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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 femicide has accounted for 50% of female homicides in 1999 but 57% in 2009. ( )

Intimate femicide 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)

Captaincy has helped De Villiers flourish
Tuesday 21 October 2014 17:05
Captaincy has helped De Villiers flourish
Tuesday 21 October 2014 17:05
Judge Masipa was balanced and just : law expert
Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:41
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

More explosives found in Pretoria

Tuesday 21 October 2014 18:14

More explosive devices have been found in a hole in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria on Tuesday.

Africa

Mozambique’s provincial election results sluggish  

Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:20

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

Shares of Coke fell 4% to $41.55 in premarket trading.
Coca-Cola Co. profit falls

Tuesday 21 October 2014 17:09

Coca-Cola said on Tuesday that its quarterly profit fell 14% as sales of carbonated beverage volumes in North America declined.

Science

Tuesday night offers “shooting star” spectacle

Tuesday 21 October 2014 18:17

On Tuesday night stargazers will be able to see dozens of meteors, or shooting stars, in the night sky.

Lifestyle

The use of donkey carts for transportation of goods and some commuters is popular in Limpopo
Limpopo to invest in non-motorised transportation

Tuesday 21 October 2014 17:24

The Limpopo Department of Transport is set to invest in non-motorised transportation like the use of donkey carts and bicycles as modes of transport.

Sport

Captaincy has helped De Villiers flourish

Tuesday 21 October 2014 17:05

Proteas captain AB De Villiers says the satisfaction of leading from the front has been the driving force behind his match-winning performances for the Proteas this year.

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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