'We are hopeful we will find him' - Family of missing Sandringham High School principal

2018-07-20 13:05

The family has called on anyone who might have any information to contact the police.

Cape Town businessman kidnapped

2018-07-09 14:32

A Cape Town businessman has apparently been kidnapped from outside his work premises in Parow.

'You made a fool out of South Africa’s caring public,' court tells mom who faked baby's abduction

2018-01-24 15:52

A 34-year-old primary school teacher has heard how she made a fool out of South Africa’s caring public when she pretended she had been hijacked and that her baby had been abducted.

Alleged baby kidnapper wants bail

2018-01-04 13:30

A woman who kidnapped a two-week-old baby, who later died after being reunited with his mother, has appeared in court.

Stolen baby back home

2017-12-29 13:45

The newborn baby snatched from his young mother in the Pietermaritzburg CBD has been reunited with his mom after being missing for almost two weeks.

Kidnapped Pretoria businessman freed after 137 days

2017-12-19 09:15

A Pretoria businessman who was kidnapped more than four months ago has been released.

Dirco has 'no update' on SA man who may be abducted in Libya

2017-11-04 09:46

It is still unclear whether a South African man is among the four foreigners who have been abducted in Libya.

Niger town calls for release of abducted US aid worker

2017-10-16 10:01

A small central city in Niger has called for the "unconditional release" of a longtime US aid worker abducted in 2016, whose fate is unknown a year later.

Philippine troops rescue abducted Catholic priest

2017-09-18 12:44

Philippine officials say government forces have rescued a Roman Catholic priest and another civilian who were among dozens of people abducted in Marawi.

Man accused of holding 10-year-old boy captive in sewage pipe

2017-09-05 11:44

A North West man who allegedly abducted a 10-year-old boy and kept him captive in an unused sewage pipe for a week, while demanding ransom for him, has appeared in court.


Kidnapped Cape Town businessman still missing as kidnappers reportedly demand 50 Bitcoin in ransom

2018-07-11 13:12

As the manhunt continues for those who kidnapped Cape Town businessman Liyaqat Parker, kidnappers have reportedly demanded a ransom in Bitcoin.

Suffer little children: The missing, the lost and the dead

2018-06-29 07:38

Following the murder and rape of 6-year-old Stacey Adams in Eastridge, Mitchells Plain, and the community's outrage at the incident, News24's Jenna Etheridge pieces together a country's shame.

Durban mother who faked abduction of one-month-old baby sentenced to five years

2018-01-24 13:51

A Durban woman who faked the abduction of her one-month-old baby in a hoax hijacking last year has been sentenced to five years.

Baby boy dies after reunion with mother

2018-01-03 13:13

Just days after young mother, Bongeka Ngcobo (17) celebrated the return of her kidnapped baby boy, Sikhanyiso, her joy turned to tears.

'Kidnapped' teen dies after jumping off speeding bakkie

2017-12-20 11:57

A 16-year-old boy has died after allegedly attempting to escape from a bakkie which was speeding along the N1 highway, according to paramedics and a local newspaper.

SA paramedic among four foreigners abducted in Libya – Dirco confirms

2017-11-04 16:30

A South African is among four foreigners who were abducted by armed men in Libya, the department of international relations and cooperation (Dirco) has confirmed.

SA man may be among group of workers kidnapped in Libya

2017-11-03 19:53

Four foreigners, possibly including a South African, working on the construction of a power plant have been abducted by armed men in southern Libya.

Swiss aid worker abducted in Darfur

2017-10-08 21:39

A Swiss humanitarian aid worker has been abducted in the conflict-torn Darfur region of Sudan, Switzerland's foreign ministry says.

Father abducts his 1-month-old baby

2017-09-06 12:19

Police say they have launched a manhunt for a 21-year-old man who abducted his 1-month-old baby in Mayfair, Johannesburg.

Kidnappings rife in SA, 'syndicates becoming more daring' warns expert

2017-08-30 13:21

Organised crime has now ventured into kidnappings and South Africa needs to clamp down on it before it escalates, social activist Yusuf Abramjee has said.

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