13 times the heirs to massive fortunes disappeared under mysterious or disturbing circumstances

2019-05-12 21:13

Patty Hearst, the Lindbergh baby, and John Paul Getty III are just three famous heirs that were kidnapped.

6-month-old infant snatched in Mokopane

2019-03-30 10:00

Police in Limpopo are on the hunt for a woman in her 20s believed to have snatched a six-month-old baby at a Mokopane shopping centre on Thursday.

Ex-kidnapping victims: Jayme Closs needs space, time to heal

2019-01-12 17:12

Former kidnapping victims say 13-year-old Jayme Closs must be allowed to discuss her ordeal on her own terms as she tries to recover from her traumatic experiences.

Officials, expert reveal possible SA links to kidnap of Tanzanian tycoon

2018-10-20 22:24

Police officials and a security expert have revealed possible South African links to the kidnapping of Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was released unharmed,

Northdale boy escapes attempted kidnapping

2018-09-20 15:45

A Northdale mother has told how her 11-year-old son may have narrowly escaped being kidnapped on Friday afternoon.

WATCH: Kidnapping survivor shares incredible escape from moving car

Bukelwa Moerane was on her way to catch a taxi to Diepkloof, Soweto, when an unknown man grabbed her and forced her into a car, threatening to kill her. Watch.

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Indian villagers kill six men over kidnapping rumour

2017-05-19 19:59

Angry villagers beat to death six men in eastern India after rumours spread that they were operating a child kidnapping ring.

African Union should do more to prevent marine piracy - expert

2017-01-11 12:13

The African Union should play a bigger role to ensure the safekeeping of crew members and cargo ships in African waters, says the Marine Crew Services.

Are hospital security measures good enough?

2016-08-22 16:43

We do from time to time hear about babies stolen from maternity wards. So we asked you what you thought about the security in the South African hospitals where you gave birth.


An American tourist and her driver who were kidnapped in Uganda were rescued unharmed

2019-04-08 10:53

An American tourist and her driver have been rescued after they were kidnapped by four armed men last week in a national park in southwestern Uganda.

Boy fights off kidnappers

2019-01-17 12:42

“I thought I would never see my family again. They opened the door, grabbed me, put a blanket over my head and then one of the men sat on top of me so I could not move.”.

Concerns raised over 3 cases of child kidnappings in Gauteng

2018-12-13 18:21

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has expressed concern over three incidents of kidnapping of young children in the province since the beginning of the month.

Kidnap for ransom racket exposed

2018-10-02 15:45

A 47-year-old foreign national appeared briefly in the local court on Monday for the conspiracy to kidnap the son of a local businessman for ransom.


2018-06-02 10:00

FAKING your own kidnapping has become a hot trend in Uganda recently.

'I was in an abusive relationship' - kidnapping survivor

Before Bukelwa Moerane was involved in a kidnapping incident, she ended her abusive relationship with her four-year-old daughter's father. Moerane sat down with News24 to share her story. Watch.

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Mother of SA hostage in Mali dies without reunion

2017-05-27 22:51

The mother of a South African man who has been held in hostage in Mali for five-and-a-half years has died.

Qatari pays $2m to try to free royals abducted in Iraq

2017-04-11 17:24

A Qatari has made a $2m payment to a Greek shoe salesman's firm in the US to help it get "proof of life" and ultimately free ruling Qatari family members kidnapped in Iraq.

Refugees from Boko Haram return home, excited but fearful

2016-09-06 21:30

Refugees from Boko Haram return home, excited but fearful, as extremist threat remains

Ecclestone's former pilot arrested for kidnapping

2016-08-05 12:53

Brazilian police arrested the alleged mastermind behind the kidnapping of Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law.

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