EDITORIAL | Our blood-stained heritage is a badge of shame


EDITORIAL | Our blood-stained heritage is a badge of shame

The to-do over braais and ‘Jerusalema’ seems irreverent as most South Africans are none the wiser in the face of brutal GBV

Sunday Times DAILY

On Heritage Day last Thursday, 18-year-old Moesha Magotha was punched repeatedly in the face, stabbed at least 20 times on her shoulders, arms and legs, and had a four-letter swear word carved onto her forehead.

At the weekend, a 17-month-old KwaZulu-Natal baby had boiling water thrown onto her by a family member in an alleged revenge attack over a dispute.

Magotha is now fighting for her life in a hospital in Port Elizabeth while the man accused of defiling her face and attempting to snuff out her life sits temporarily in a jail...

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