What a student from Stellenbosch University has done is not only an insult to the fellow student who is a victim, but an insult to all Africans since we are cherishing the spirit of ubuntu this month. Such a behaviour should be harshly discouraged with no mercy whatsoever. Bullying is another thing, but urinating on someone's belongings is objectifying a human being to trash.
I do not have plans to meet with the Du Toits although they would love for that to happen. I'm very much committed to seeing this fight through to the end. If I come out of this with anything [it should] be the dignity of my child restored and the perpetrator facing what's due to them.
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Moscow said nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters had surrendered in Russian-held Mariupol as it shored up a key gain in the south, while the US became the latest Western country to reopen its embassy in Kyiv. Ukraine has ordered its garrison in Mariupol to stand down, but the ultimate outcome of Europe's bloodiest battle for decades remains unresolved.
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A Stellenbosch University student has been arrested for alleged rape, the South African Police Service (Saps) has confirmed. The suspect was arrested on Thursday morning after a 19-year-old girl reported the incident to the police. According to the police, the alleged rape occurred at around 10:30pm on Wednesday at a residence on Victoria Street in Stellenbosch.
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