"House of Horrors" - What made him do it?

2014-06-30 09:27

What drives men to commit such despicable crimes, and is there anything we can do about it?

"House of Horrors" - What made him do it?

2014-06-27 09:59

What drives men to commit such despicable crimes, and is there anything we can do about it?

Paranoid mama

2014-05-02 09:00

Who do you trust with your kids? Not many, says Masanda Peter.

Radebe welcomes ukuthwala conviction

2014-02-15 06:30

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has welcomed the first conviction of a man linked to the ukuthwala practice in the Western Cape.

False kidnap case postponed

2013-12-20 21:44

A woman accused of falsely claiming her baby was kidnapped has appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court.

2 Roma kids removed from Irish families

2013-10-23 21:17

Irish authorities say they removed two children from Roma families due to concerns about their identity, sparking warnings about racial profiling following the Greek “mystery girl” inquiry.

Chinese police rescue 92 abducted kids

2013-09-28 08:00

Chinese authorities say 92 abducted children have been rescued in a police operation that netted 301 suspects in a massive child trafficking scheme.

Your child, gone in 90 seconds

2013-09-04 12:43

TV experiment proves kids WILL go with strangers, against parent’s advice.

Cop appears for Mpuma kidnapping

2013-07-22 18:57

A Gauteng policeman has appeared in the Carolina Magistrate's Court in connection with a house robbery and kidnapping, Mpumalanga police say.

4 Turkish hostages freed in Afghanistan

2013-05-14 20:23

Taliban insurgents have released the final four Turkish engineers held hostage since their helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan last month.

French hostages abducted in Cameroon freed

2013-02-21 13:16

Seven French nationals taken hostage in northern Cameroon earlier this week have been freed, reports say, citing Cameroonian military sources.

Japan pressured over snatched kids

2013-02-20 14:01

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be pressured to pledge progress on an international divorce treaty which unfairly favours Japanese parents, when meeting Barack Obama this week.

4 in court for official's kidnapping

2013-01-16 21:31

Three teenagers and a man accused of kidnapping a senior government official have appeared in the Mankweng Magistrate's Court.

Mali Islamists execute Algerian diplomat

2012-09-02 17:41

Islamic extremists say they have executed an Algerian diplomat who was kidnapped during their takeover of northern Mali, according to a statement.

Algeria kidnapped diplomats doing well

2012-04-23 22:37

Seven Algerian diplomats kidnapped in Gao in northeastern Mali are in good health, Algeria's foreign minister says, adding that contacts have been established with the kidnappers.

Can you trust your child’s nanny?

2012-02-08 09:24

How much do you know about the person who looks after your child?

Boy kidnapped in forest

2012-01-02 18:19

A 10-year-old boy has been kidnapped in a plantation forest at the Khothana Village in Nqamakwe, Eastern Cape.

Protect your family from abduction

2011-10-13 08:49

These simple rules could save your children’s lives.


2011-08-16 16:20

What should have been a presposterous but highly enjoyable B-grade action thriller is undone by its utterly charmless lead star, Taylor Lautner.

Italian tourist abducted in desert

2011-02-04 19:03

An Italian tourist has been abducted by suspected Islamic militants in Algeria's remote southern desert, a report says.

FNB robbed, manager kidnapped

2010-10-26 21:54

Police are investigating the kidnapping of an Eastern Cape bank manager by robbers who forced him to unlock the First National Bank at Peddie to steal money.

Paranoid mama

2009-10-16 12:06

Who do you trust with your kids? Not many, says Masanda Peter.

Missing Gauteng girl, 13, found

2009-06-18 11:05

A man has been arrested for abduction after a missing 13-year-old girl was found at his house in Kathlehong South.


"House of Horrors" - What made him do it?

2014-06-28 19:00

What drives men to commit such despicable crimes, and is there anything we can do about it?

Missing Nigerian girls start 2nd month in captivity

2014-05-14 15:08

More than 200 schoolgirls have begun their second month as Boko Haram hostages, with Nigeria's government indicating it is willing to talk to the militants to secure their release.

Sudan sex video man gets 40 lashes

2014-02-20 22:30

A Sudanese man whose video of others having sex with a pregnant Ethiopian teenager created a rare case of internet controversy in the conservative nation has been sentenced to 40 lashes.

Jhb kidnappers caught red handed

2014-02-06 22:22

Eight men, including a police officer, have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a man in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg.

Tattoo your kids for safety

2013-10-08 11:41

Temporary tattoos could help prevent your children vanishing into thin air.

Ohio reviews Castro's prison cell suicide

2013-09-06 08:03

The family of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro plans to claim his body as investigations sought to determine how the notorious prisoner managed to hang himself with a bed sheet.

Ohio kidnapper Castro commits suicide

2013-09-04 07:08

Ohio corrections officials say Ariel Castro who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade has committed suicide at a state prison facility.

Nigeria hostages rescued

2013-05-24 18:21

Nigeria's military says it has rescued women and children taken hostage by Islamic extremists after an attack on a police barracks.

Abduction: Closure and hope

2013-05-07 10:11

Girls return home after 10 years in captivity, renewing hopes for other missing kids.

Pirates kidnap six foreigners in Nigeria

2013-02-20 19:46

Armed pirates who stormed an oil service ship off Nigeria have kidnapped six foreigners and demanded a $1.3m ransom for their release, the police and military say.

Woman forced to kidnap, court hears

2013-02-01 15:27

Khadija Khan was held against her will and was forced to take part in the kidnapping of baby Revelation Jones, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

Runaway UK teacher charged

2012-10-10 22:29

British police have charged Jeremy Forrest, the British teacher who ran away with a 15-year-old pupil, after he was extradited from France back to England.

Nigerian police kill four kidnappers

2012-08-21 18:51

Nigerian police say they killed four kidnappers in southern Edo state following a car chase after the hostage escaped.

Mali group ready to free Swiss hostage

2012-04-22 18:17

A Swiss woman abducted last week in rebel-held Timbuktu in northern Mali has been snatched from her captors by an armed group that wants to free her.

Child Trace Child Identification Initiative

2012-01-13 11:25

Iris recognition technology which could help protect your child.

Are our streets safe for kids?

2011-11-25 11:45

Most South African parents are happy for their kids to walk to school. How about you?

Sigourney Weaver happy with older roles

2011-09-20 20:38

Sigourney Weaver believes there are always lovely parts for older actresses and she enjoys mixing up her choice of movie roles.

Swiss twins' father mailed euros - uncle

2011-02-08 19:50

An uncle of the missing Swiss twins says the girls' mother received €5 000 in mailings from their father before he was found dead.

KwaZulu-Natal bridge robbers get 47 years

2010-11-02 22:39

Two people who hijacked and threw a school teacher off the uMkhomazi River Bridge were sentenced to a total of 47 years in jail by the Durban Regional Court.

Gawe oom Gert van Rooyen

2010-01-15 13:17

Sumanda Maritz vertel van haar noue ontkoming met die monster, Gert van Rooyen.

Duo held for human trafficking

2009-07-07 11:58

A West Rand couple has been arrested on charges of abduction, human trafficking and extortion after allegedly kidnapping a Zimbabwean woman.

Abductors arrested in Delft

2009-05-30 21:03

Three men seeking ransom after abducting a woman from a supermarket in Constantia have been arrested near Delft.

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