Plato calls for special Hawks unit after Cape Town train fire delivers 'massive blow'

2019-11-28 15:16

Officials in Cape Town and the Western Cape have questioned the police's ability to apprehend an alleged syndicate behind the burning of trains in the city, following another fire.

Gordhan: Eskom investigating bomb threats, violence during wage dispute with unions

2018-09-13 12:15

The minister of public enterprises says investigations are underway into incidents of violence and intimidation - including bomb threats - that took place during the wage dispute between Eskom and unions.

Cape Town's burning trains: Here's what could be behind the destruction

2018-08-03 15:43

Only one arrest has been made in connection with the latest incidents of suspected sabotage as police continue to investigate the motive amid a lot of speculation.

3 people arrested in fire-bomb attack on Swedish synagogue

2017-12-10 14:46

Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg.

Woman, 82, arrested for setting shacks alight

2017-08-13 22:49

An 82-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with murder after she allegedly set fire to shacks in Walmer.

WATCH: Tourist critically injured in Hong Kong subway arson attack

2017-02-11 11:29

A Taiwan tourist was among three people in critical condition after a rush hour arson attack on a Hong Kong subway train the previous night, with one man with a history of mental illness arrested for the crime.

Another fire at UKZN's Maritzburg campus

2016-11-08 15:50

Crime scene experts are searching for evidence at the scene of a fire on the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus.

Thieves nab stereo and torch car

2016-08-24 10:14

A family of six were awoken in the early hours of Tuesday morning by an inferno outside when thieves who had broken into a car on their property, set it alight.

Man charged for throwing fire bombs at Google HQ

2016-07-06 09:20

A Northern California man who said Google was 'watching him' faces federal charges in three late-night attacks on the company's Silicon Valley headquarters.

Alert guard thwarts Rhodes University arson bid

2016-05-12 18:14

The University of Rhodes says a security guard has thwarted an arson attempt at the campus.

 

PICS: Arson suspected after fire destroys train coach, carriage in Somerset West

2019-08-08 20:48

A case of arson is being investigated after a train caught alight in Somerset West on Thursday afternoon, Western Cape police said.

Centane school set on fire, police investigating arson

2018-08-04 10:44

Centane Police are investigating a case of arson after the Ncedisizwe Senior Secondary School, based in the Cebe Village, had been set on fire.

Who is burning Cape Town’s trains?

2018-08-02 05:18

#UniteBehind has requested that President Cyril Ramaphosa declare the recent arson attacks on trains in Cape Town a national disaster.

Attempted arson attack on Swedish synagogue: police

2017-12-10 12:09

A synagogue in Sweden's second largest city Gothenburg was attacked in a failed arson attempt late Saturday, police said.

Willowvale granny dies in suspected arson attack

2017-04-09 11:55

A grandmother, aged 70, burnt to death after her house in Willowvale was set on fire in a mysterious arson attack, Eastern Cape police said.

Signal Hill fires 'undoubtedly arson', local teen identified as suspect

2017-01-15 11:23

Residents of the Bo-Kaap on the slopes of Signal Hill have identified a teenage boy as a suspect in the recent fires that broke out in the area, a Cape Town city official says.

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WATCH: Mistaken identity? Woman sets baffled stranger's car on fire

A woman was caught on camera setting a white Honda on fire, mistaking it for her ex's car.

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Arsonists target Church of Greece offices in central Athens

2016-08-08 16:57

A key Church of Greece office site in central Athens has been attacked by arsonists, who destroyed two cars in the courtyard but caused no damage to the building

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WATCH: Police, fire staff probe cause of UJ fire

What prompted a fire that razed the interior of the Standard Bank Auditorium at the University of Johannesburg is under investigation.

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Cape Town businessman baffled by arson attack

2016-05-10 18:30

An Observatory businessman is baffled as to the motive behind an arson attack on his tyre store after three men entered the premises, threw petrol over two cars and set them alight.

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