America's gun obsession (maybe) explained

2017-10-08 05:49

The country’s Constitution protects the ‘right of the people to keep and bear arms’, but this needs to change.

Time to deploy the military in Philippi?

2017-10-02 08:33

As political squabbles about who should police the Western Cape continues, communities are losing hope that the SAPS will ever get the violence under control, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Schools turning into violent playgrounds

2017-09-19 10:14

Education MEC warns of tough action as clashes get out of hand.

Chaos breaks out in Kleinmond over cleaning tender

2017-08-28 18:04

A few hundred people, who were apparently disgruntled over the awarding of a cleaning tender by the Overstrand municipality, ran riot in the streets of Kleinmond.

Are depressed teens more prone to violence?

2017-08-24 12:58

A new study has shown the importance of early, efficient treatment for teens suffering from depression.

Men-on-men violence is the norm

2017-08-06 06:06

Why are we not outraged when men resort to violence against each other for the flimsiest of reasons, asks Mbuyiselo Botha.

'Daytime, night time... I just don't feel safe anymore' - UJ student

The Department of Public Safety launched the ‘Women Safety’ campaign, in partnership with the University of Johannesburg on Wednesday, to teach women students self defence. Watch.

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WATCH: Karabo Mokoena's friend shares their last moments together

Karabo Mokoena’s friend shared the painful last moments she had with the 22-year-old, saying she sensed something was wrong after Mokoena saw her ex-boyfriend.

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'Worst of the worst' inmates behind attack on St Albans prison guards

2016-12-27 15:55

The prisoners who attacked several guards at the St Albans Prison in Nelson Mandela Bay are considered the "worst of the worst" offenders, Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Thabang Makwetla says.

Three killed, 26 injured in St Albans prison clash

2016-12-26 16:36

Three people have been killed and a further 26 injured in a clash between prisoners and wardens at the St Albans Prison in Nelson Mandela Bay.


How to end the destruction of public property

2017-10-08 05:43

The war on public property can be stopped, write Father Smangaliso Mkhatshwa and Jeffrey Sehume.

When violence runs (in) the family

2017-10-01 06:02

What does “balepa” (family) mean? To me, it means love, kindness, structure, support, closeness… yet for many it means hurt, fights, rape, violence and killing, writes Tsamme wa ka Mfundisi.

Dozens killed after DRC soldiers open fire on Burundi refugees

The Democratic Republic of Congo government has opened an inquiry, after soldiers fired on Burundian refugees in the eastern South Kivu province, killing dozens. Watch for more.

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Nelson Mandela Bay and Cape Town named SA's most violent cities

The State of Urban Safety released its second report focused on the state of crime and violence in South Africa’s nine urban settings.

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Women abuse still rife

2017-08-21 14:32

Call to take stiff action against perpetrators of violence

How can we cope better within a fractured society?

2017-06-22 10:02

South Africa is not a cohesive society – many of its citizens, scarred by crime and violence, are mistrustful of their compatriots. What can be done to address this issue?

'Karabo was passionate about women's rights' - family pays tribute to slain Mokoena

The funeral service of Karabo Mokoena, who was allegedly murdered by her ex-boyfriend, has been held at the Diepkloof hall in Soweto. She was then buried at Westpark Cemetery. Watch.

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Violence breaks out in Pretoria West

2017-02-18 13:30

Violence has broken out in Pretoria West as community members vowed to rid the area of drugs and prostitution.

Cope condemns fatal St Albans prison clash

2016-12-26 18:31

The Congress of the People has condemned the stabbing and assault of prison officials at St Albans Prison in Nelson Mandela Bay.

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2016-11-29 14:51

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