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Rape&Abuse

Police rescue kidnapped woman

PATROLLING police officers from the K-9 dog unit in East London inadvertently rescued a kidnap victim from two alleged rapists when they pulled over a vehicle yesterday morning.

MOVING FORWARD: Border Women's tighthead Nombasa Hagile gallops with the ball with the forward pack in support against the Blue Bulls at the Buffalo City Stadium a fortnight ago. Border won that game 31-17

Border women looking for their second victory

THE BORDER Women’s senior rugby team will be looking to record their second consecutive victory in their inter-provincial clash against Eastern Province in Port Elizabeth this afternoon.

MUSIC TO MY EARS: Popular musician Zahara sings as Buffalo City mayor  Zukiswa Ncitha listens in during the state of the metro address held at Steve  Biko centre in Ginsberg yestreday  Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA

Metro to set aside R1bn for youth and women

A BILLION rand worth of tenders will be awarded to youth, women and people with disabilities, Buffalo City Metro mayor Zukiswa Ncitha announced during the state of the metro address yesterday.

POWER PUNCH: Noni Tenge sends Argentinean Silvia Zacarias to the canvas with a body shot during their welterweight clash at the Orient Theatre last weekend

BSA seeks better deal for women

Fight federation criticises training methods BOXING SA has criticised the training methods employed by the trainers of female fighters following the disappointing loss of local lass Unathi Myekeni last weekend.

Daily Dispatch

Majodina: SA justice system fails women

EASTERN Cape social development and special programmes MEC Pemmy Majodina has fired a salvo at the country’s justice system, accusing it of failing South African women.

UNITY IS STRENGTH: Three days and 92km later, the ‘Wild Women on the Run’ completed their off-road adventure along the Wild Coast, raising R60000 for local charitiesPicture: SUPPLIED

Charities benefit after ‘wild women’ finish epic trail run

THREE days and 92km later, 20 of East London’s “wild women” completed the challenge of running along the Wild Coast raising money for charity and in joyous spirits.

DAILY DISPATCH

Insight: MEC pulls rug out from under least powerful

HOW does real change happen? This is a question that was very much on my mind when confronted with the phenomenon of single women acquiring residential sites in communal areas after 1994.

ACT NOW: A protester holds a placard with a clear message during yesterday’s Cosatu and Eastern Cape Aids Council march to protest rape and  gender-based violence. It was International Women’s day yesterday. Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Survivors

A SURFING “pit-stop” in East London while on their way to the Drakensberg mountain range turned into a nightmare for two Swedish women touring the country last year.

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