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EDUCATION

On what would have been her 21st birthday, UWC pays tribute to murdered student Jesse Hess.

Jesse Hess, a slain University of the Western Cape (UWC) student, would have turned 21 on Monday. Dozens of sunflowers were placed at the student's home in memory of her and her grandfather, Chris Lategan, 85. On August 30, 2019, Hess, an aspiring pastor and first-year UWC theology student, and her grandfather were discovered dead at their home in Parow, Cape Town.

  2 months ago ago
On what would have been her 21st birthday, UWC pays tribute to murdered student Jesse Hess.

CRIME

A year after Jesse Hess (19) death her family are still very sad about her death

A year after Jesse Hess (19) and her Granddad Chris Lategan (85) was murdered in their flat, their families are still struggling very much to accept their death. It is especially hard for them since a family member David van Boven was arrested. On Sunday family and friends went to visit Jesse's grave, as this was her one year anniversary after passing away last year due to being murdered. Even Albert Fritz and Zeke Wareley from the communities safety group came to put flowers on her grave. When you look at Social

  1 year ago ago
A year after Jesse Hess (19) death her family are still very sad about her death

POLITICS

President Cyril Ramaphosa Introduces Three New Gender-Based Violence Bills

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced three new Gender-Based Violence (GBV) bills that were promised to last year September GBV protestors to expand on the GBV act and introduce a law designed to fill the gaps that allow some perpetrators of these crimes to evade justice. Last year, this time nation was reeling from the murders of Uyinene Mrwetyana, Leighandre Jegels, Jesse Hess and a number of other women who had lost their lives at the hands of men. Women, men and children marched to Parliament to protest against

  1 year ago ago
President Cyril Ramaphosa Introduces Three New Gender-Based Violence Bills

POLITICS

Good and bad news from Pres Ramaphosa on Monday morning

During the August women's month in South Africa, what was supposed to be a period of reviving the value of women turned into a period of mourning over the women who were killed in the hands of male perpetrators. The month was bloody yet a few arrests were made.A number of demonstrations were made against gender based violence and the killing of women. There has been calls for the President of South Africa to act faster like what he did during lockdown as the crimes against women were on the increase. Even the

  1 year ago ago
Good and bad news from Pres Ramaphosa on Monday morning

CRIME

New GBV Bills Seek To Restore Survivors' Trust In Justice

At that point, the country was reeling from the homicides of Uyinene Mrwetyana, Leighandre Jegels, Jesse Hess and various other ladies who had lost their lives on account of ruthless men.  From every social foundation, youthful and old, understudies and working ladies, the serene dissenters held overtop notices that read 'That's the last straw' and 'Am I next?'. The pain and the annoyance was tangible that day. As I got their unmistakably enunciated requests, it was obvious to me that we expected to act earnestly

  1 year ago ago
New GBV Bills Seek To Restore Survivors' Trust In Justice

CRIME

Cyril Ramaphosa announces New GBV Bills seek to restore survivors trust in justice

A year in the past, almost to the day, heaps of girls, men and youngsters marched to Parliament to protest against a spate of rapes and killings of women and children. on the time, the country turned into reeling from the murders of Uyinene Mrwetyana, Leighandre Jegels, Jesse Hess and some of different ladies who had lost their lives on the arms of brutal men. From all social backgrounds, old and young, students and running women, the peaceful protesters held aloft placards that study ‘sufficient is enough’

  1 year ago ago
Cyril Ramaphosa announces New GBV Bills seek to restore survivors trust in justice

CRIME

What is domestic violence? And South Africa’s New Gender-Based Violence enacted Laws.

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa recently introduced three new bills to parliament that are designed to bring justice to the victims of gender-based violence (GBV).  While these bills have been approved by the cabinet, they are still up for commentary and changes from the South African public. With these bills, the government hopes to tackle three key issues that relate to GBV: the process of applying for a protection order; state police not taking harassment claims seriously; and the lack of accountability

  1 year ago ago
What is domestic violence? And South Africa’s New Gender-Based Violence enacted Laws.

CRIME

Jesse Hess was raped

Just a few days ago Jesse Hess and her Grandfather had a memorail service. The deaths still being a very sensitive matter is still causing a lot off pain an had an even more horrific discovery. Jesse was also raped when she was still alive and her Aunt Sandy Hess is very stocked about the news. Jesse's body was found naked on the bed, but nobody informed her Family that she had also been raped. David van Boven and his Friend Tasliem Ambrose is charges with 6 different charges. They have been charged with murder,

  1 year ago ago
Jesse Hess was raped