Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle: Gender-based violence a crisis in SA
Meghan Markle attended a roundtable discussion with ActionAid’s director Nondumiso Nsibande, Rachel Jewkes of the SA Medical Research Council, Teddy Bear clinic’s Elizabeth Steenkamp and Bafana Khumalo of Sonke Gender Justice.
Gender-based violence a crisis in SA - Meghan, Duchess of Sussex
Meghan Markle has met with representatives of NGOs who spoke about how rife gender-based violence was in South Africa.
GALLERY: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex gives hugs at GBV discussion
The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, visited Action Aid, an organisation that works against poverty and injustice, to discuss gender-based violence and its impact in South Africa.
Don't Panic! It will be business as usual in banking sector
The Labour Court ruled that the planned banking sector strike would be unprotected. Trade union federation Cosatu and banking union Sasbo were interdicted by the court on Thursday. Banking Unity South Africa assured South Africans that it would be business as usual.
Case against fourth suspect in Amy'Leigh De Jager case postponed
The fourth suspect in the Amy'Leigh De Jager kidnapping case appeared in the Vanderbijlpark Magistrates Court and asked to apply for legal aid on Wednesday. Mohlomohi Bafokeng is the final suspect to appear in the matter related to the kidnapping of the six-year-old girl.
Are Comics the new Van Gogh?
The Art of Comics is the first exhibition of its kind at the Johannesburg Art Gallery. The selection of comic art shows how art and comics have been intertwined throughout history. SA superhero comic creator Loyiso Mkize speaks about how this is a platform to tell our own stories.
A bunch of winners: Ndlovu Youth Choir arrives back home
Scores of people gathered at the OR Tambo International Airport to welcome the Ndlovu Youth Choir back home. The group, from Moutse in Limpopo, returned on Friday after an impressive run on America's Got Talent.
Here's what it means to be part of the Ndlovu Youth Choir
The Ndlovu Youth Choir's journey at America's Got Talent came to an end on Thursday morning, after California native Kodi Lee was crowned the season 14 winner. Family and choir mates said they were still proud of them.
The Ndlovu Youth Choir's roots: A healing programme for Moutse
The Ndlovu Youth Choir is the first African choir to make it to the finals of America's Got Talent, but what many South Africans may not know is that the group was started as a healing programme in response to socio-economic issues in the small Limpopo village of Moutse.
Protesters: 'The money to fight gender-based violence is in Sandton'
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the Johannesburg Stock Exchange offices in Sandton to protest against gender-based violence. They said if government could not come up with funding solutions to assist, corporate needed to step in.
'I'm tired, I want to go home' - Displaced foreign nationals
Hundreds of Mozambican, Zimbabwean and Malawian nationals who were displaced by the recent wave of clashes between locals and foreign nationals are living at community halls in Katlehong. They said they were ready to go home if South Africans didn't want them in the country, but warned that South Africans would regret it.
Malema: The police have failed South Africa's women
EFF leader Julius Malema, speaking at a press conference in Braamfontein, said the South African Police Service was one of the institutions that had not assisted victims of gender-based violence adequately, adding to the number of unreported cases.
Malema: Capital is happy we're killing each other
Speaking at a press conference in Braamfontein, EFF leader Julius Malema said the strengthening of the rand is a sign that the violence in South Africa is making those in power happy.
'Women aren't raping themselves, men should be held accountable' - activists
Several marches, vigils and memorial services took place across the country for victims of gender-based violence. Activists are calling for action from those in power, while emphasising that men should be held accountable for their role in attacks on woman and girls.
Cele: No need for SANDF in Johannesburg
Speaking outside Jeppestown police station, Police Minister Bheki Cele said the unrest around Johannesburg is due to disgruntled residents which can't be likened to gangsterism in Western Cape.
Watson Family: Gavin Watson was a man of God
The family of Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson described him as a man of God who's only fault was "trusting other people too much". Speaking at his memorial, his housekeeper said she hoped his children would still be as good to her as their father was.
Mokonyane: In time, I'll tell you what Watson has done
Speaking at Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson's memorial, former Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane called on the media to think about families before breaking the news of loved ones' death on social media. She also said a time would come when she would share the truth about Watson and Angelo Agrizzi following his testimony at the Zondo inquiry.
Amcu: Exporting our minerals increases unemployment
Thousands of people gathered at the koppie in Marikana on Friday to remember those who were killed during a wage strike seven years ago.The event was organised by mining union Amcu. At least 34 miners were gunned down by police on 16 August 2012.