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Teacher convicted of sexual offence on minor remains in classroom

November 17, 2013 • News

Found guilty of sexual assault on daughter but teaching school kids. By ZISANDA NKONKOBE A teacher, who was convicted of sexually abusing his then 15-year-old daughter last year, is back teaching children at an Eastern Cape school. This has infuriated parents who want the man to be dismissed from the school. In court papers, which the… Read More ›

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Teacher convicted of sexual offence on minor remains in classroom

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Found guilty of sexual assault on daughter but teaching school kids. By ZISANDA NKONKOBE A teacher, who was convicted of sexually abusing his then 15-year-old daughter last year, is back teaching children at an Eastern Cape school. This has infuriated parents who want the man to be dismissed from the school. In court papers, which the… Read More ›

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B(itching) hour

Poor artists collective

For those Cape Town-based followers, here’s a show to consider supporting. I don’t know much more about them or the production other than that it looks like quite an interesting initiative. The director emailed me with the below info. Why not have a look? I’d also love to publish a review by whoever does watch the show.

Opinion »

The woman who cried wolf – and why we should always believe her

(22) modafinil-depression

Quite a bizarre exchange has taken place on this website over the last couple of days. I’ve decided to write about it to clarify my stance, as well as to address the immensely problematic issues that have flared up as a result of what went down.

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90 years of Esterhuizen

The big day has finally arrived!

My family celebrated my grandmother’s 90th birthday last weekend. Here are some pictures from the monumental event.

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Payback as Tholeni killer is sentenced to life in prison

Mabhayi

FOR five years, Bulelani Mabhayi went undetected as he raped and murdered women and children in a small Eastern Cape village. Yesterday it was payback time for his victims’ relatives when the courts gave him 25 life jail sentences for a crime spree that has made him one of the most prolific serial murderers in… Read More ›

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Rhodes Confessions page – is this how we want to represent Rhodes?

(35) Rape post

Since I’m been blamed for taking down the first Confessions page even though I didn’t, I’ll take credit where it’s due and highlight the beyond the pale posts on the new one.

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Why I didn’t report my rape #41 – I didn’t want to be “used goods”

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“Get over it” were the first words that came out of my mother’s mouth. This was followed by a few grunts from my aunt, who said: “First you shame us with this behaviour and now you expect us to endorse you going to the cops to shame the entire family?” This morning I realized that… Read More ›

Silent Protest

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