The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
We won’t bury just the body.
Western Cape detectives have launched a manhunt for a group of armed men who ambushed and killed six people at a tavern in Khayelitsha on Saturday.
The KwaZulu-Natal man accused of shooting and killing a 21-year-old student has been found guilty in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has appeared in court over the murder of his estranged wife after a weekend in which he was said to be receiving emergency medical care in South Africa.
In a case that has shocked Australia, a husband killed his wife and three kids by setting them alight in their car before stabbing himself to death next to it.
A police officer facing six charges of murder was on Monday released on bail in the Hammarsdale Magistrate's Court in Durban.
Gunmen have killed 24 people and wounded 18 in an attack on a Protestant church in a village in northern Burkina Faso, officials said Monday.
A former Mitchells Plain magistrate, who was sentenced in 2004 for shooting a motorist to death, was shot dead himself in an apparent hijacking.
A 36-year-old Northern Cape man has appeared in the Modderriver Magistrate's Court on charges of raping and murdering his 51-year-old biological mother, police say.
When a fisherman came across an infant’s remains in 2007, he had no idea his grisly discovery would unravel a murderous spree that spanned across nine years.
A sixth suspect has been arrested for the brutal murder of an elderly woman who was accused of witchcraft in Sterkspruit in the Eastern Cape.
Tired of being abused by her policeman husband, a South Coast woman took the law into her own hands and paid a traditional healer R2 000 to have him killed.
It's evident that authorities released him into society before he should have been and that once he was released, they lost track of his whereabouts, writes Mandy Wiener.
The reality is the politicians are the biggest beneficiaries of this system of poverty. Poverty is what keeps politicians in power, writes Wesley Fester
The body of Tazne van Wyk, 8, who went missing two weeks ago, has been found in a stormwater pipe outside Worcester, Western Cape police confirmed on Thursday morning.
A Durban woman who is accused of strangling what is believed to be a newborn baby, is granted bail in the Durban Magistrate's Court.
A police officer is the second person to be arrested in connection with an orchestrated hit that claimed the lives of a family of six in Mpumalanga, Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal police say.
The child is the fifth Gauteng pupil to die this week.
Leads are being chased in the investigation into a double murder of two women – one reportedly a mother of three and the other pregnant – shot dead in Cape Town.
A police team has been recognised for cracking the investigation into the disappearance of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana and tracking down her rapist and killer, Luyanda Botha.
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