New cops help nab suspected car thieves

2016-07-30 16:23

Two rookie police constables started their careers on high note when they spotted a stolen car driving past them on the N7 north of Cape Town.

Convicted Cape Town paedophile, rape accused found dead in cell

2016-07-29 15:15

A convicted paedophile, who two days ago appeared in court on a rape charge, has been found hanging in his cell at the Lentegeur police station in Cape Town, police say.

Killer gets swift justice

2016-07-29 11:22

In a case of swift justice, a man who admitted he raped and stabbed a woman to death in the city centre after she changed her mind about going home with him was jailed for 20 years on Thursday.

Estcourt man wanted for alleged rape, abduction

2016-07-29 09:54

Police are on the hunt for an Estcourt man who may be linked to cases of abduction, rape and assault.

Rapist targeting boys in Thabong, Free State

2016-07-28 22:52

A 12-year-old boy has become the latest victim of a man raping schoolboys in Thabong, Free State police said on Thursday.

Kruger Park ranger busted for rhino poaching

2016-07-28 19:41

Two of the men tasked with leading anti-poaching operations in the Kruger National Park appeared in the Bushbuckridge Magistrate's Court on charges of rhino poaching on Thursday, SANParks said.

DNA evidence exonerates Howick jogger rape accused

2016-07-28 15:30

A man accused of raping a Johannesburg businesswoman, who had been jogging in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, is a free man, after DNA evidence didn’t link him to the crime.

WATCH: R100k snatched in six seconds

2016-07-28 14:00

Six seconds is all it took for brazen robbers to snatch almost R100 000 from an unsuspecting woman in the Pietermaritzburg CBD.

Stabbed Durban robbery victim shoots back, kills alleged robber

2016-07-28 13:30

A Durban man who was stabbed and robbed surprised his attackers when he shot and killed one of them and seriously injured the other, police say.

Stabbers of elderly KZN couple get double life

2016-07-28 10:26

Life sentences imposed on the killers of KZN couple David Strauss and his wife, Ann, have provided cold comfort for their grieving family.


Fugitive, on the run for 2 years, nabbed in Paarl

2016-07-30 08:40

A fugitive wanted in connection with a R50 000 ATM fraud case, has been nabbed in Paarl, the Western Cape Hawks say.

UK child sex fugitive's extradition hearing postponed

2016-07-29 12:39

The extradition hearing of British fugitive Lee Tucker, who is wanted on multiple child sex charges in the UK, has been postponed in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

We cannot fight railway crime alone – Prasa

2016-07-29 10:44

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA says it cannot fight increasing violent crime at South Africa’s train stations on its own.

Serial housebreaker shows remorse, gets 10 years in jail

2016-07-29 09:54

A housebreaker who admitted breaking into 14 different houses in the Hilton, Mount Michael and Boughton areas over several months in 2014 was jailed for 10 years on Thursday.

Prasa must account for 'barbaric' railway killings - union

2016-07-28 21:16

Prasa must be held accountable for the “senseless and barbaric” killings of train and security personnel, trade union Untu has said.

Two men lead officers to arms stolen from navy base

2016-07-28 19:41

Two men have been arrested morning for allegedly stealing military equipment from the SA Navy arms depot in Simon’s Town, the Hawks have said.

Mpumalanga man in custody over 11-year-old girl's R10 rape

2016-07-28 15:09

A 53-year-old Mpumalanga man accused of raping an 11-year-old girl, and giving her R10 to keep quiet about it, has been placed in custody.

Defence demands docket in Tokai Forest murder case

2016-07-28 13:30

The investigation into the murder 16-year-old Franziska Blochliger in Tokai Forest is complete and the director of public prosecutions has decided to transfer the matter to the Western Cape High Court.

Hong Kong 'milkshake murderer' in fresh court bid

2016-07-28 13:10

Dubbed the "milkshake murderer" for one of Hong Kong's most notorious crimes, American Nancy Kissel has lodged a fresh bid to reduce her life sentence for murdering her banker husband in 2003.

Watch out for beggar criminals, Joburg cop warns after rape

2016-07-28 09:07

A Bedfordview police officer has told residents not to support beggars in the area after two were apprehended for separate crimes in the past week.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.