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11 January 2019 5:06 AM DNA request made in Ronaldo rape case

Los Angeles - Las Vegas police have asked soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to submit a DNA sample as part of their investigation into rape made against him. The Juventus forward has vehemently denied the accusations - with his lawyer, Peter Christiansen, telling AFP the request was standard procedure. "Mr Ronaldo has always maintained, as he does today 35

10 January 2019 6:42 AM Aussie cricketer in court on charge of raping sleeping woman

Cape Town - Australian cricketer Alex Hepburn has been accused of raping a sleeping woman in his flat. According to the ABC Sports website, the now 23-year-old all-rounder has pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape following a charge back in 2017. Hepburn, who was born in Perth but now plays his cricket out of Worcestershire in England, claims the alleged 36

28 December 2018 5:43 PM Militia chief in DRC blamed for multiple rapes arrested

A notorious Democratic Republic of Congo militia chief whose men have been accused of systematic rapes has been arrested, the army said on Friday. Isaac Chirambiza was seized on Tuesday with three of his men in a military operation in South Kivu province, regional spokesperson Captain Dieudonne Kasereka told AFP. One soldier died in the operation, which 29

21 December 2018 1:56 PM UN report finds women migrants in Libya often face gang rape

The "overwhelming majority" of women and older girls who passed through Libya as migrants reported being gang-raped by traffickers or witnessed others taken away to be abused, the United Nations said 0n Thursday in a report based on hundreds of interviews. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said its report, along with the UN support 41

18 December 2018 6:19 PM 20 years behind bars for man who killed 2 schoolgirls

A 25-year-old man, who killed two Cunningham Senior Secondary School female pupils, is to spend 20 years behind bars for the murders. This, after the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha sentenced Andisile Cetane to 20 years in jail for the murders, but acquitted him of rape charges. Cetane killed 16-year-old Sphosethu Waphi and 20-year-old Nandipha Mtuzula 53

11 December 2018 10:18 AM Omotoso's lawyers preparing to go to ConCourt

Pastor Timothy Omotoso's legal team say they are preparing to approach the Constitutional Court, after the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) dismissed their application to have the judge overseeing the case recuse himself. "We are proceeding with an application to the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal," advocate Peter Daubermann said in a text message 34

10 December 2018 8:25 AM Omotoso rape trial postponed to the new year

The rape trial of controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso has been postponed pending the outcome of a Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) decision on his application for Judge Mandela Makaula's recusal. Omotoso and his co-accused, Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho, made a brief appearance in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth. "All the papers are in order 50

10 December 2018 3:24 AM Omotoso back in court over request for judge to recuse himself

Pastor Timothy Omotoso is back in the High Court in Port Elizabeth on Monday to hear if the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has made an order on whether to grant his application for Judge Mandela Makaula to recuse himself from the case. Makuala in October previously rejected the defence's two applications for leave to appeal his ruling that he won't recuse 29

06 December 2018 6:42 AM Eastern Cape man asks wife to take him back, then allegedly rapes her

A 46-year-old Eastern Cape man has been arrested by Centane police for allegedly raping his estranged wife. According to spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha, the couple was separated. The 35-year-old victim went to the home of the suspect to collect her belongings on Tuesday at around 11:00. The man then tried to persuade the woman to take him back, but she turned 51

18 November 2018 3:24 PM 'Rise in kidnapping of women and children is concerning'

An increase in the kidnappings of women and children in Gauteng is concerning, provincial Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane said on Sunday. She said an incident involving a minibus-taxi driver on Friday happened in the wake of her department hosting a taxi summit following incidents of kidnapping, robbery and rape within the industry. On Friday 46