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Intimate homicide is now the leading cause of female homicides in the country, having accounted for 50% of female homicides in 1999 but 57% in 2009.
Intimate homicide has accounted for 50% of female homicides in 1999 but 57% in 2009. ( )

Intimate homicide leading cause of female homicides in SA

The vast majority of women who are murdered in South Africa die at the hands of their husbands, boyfriends and lovers, that's according to studies on female homicide. (infographic)

Judge Masipa was balanced and just : law expert
Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:41
Judge Masipa was balanced and just : law expert
Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:41
A homemade bomb exploded close to a restaurant in Baghdad's Sheikh Omar neighborhood.
Baghdad restaurant bombs kill 21
Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:30
Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of culpable homicide.
Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of culpable homicide.

South Africa

Intimate homicide is now the leading cause of female homicides in the country, having accounted for 50% of female homicides in 1999 but 57% in 2009.
Intimate homicide leading cause of female homicides in SA

Tuesday 21 October 2014 16:54

The vast majority of women who are murdered in South Africa die at the hands of their husbands, boyfriends and lovers, that's according to studies on female homicide. (infographic)

Africa

Mozambique’s provincial election results sluggish  

Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:10

The election results for only six of Mozambique's 11 provinces have been released so far.

World

A homemade bomb exploded close to a restaurant in Baghdad's Sheikh Omar neighborhood.
Baghdad restaurant bombs kill 21

Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:30

A series of bombs targeting restaurants across Baghdad killed at least 21 people on Tuesday, police and medics said.

Politics

Fleurhof military veterans receive houses

Tuesday 21 October 2014 07:05

It was joy all-round as three elderly military veterans received fully furnished houses in Fleurhof, Johannesburg on Monday.

Business

Europe has said banks can only pay bonuses to staff equivalent to twice their fixed pay
HSBC boss says EU banker bonus cap a 'retrograde' step

Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:41

European rules to cap bankers' bonuses at twice fixed pay are "a retrograde step" that could add to difficulty in recruiting staff to the industry.

Science

The poultry sector accounts for 48 % of the agriculture industry.
Poultry vaccine study underway in SA

Tuesday 21 October 2014 13:18

In response to the increase in poultry culling, South African researchers are conducting a study to find a vaccine to combat infectious coryza in chickens.

Lifestyle

Slim majority of Swiss back severe new immigration limits - poll

Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:58

A narrow majority of Swiss voters look set to back a referendum next month which would place severe limits on immigration to the country.

Sport

Manchester United have extended their run without an away win in the league to six games - their worst for 18 years.
Van Gaal's United not good enough, says Neville

Tuesday 21 October 2014 14:11

After an indifferent Premier League start and without an away win this season, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's belief that his side can still win the Premier League is misplaced.

Opinion

NDP requires strong leadership : Budget Speech Preview

Tuesday 21 October 2014 16:09

When Minister Nene presents this year’s medium-term budget policy statement (MTBPS) on October 22, it will reflect on how far we have come in the last 20 years.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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