SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.
Murder has increased by 5% compared to the previous year - with 800 more lives taken at the hands of others.
Murder has increased by 5% compared to the previous year - with 800 more lives taken at the hands of others. ( )

E Cape the least safe province in SA

The 2014 annual crime stats have revealed that the Eastern Cape is the least safe province in South Africa in terms of murder.  

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega announced an increase in the number of murders.
Murder rate reflects 'war zone': DA
Friday 19 September 2014 14:54
NPA seizes assets in SASSA fraud case
Friday 19 September 2014 14:52
Parents shut down schools in PE
Friday 19 September 2014 13:34
National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega announced an increase in the number of murders.
Murder rate reflects 'war zone': DA
Friday 19 September 2014 14:54
NPA seizes assets in SASSA fraud case
Friday 19 September 2014 14:52
Parents shut down schools in PE
Friday 19 September 2014 13:34
Veld-fire wreaks havoc in F State, kills five
Friday 19 September 2014 12:40
Muslims urged to boycott “open mosque"
Friday 19 September 2014 12:20

South Africa

NPA seizes assets in SASSA fraud case

Friday 19 September 2014 14:52

Assets of R2.2 million have been seized from former ANC Youth League treasurer general Pule Mabe and two others accused of defrauding the SA Social Security Agency.

Africa

Nigeria tragedy casts focus on charismatic churches

Friday 19 September 2014 12:12

Renowned Nigerian preacher and televangelist, TB Joshua, has come under intense scrutiny after a building collapsed in Lagos last Friday.

World

EU relief at Scotland's "no" tinged with fear of nationalism

Friday 19 September 2014 14:02

European Union and NATO officials expressed undisguised relief on Friday at Scotland's clear vote against independence from Britain.

Politics

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega announced an increase in the number of murders.
Murder rate reflects 'war zone': DA

Friday 19 September 2014 14:54

The murder rate in the country is reflective of a "war zone", Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard said on Friday.

Business

Business concerned about low performing municipalities

Friday 19 September 2014 14:06

Big business is concerned at the high municipal tariffs, the poor state of road infrastructure and unreliable power supply at some municipalities in the country.

Science

Scientists see risk of mutant airborne Ebola as remote

Friday 19 September 2014 12:15

The Ebola virus raging through West Africa is mutating rapidly as it tears a deadly path through cities, towns and villages, but the genetic changes are not giving it the ability to spread easily.

Lifestyle

Rapper and former "American Idol" judge Nicki Minaj.
Judge dismisses wig lawsuit against rapper Nicki Minaj

Friday 19 September 2014 06:18

A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit by a celebrity hair stylist who accused rapper Nicki Minaj of stealing his designs for the colourful wigs that helped boost her career.

Sport

Moses Mabhida Stadium readies for MTN8 final

Friday 19 September 2014 12:00

Moses Mabhida Stadium management says it’s all systems go for the MTN8 Final between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday evening.

Opinion

Govt needs to reprioritise its expenditure: Tax expert

Friday 19 September 2014 10:05

A leading tax expert says government may not have enough revenue collection for the 2015/2016 financial years.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site, www.sabcnews.mobi