Women name, shame big-name bullies
AS the outrage over Mduduzi Manana beating up a woman drags on, several other high-profile individuals have been accused of using violence to settle disputes with women.
TUMISHO MASHA: The actor has been accused of abuse by his wife Zozibini. She claims Masha routinely assaulted her in front of their children.
ARTHUR MAFOKATE: The musician popularly called the King of Kwaito has been dragged to court by ex-girlfriend and singer Busisiwe Cici Twala. Mafokate has also laid countercharges against her. In the first incident of assault, Twala allegedly bled from her vagina, and broke her pelvic bones in the second and latest assault. MARKS MAPONYANE: The former soccer star-turned commentator has been accused of abuse by his wife. His wife left their marital home after accusing her husband of assaulting her.
MDU MASILELA: The Kwaito star was arrested earlier this year for allegedly threatening to kill his wife. Masilela was accused of pulling a gun on his wife and then shooting wildly in the air.
EUPHONIK: The DJ, born Themba Nkosi, was accused by his thengirlfriend Bonang Matheba of assault. He appeared in court a few times and Matheba withdrew the charges against him.
PATRICK WISANI: The former branch chairperson for the ANCYL in greater Johannesburg sjambokked his girlfriend Nosipho Mandleleni to death in 2015. He’s currently serving a 20-year sentence.