Incoming Cape Town mayor Dan Plato raises questions about police's probe into Liyaqat Parker kidnapping

2018-09-19 11:00

A multimillion-rand ransom payment for the release of Cape Town businessman Liyaqat Parker has led incoming Cape Town mayor Dan Plato to raise several questions about the police's investigation of the kidnapping.

Child abduction videos appear to be hoaxes - police

2018-09-07 13:49

Video clips depicting child kidnappings and abductions, which have gone viral on social media, appear to be hoaxes, the South African Police Service says.

Seven-month-old baby missing after mom leaves her with stranger in shopping mall

2018-08-21 12:37

It’s been two weeks since a seven-month-old baby went missing and the search is still on to find her.

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.


Parents 'have a responsibility' to know where their children are - Bheki Cele at Miguel Louw memorial

2018-09-14 15:33

Parents should also know who has access to their children, Police Minister Bheki Cele has said during the memorial for nine-year-old Miguel Louw.

Man taking pics causes panic near Cape Town school amid abduction fears

2018-09-07 12:09

As child abduction fears heighten, a group of Cape Town primary school pupils have fled in panic, apparently to escape a motorist.

'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.

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