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National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.
National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega was addressing the media on Friday in Pretoria on the release of the 2014 annual crime stats. ( )

Decrease in crime pleases Phiyega

National Police commissioner Riah Phiyega says that crime in South Africa continues to be on the decrease.

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
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
Boy Mamabolo was shot and wounded.
ANCYL leader Boy Mamabolo 'out of danger'
Friday 19 September 2014 12:05
Moses Mabhida Stadium readies for MTN8 final
Friday 19 September 2014 12:00

South Africa

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

Friday 19 September 2014 13:21

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

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

Cameron says Scottish independence issue settled "for a generation"

Friday 19 September 2014 10:26

British Prime Minister David Cameron said the issue of Scottish independence had been settled "for a generation" on Friday.

Politics

Boy Mamabolo was shot and wounded.
ANCYL leader Boy Mamabolo 'out of danger'

Friday 19 September 2014 12:05

A prominent African National Congress Youth League leader and a chairperson of the Milo Malatji branch at Seshego, Boy Mamabolo, is recovering at a private hospital in Polokwane, Limpopo.

Business

SA mining faces several challenges: Oliphant  

Friday 19 September 2014 05:58

South Africa's mining industry faces a number of challenges that require determined and systematic resolution, Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant said on Thursday.

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.

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