Wednesday, 01 July 2015A man was arrested for allegedly beating his two-year-old daughter to death and is also accused of having locked his wife for six hours so that he could achieve his wicked plan.
Tuesday, 30 June 2015A mother and her 1-year-old infant were found alive five days after a plane crash in a dense jungle of western Colombia, an incident which authorities described as “a miracle.” The 18-year-old-Murillo and her infant, who have disappeared in a plane crash, have been found by rescuers near the site where the Cessna 303 crashed one week ago in thick vegetation close to Quibdo in the Choco province of Colombia.
Friday, 26 June 2015Premeditated violence against children has made headlines recently in SA communities. A great number of poverty-stricken girls are being pushed into prostitution by their mothers in the Free State in order for them to survive, according to the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Task (Sweat) Group’s Free State and North West provincial manager Sogomotso Ntlhaile. A 16-year-old school girl, who lives in Bethlehem in the Free State, shared how she usually spends her afternoon doing sexual favours for her mother’s male friends in order for them to survive financially. The teen has been forced to do this job for two years and gets R100 for having sex, she said.
Thursday, 25 June 2015A police officer accused of sexually molesting and raping his stepdaughter, admitted that he engaged in an incestuous relationship with his cousin,the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge heard on Tuesday. The girl, who is now 17, testified earlier this month of how she was sexually assaulted by her stepfather when she was six. She testified that she was forced to touch and kiss his genitals on different occasions before he raped her. Nonetheless, the girl, whose identity cannot be disclosed, said she had reported the incidents to her mother only four years later, in 2009, claiming she was too scared of her aggressive stepfather’s reactions.
Wednesday, 24 June 2015Organ donor campaigner Jenna Lowe died on June 8. Lowe’s family send out an open invitation for the memorial service that was held on Saturday Herschel Girls’ Senior School in Cape Town. The family said in the invitation that they will “commemorate and pay tribute to an extraordinary life”. Hundreds of people gathered to pay their last respects.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015A South African under-aged girl is suffering from malaria after being allegedly trafficked to Malawi, according to local reports A sick 14-year-old girl and her 20-year-old relative are due to be repatriated after they were severely mistreatment.