12 facts on child abductions

2016-07-01 12:53

How to avoid every parent's nightmare- a child going missing.

Boy, 17, held for abducting 14-year-old girl in Malawi

2016-05-18 15:04

Police in Malawi have arrested a 17-year-old boy for abducting a 14-year-old girl, according to a report.

'Respect my privacy' - Zephany Nurse's emotional plea to media

2016-03-06 16:00

Zephany Nurse, who was abducted from the Groote Schuur Hospital 19 years ago, has spoken out and asked the media to respect her feelings.

Can you “abduct-proof” your kids?

2015-05-07 13:53

Tips to help impress the importance of stranger danger.

Czechs returned after 2 years

2015-03-28 20:13

Two female Czech tourists kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 have been released and have returned to the Czech Republic.

12 facts on child abductions

2015-01-20 08:54

How to avoid every parent's nightmare: a missing child.

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.

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.


Ethiopian children abducted by gumen freed

2016-06-09 22:10

Eighty-eight Ethiopian children abducted in April by South Sudanese gunmen have been released and returned home, the UN children's agency says.

Police search for 'stolen' albino baby in Malawi

2016-04-08 14:15

A manhunt for criminals who allegedly abducted an albino baby in Malawi's Kasungu district remains ongoing, seven days after the incident occurred.

Nokuthula Simelane's sister wants answers, truth

Nokuthula Simelane's sister Nthembi Nkadimeng speaks about the murder of her sister and says she was "disappointed" with the testimony of men accused of Simelane's murder. Umkhonto we Sizwe member Simelane went missing in 1983 after security police arrested her. Her remains were never recovered

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Abducted girl seeks interdict to stop media naming her

2015-04-02 19:41

The legal team of a girl who was abducted as a baby is to apply for an urgent court interdict preventing the media from revealing her name when she turns 18 at the end of the month.

SA mesmerised by baby snatching case

2015-03-06 17:04

The case of an abducted baby, who was reunited with her parents after 17 years, has mesmerised South Africa and there has been a public outpouring of support for the biological parents.

"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?

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.

Greek cops arrest 3 over 'abducted' baby

2013-10-23 22:22

Greek police have arrested 3 Roma people on suspicion of abducting a 2 1/2-month-old boy.

Tattoo your kids for safety

2013-10-08 11:41

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

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