4 protesters arrested for stoning cars

2015-03-16 09:17

Four people have been arrested for public violence in Soweto after blocking a road and pelting passing cars with stones during a protest to demand electricity, police say.

Man arrested for stabbing girlfriend to death

2015-03-01 14:48

A man has been arrested in Diepkloof in connection with the murder of his 23-year-old girlfriend, Gauteng police say.

'Gun' used in a rape was a toy

2015-02-23 05:00

Two men have been arrested for raping two women in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, using a toy gun, Gauteng police say.

Taxi driver surrenders a week after hit-and-run

2015-02-03 19:52

A taxi driver who evaded arrest for over a week after a fatal hit-and-run, has handed himself to police.

SAHRC wants government to act on xenophobia

2015-02-03 05:00

The SA Human Rights Commission has called on the government to act on the "sporadic attacks" on immigrants and the looting of their businesses across the country.

Police fire rubber bullets at Diepsloot protesters

2015-01-31 15:27

Police have fired rubber bullets at a group of protesters in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, following an attempted land grab in the area.

3 suspected hijackers held in Soweto

2015-01-29 11:08

Three men who were about to hijack a truck transporting cigarettes have been arrested in Freedom Park, Soweto, police say.

No looting in Gauteng overnight - police

2015-01-27 07:08

Gauteng police say no looting of foreign-run shops has been reported overnight, after widespread looting in parts of the province over the last week.

More arrests in Soweto looting spree

2015-01-25 18:56

The number of people arrested in connection with looting of foreign owned shops in Soweto has risen to almost 200, police say.

Looting can't be justified, says Manamela

2015-01-25 16:00

The looting that flared up in Soweto cannot be justified, Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela says.


5 arrested for stolen cars in Soweto

2015-03-04 10:57

Five men have been arrested for the alleged possession of stolen cars in Kliptown, Soweto, Gauteng police say.

Police keep eye on Soweto after foreigner set alight

2015-02-27 10:18

Police are continuing to monitor Doornkop in Soweto after a foreign shop owner was set alight.

Man held for killing uncle

2015-02-08 12:00

A 41-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly killed his uncle during a squabble in Jabulani, Soweto, police say.


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Quiet in Diepsloot after land grab protest

2015-02-01 17:07

Police are continuing to monitor the situation in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, following an attempted land grab in the area.

Security guards shoot would-be robber

2015-01-31 08:36

A man is under police guard in hospital after being shot by security guards while allegedly trying to rob a delivery vehicle, Gauteng police say.

Somali board warns shop owners to stay away

2015-01-27 14:38

Foreign shop owners displaced by violence and looting in Gauteng should not return to their businesses yet, the Somali Community Board says.

Police: Looting in Langlaagte, 2 shot dead

2015-01-25 22:15

The police have said that they are investigating a case of arson and murder after two people were shot dead during looting in Langlaagte in Johannesburg.

Soweto unrest: 'Cops told us to loot'

2015-01-25 17:08

Foreign shop owners and those who took part in, or witnessed, the looting of those shops last week, have described how police actively stole goods and helped others raid the shops.

Govt ignoring xenophobia, says ADF

2015-01-25 11:08

Government continues to deny that there is xenophobia in South Africa, the African Diaspora Forum says in an open letter to President Jacob Zuma.

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