Zuze J. Banda's research while affiliated with University of South Africa and other places

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South Africa continues to be plagued by gender-based violence (GBV). Recurring incidents of GBV cram news tabloids, social and electronic media, creating the impression of a country at war with itself. Of great concern is that, at the centre of these killings, men are allegedly the main culprits. This then has unleashed national protest campaigns,...


... The state trial brought against Omotoso, broadcast live on national television (TV) in the interest of public information, was held in the Port Elizabeth high court. Much has been written about this trial by scholars (see Banda 2020;Kobo 2019;Ramantswana 2019), and it was extensively analysed by journalists in print media (Maphanga 2019;Qukula 2018). While the trial was taking place, frenzied debates over every aspect of the trial were taking place on social media, creating a double trial -the legal trial, taking place in the courtroom and the public trial, taking place on social media. ...