Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Tharina Human, Pieter van Zyl and Laetitia Nel, three of the four people accused of kidnapping 6-year-old Amy'Leigh de Jager, are expected to appear in the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate's Court for judgment in the bail application. Watch live.
It enrages her to think her darling's innocent childhood is now marred by nights of anxious sweats, nightmares, stress and trauma that just won't go away.
Police in the Eastern Cape have arrested a man who has been accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and raping her at his home on Saturday.
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.
“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.”.
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.
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.
FAKING your own kidnapping has become a hot trend in Uganda recently.
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.
The mother of a South African man who has been held in hostage in Mali for five-and-a-half years has died.
Two people were arrested over the weekend for allegedly kidnapping a foreign national and demanding a R2m ransom.
Joy and laughter were palpable outside Laerskool Kollegepark in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, following the news that kidnapped Grade R pupil Amy-Leigh de Jager was safe in the hands of her parents.
Patty Hearst, the Lindbergh baby, and John Paul Getty III are just three famous heirs that were kidnapped.
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.
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.
Police officials and a security expert have revealed possible South African links to the kidnapping of Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was released unharmed,
A Northdale mother has told how her 11-year-old son may have narrowly escaped being kidnapped on Friday afternoon.
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.
Angry villagers beat to death six men in eastern India after rumours spread that they were operating a child kidnapping ring.
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