Monthly Archives: September 2019

Prince Andrew Abuse Allegations: Accuser Speaks Out About Being Trafficked To the Royal

The royal family has weathered many scandals during their time, but this latest one could be the most damning yet. Prince Andrew, the third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, has long been a fan-favorite of viewers and media outlets alike: His charming demeanor and an easygoing attitude making it easy to like him. Still, […]


Speaking in New York on Saturday night, she highlighted intolerance as the biggest obstacle to building a world free from poverty and inequality. International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor. Picture: @DIRCO_ZA/Twitter CAPE TOWN – International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor has called on the United Nations to join South Africa in urgently fighting the scourge […]

Trafficking and the corruption, collusion nexus

by Marcel van der Watt (John McCann/M&G) CRIME The recently released 2019 United States state department Trafficking in Persons report ranked South Africa on the tier two watch list for the second consecutive year. This ranking is not new for South Africa, which occupied the same position from 2005 to 2008. The South African government has made […]


The suspects allegedly kidnapped three Ethiopian teenagers and contacted their parents with demands for ransoms of R50,000 for each of them. Picture: Supplied JOHANNESBURG – The Hawks have arrested five men in Brixton and Mayfair on suspicion of human trafficking. The suspects allegedly kidnapped three Ethiopian teenagers. Their parents, who live in the North West, […]

Number of Young African Girls Trafficked to Europe for Prostitution Reaches Alarming Levels

The number of young African girls trafficked to Europe for prostitution has increased by almost 600 percent in the first half of this year. In its report, which was released last week in Italian, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) warns that the sexual exploitation of African migrants in Europe has reached disturbing levels, with the majority […]

Nepal’s ‘Mother Teresa’ Has Rescued Over 18,000 Girls from Sex Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala works to help exploited Nepali women and children sold into sex slavery. Embed from Getty Images Why Global Citizens Should CareSex trafficking takes agency, education opportunities, and hope for a better future away from young girls around the world. Governments can help solve this issue by adopting and enforcing human trafficking laws and […]

Gender Department scales up efforts to address teenage pregnancy in Elmina

The Central Regional Department of Gender on Wednesday organised a community documentary roadshow in Elmina to educate guardians, parents and community members on the implications of adolescent pregnancy and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV). It was organised in collaboration with the Central Regional Coordinating Council (CRCC) and funded by the United Nations Population Fund […]

JEFFREY Epstein’s ‘sex slave’ today claimed she had sex with Prince Andrew in a toilet – and alleges the royal “said thank you” afterwards.

Virginia Roberts claims she romped with the Duke of York when she was 17 after he plied her with vodka at London’s Tramp nightclub. Roberts’ dramatic allegations came in an interview tonight with NBC’s Dateline along with five more of the shamed tycoon’s accusers. The royal has vehemently denied the accusations against him, branding them […]

SA needs to change, TD Jakes says on gender violence, xenophobia crisis

By LETHU NXUMALO DURBAN – Televangelist Bishop T.D Jakes believes that South Africa still has a fighting chance to overcome the scourge of gender-based violence and alleged xenophobic attacks which have plagued the country. Businessmen, church leaders and ordinary folk gathered at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Conference Centre for Jakes’ inaugural Leadership Summit on […]