Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
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There has been an increase in the number of people reporting at least one sexual offence to the SA Police Service, according to the Victims of Crime report.
South Africa has less crime than it did 10 years ago, but experienced more murders in the past financial year than it did in 2009/2010.
With the murder rate increasing for the seventh year in a row, it is clear that policing alone is not enough to stem high levels of violence in South Africa, says the Institute for Security Studies.
SAPS numbers show bank robberies to be extremely rare – and down sharply since last year. Data from the South African Banking Risk Information Centre shows the exact opposite.
Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police has heard that children have been charged in 736 murder cases in the last financial year.
Every year, police deliver crime statistics, trying their best to convince the nation that they are winning the war against crime. But the real picture on the ground tells a different story, writes Sibongile Khumalo.
The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory to its citizens travelling to South Africa, following the release of the annual crime statistics by the SA Police Service.
Lumping all serious crimes together as an aggregate indicator of criminal offending is unhelpful and misleading. The shocking truth about crime in SA lies in the details, writes Guy Lamb.
Watch as Minster of Police Fikile Mbalula and senior management of the South African Police Service (SAPS) present the 2016/ 17 crime statistics to the Portfolio Committee on Police in Parliament.
SA Police have made a dent in cases of farm murders, acting national commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has said.
Any form of a budget cut will affect the performance of the police, Police Minister Bheki Cele has told MPs.
In the past four years, the number of children who committed murder has risen from 47 to 736.
Murder, sexual offences and other contact crimes rose in the past financial year, the Portfolio Committee on Police heard on Thursday.
Commercial crime increased by more than 14% in a year, with 83 823 cases reported by the South African Police Service.
But three other local police stations saw more murders than the whole of England and Wales.
As cops round up murderers involved in political killings in the province, police minister Bheki Cele has revealed that several illegal firearms have been recovered from suspects who were arrested in connection with the murder of...
From 'danger months' to worst affected provinces, we look at vehicle theft trends in South Africa.
Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula presented the annual South African Crime statistics in Parliament on Tuesday morning. While there has been a 1.8% overall decrease in crime compared to 2015/16, there was an upward trend in violent crime. Watch.
Statistics South Africa has released figures showing vehicle ownership by gender and population its latest 'Victims of Crime' survey for 2017.
While there was a marginal decrease of murders in the country, some provinces still experienced an increase, according to crime statistics.
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