WATCH: The most feared crimes in SA and why it's preventing our children from playing outside

2018-10-24 09:05

Stats SA recently released their Victims of Crime Survey for the 2017/18 period. Not only did it reveal that household crime has gone up 5% from the previous year, South Africans also admitted it has prevented them from carrying out activities, which includes letting their children play outside. Here are the findings.

AT A GLANCE: Gauteng has the highest number of reported rape cases in SA

2018-09-12 14:18

And KZN and the Eastern Cape are in the top 3. We also take a look at how women have been affected by crime.

WATCH: What you need to know about SA's crime stats

South Africa's murder rate has increased by 6.9%. In real numbers, this means that 1 320 more people have been murdered in South Africa in the past year.

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'One of the most dangerous road traffic offences' - Drunk driving continues to be a scourge on SA roads: nearly 15% increase in DUI

2018-09-12 15:00

'What is very concerning indeed is the almost 15% rise in incidents of driving under the influence of alcohol,' says Howard Dembovsky, Justice Project SA, as SAPS reports more than 86 000 cases of DUI in SA.

Pietermaritzburg’s robbery rates soar

2018-09-12 11:16

There has been a major surge in robberies in Pietermaritzburg this year, according to the national crime statistics released on Tuesday.

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