Probe into violence against foreigners

2015-02-26 21:06

The loss of lives and destruction of property must be condemned in the strongest possible terms, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says, following attacks on foreign-owned businesses.

Woman held after newborn found dead

2015-02-26 19:00

A woman has been arrested after a newborn baby was found dead in a plastic bag near a high school in Kagiso on the West Rand.

Mutilated body of boy, 8, found in Laudium

2015-02-26 15:46

The mutilated body of an 8-year-old boy has been found dumped behind a mosque near the Itireleng informal settlement in Laudium, south of Pretoria.


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Tourism minister escapes dramatic hijacking

2015-02-26 11:23

Gauteng police are on the trail of three hijackers who fired shots during an attempt to hijack Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom outside his Johannesburg home.

Two shot in Lenasia

2015-02-26 11:23

A man has been arrested after he allegedly shot and wounded two people during a confrontation between residents of Lenasia and those of Thembelihle.

Rape accused to undergo psych tests

2015-02-25 21:05

An Mpumalanga man accused of raping a minor is waiting for psychiatric results to determine if he can stand trial.

Man caught dumping thousands of pills in Cape Town

2015-02-25 18:47

A man has been caught dumping thousands of tablets and medical waste in Cape Town, the city says.

Heart-eater to go for psych evaluation

2015-02-25 17:01

A psychiatric investigation will determine whether a Zimbabwean man who ate part of the heart of a man he killed is a danger to society, the Western Cape High Court has ruled.

Sentencing expected for ‘heart-eater’

2015-02-25 09:36

Sentencing of a Zimbabwean man who pleaded guilty to stabbing Mbuyiselo Manona and removing his heart was expected to take place in the Western Cape High Court.


Man jailed for one year for culpable homicide

2015-02-26 19:43

A man has been sentenced in the Butterworth Regional Court to one year in prison for culpable homicide.

Truck hijack suspect nabbed on East Rand

2015-02-26 17:12

A suspected truck hijacker has been arrested near Putfontein, on the East Rand, less than an hour after it was reported.

NPA drops public violence charges against DA

2015-02-26 15:04

Charges of public violence against four DA members have been withdrawn in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

20 held after throwing petrol bombs at Lenasia house

2015-02-26 14:02

Twenty people have been arrested for public violence in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg.

Three held for firearm possession in Joburg

2015-02-26 11:23

Three men allegedly in possession of illegal firearms have been arrested in separate incidents, Johannesburg metro police have said.

Group of armed men kill KZN farmer

2015-02-25 22:25

A farmer has been shot and killed on his Hluhluwe farm in KwaZulu-Natal, the provincial community safety department says.

3 appear for schoolboy murder

2015-02-25 21:05

The bail application of three men who appeared for the murder of a schoolboy has been postponed in the Wolmanransstad Magistrate's Court, North West police say.

Eastern Cape man gets 15 years for rape

2015-02-25 17:01

A Butterworth Regional Court has sentenced an Eastern Cape man to 15 years behind bars for raping a woman who was walking home.

Nene: Fighting crime and defence a priority

2015-02-25 14:37

Because of unacceptably high levels of crime, spending on safety and defence will go up from R163bn to R193bn by 2017/18, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Sword death murder case resumes

2015-02-25 09:36

A teenage boy accused of hacking his grandmother to death with a sword is expected to appear in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

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