South Africa:Gauteng Notes Increase in Reported Incidents of Femicide, Gender-Based Violence

[News24Wire] The Gauteng community and safety department believes it is making inroads in fighting gender-based crimes in the province despite communities being frustrated with the time it takes for cases to be concluded following arrests.

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South Africa:We Won’t Be Intimidated By U.S. Threats to Withdraw Aid – Deputy Minister

[News24Wire] South Africa will not be intimidated by the US’s recent threats to cut aid to countries that vote against them at the United Nations, said International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers.

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South Africa:2-Year-Old ‘Too Young to Testify’, Rape Allegation Against Creche Worker Withdrawn

[News24Wire] A creche, situated in an upmarket Cape Town suburb, is at the centre of rape allegations involving a two-year-old girl and a creche employee, but the case has been removed from the court roll because she is too young to testify.

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