At least 22 'criminals' killed in clash with Burundi police

2020-02-26 18:30

At least 22 "armed criminals" and two police officers were killed in clashes between Burundi security forces and an unnamed armed group at the weekend, police say.

Two-time Cape Town rape survivor Hlumela Halom tells her story

2019-12-16 16:48

We are #StrongerTogether.

Elite Mozambique police unit linked to poll observer's murder

2019-10-08 21:51

Mozambican police said members of one of its elite units were involved in the murder of a poll observer in a ruling party stronghold just ahead of next week's election.

Mbalula vows to meet taxi, bus unions to end violence

2019-10-02 18:09

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has reported back on a meeting with Autopax management and workers after a nine-day stayaway following the shooting of two drivers, and has vowed to meet with taxi and bus union leaders to bring an end to the violence.

OPINION: Staying sane in a country that's gone crazy

2019-09-10 14:17

Brand SA has, true to form, delivered a particularly challenging week to all of us who live here. So what now, asks Susan Erasmus.

Violence can impact availability of retail stock in SA, says industry body

2019-09-08 07:25

The Consumer Goods Council of SA is concerned that the violent protests in the country could lead to a significant impact on stock available for retailers.

Gauteng violence: Death toll rises after two burned bodies found in Alexandra

2019-09-04 19:00

The death toll in Gauteng's widespread violence has risen to seven after police confirmed the discovery of two bodies, which were burned beyond recognition, in Alexandra, Johannesburg.

Parliament to intervene in 'ongoing violent tensions' against foreign nationals

2019-09-03 21:34

Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise and chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Amos Masondo will call on the relevant Parliamentary oversight committees to "determine a parliamentary intervention on the ongoing violent tensions in the country".

Reddit has 'quarantined' one of the biggest communities of Trump supporters on the internet, citing 'threats of violence against police and public officials'

2019-06-27 11:04

The r/The_Donald subreddit has been "quarantined," meaning it won't appear in search results or recommendations, or generate revenue.

Movie violence doesn't make kids violent

2019-01-27 06:30

Researchers found that as movies became more violent, overall rates of murder and violence actually fell.


OPINION | Tazne van Wyk's murder: Mr President, the streets of the Cape Flats are bleeding

2020-02-21 05:00

Mr. President, I’m pleading with you to give us not just hope but to take real action because we marched in 2019; there have been many campaigns around GBV yet today Mr. President we lost another soul, an 8-year-old girl who lived two streets away from me, writes Danya Goosen.

A pro-Trump group showed a video of a fake 'Trump' shooting and brutally stabbing journalists and political foes at a conference for his supporters

2019-10-14 08:59

The clip shows a fake "Trump" attacking reporters, shooting them at point-blank range, and smiling at the massacre.

Could our high crime levels leave us mentally ill?

2019-10-07 11:45

A Fourways clinic has seen an increase in patients seeking mental health assistance during the past year. Could the high crime levels be causing long-term trauma among South Africans?

ANC in Limpopo pondering report into volatile situation in Mogalakwena

2019-09-12 19:41

The ANC in Limpopo is pondering a report into the volatile political situation in Mogalakwena, where two local prominent party officials were shot dead in July this year.

Buthelezi's xenophobia message shunned as splinter group disrupts his speech to intimidate foreigners

2019-09-08 19:39

IFP President Emeritus Mangosuthu Buthelezi was speaking to Johannesburg hostel residents when a splinter group disrupted his address and marched through the Johannesburg city centre.

Targeting foreign nationals is a deflection from the real issues plaguing SA - expert

2019-09-05 07:25

The targeting of foreign nationals during the recent spate of violence that has gripped Gauteng is a deflection from the real issues South Africans are facing, says the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.

Gauteng violence: 5 confirmed dead, 189 arrested

2019-09-03 22:29

Violence across Gauteng has now resulted in five people being confirmed dead with more than 180 people arrested as police and residents of parts of the province clash.

Cele calls for peace but Jeppestown residents vow to continue attacks

2019-09-03 19:12

Jeppestown residents in Johannesburg have rejected calls for peace from Police Minister Bheki Cele following days of public violence.

Ramaphosa's plans aren't enough to adequately tackle violent crime

2019-02-13 09:15

President Ramaphosa's robust plans for the economy have the potential for reducing violent crime in the future. But existing levels of violent crime can severely undermine his efforts, writes Guy Lamb.

SA ranks 15th out of 40 countries for anti-sexual abuse measures - study

2019-01-19 09:30

South Africa has ranked 15th out of 40 countries for its measures to protect children against sexual abuse and exploitation, according to a new index developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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