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Phiyega must step up cop training to avoid sham

The Oscar Pistorius case has gripped the nation and the world since Valentine’s Day when he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Much of the focus last week was also on the police investigating officer, Detective Warrant Officer, Hilton Botha. Hours after Eyewitness News revealed that Botha himself was facing several criminal charges relating to a […]

Everyone needs to row in order to turn the tide

“GRANNY, 100, raped; 16-year-old gangraped; Nine arrested in North West for gang rape; 3-year-old raped in Cosmo City; Soweto pastor arrested for rape…” And so the headlines continue. The rape scourge has finally outraged the nation. I wrote in this column last week that it is critical for us to take this collective rage and […]