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 It is alleged that the man used the Whatsapp messaging service to promise women employment.
Social media used to lure unsuspecting women

Monday 25 July 2016 11:07

Police have raised concerns about the increasing number of women that social media predators are swindling in job scams.


Over 300 arrested in Gauteng following police raids

Sunday 24 July 2016 10:31

Three hundred and seventy five suspects have been arrested for various offences in Gauteng over the weekend.


Residents took to the streets over poor service delivery.
Tensions remain high in Sicelo, Midvaal  

Saturday 23 July 2016 19:59

A three-day protest in the informal settlement of Sicelo near Meyerton near Midvaal has become a scene of violence and destruction.


Islamic State claims responsibility for Nice attack - Amaq news agency

Saturday 16 July 2016 11:07

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for the deadly attack in the Riviera city of Nice on Thursday that killed at least 84 people.


The incident occurred close to the Netreg train station where a 46-year-old train driver was shot and killed earlier this week.
Police probe gang related shooting on the Cape Flats

Thursday 14 July 2016 20:04

Police are investigating a case of attempted murder after three teenagers were critically injured in a suspected gang-related shooting in Bonteheuwel on the Cape Flats.


The orphanage has been in existence for 60 years.
Lake Haven orphanage fire being investigated

Thursday 14 July 2016 20:00

Police are still investigating the cause of a fire that ripped through the Lake Haven orphanage in Durban in the early hours of Thursday morning killing eight people and leaving 10 injured.


The suspects are expected to appear in the Bishop Lavis Magistrate's Court on Thursday.
Two men arrested in Metrorail train driver murder case

Tuesday 12 July 2016 18:44

Two men have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a train driver at Bonteheuwel on the Cape Flats.


 The Black Lives Matter group said on Friday it advocated dignity, not murder.
Obama says attacks on police hurt Black Lives Matter cause

Sunday 10 July 2016 19:52

US President Barack Obama has warned that attacks on police over racial bias would hurt the anti-racism Black Lives Matter movement.


Community leaders demand probe of cops in black Louisiana man's death

Thursday 7 July 2016 21:39

Baton Rouge community leaders on Thursday demanded a broad criminal investigation of two white police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black man in Louisiana


The NFP has denied all the accusations, cases have also been opened with the police meanwhile the ANC has condemned the continued violence in the province.
IFP in Durban to lay complaint against NFP over alleged attack

Thursday 7 July 2016 20:07

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal says it has laid a complaint with the IEC after its members were allegedly attacked by NFP supporters.


China detains 21 after garbage incinerator protest

Monday 4 July 2016 06:41

Police in southern China have detained 21 people involved in a protest against a planned garbage incinerator, the latest incident of environment-related unrest in the country.


They were arrested in December and have been on suspension since.
Eight Cape cops in court on fraud charges

Monday 4 July 2016 05:46

Eight police officers will go on trial in the Bellville Commercial Crimes Court on Monday on fraud charges. They were arrested after allegedly filing false claims.


Bangladesh police storm restaurant, rescue some hostages

Saturday 2 July 2016 06:50

Bangladeshi police stormed a restaurant in the capital Dhaka and rescued up to 10 hostages on Saturday.


Police have confirmed that 83-year-old Jan Hettema was shot in the head during a robbery on Wednesday morning.
Former Springbok rally driver and SA cyclist murdered

Wednesday 29 June 2016 14:40

Former Springbok rally driver and South African cyclist, Jan Hettema, has been murdered on his smallholding in Tweedrag near Boschkop in Gauteng.


EFF Leader, Julius Malema, scolded the police for their handling of the situation.
Malema confronted by mob in Tembisa

Tuesday 21 June 2016 16:49

EFF leader Julius Malema has been confronted by a group of men at Tembisa, east of Johannesburg, that were armed with sjamboks, knobkerries, sticks and golf clubs.


The students are unhappy because the course is not accredited.
Nursing students protest over accreditation

Tuesday 21 June 2016 06:07

Primary Health care students at the Cape Town College in Crawford outside Cape Town protested on Monday night because they say the course they are studying is not accredited.


The three are facing charges of business robbery, malicious damage to property, theft and possession of house breaking equipment.
Three suspects in Brits arrested on business robbery charges

Monday 20 June 2016 12:53

Police in Letlhabile have arrested three suspects after a substantial amount of cash, which was taken from an ATM, was found in their possession.


IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi says the youth of 1976 laid a foundation for free education.
Buthelezi lambasts leaders over empty promises to youth

Thursday 16 June 2016 15:54

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has lambasted leaders who make empty promises to young people.


Paris police fire teargas, water cannon during labour protest

Tuesday 14 June 2016 20:58

Gangs of masked youths smashed windows and hurled stones at riot police as thousands of people marched through Paris on Tuesday.


Four decades after 76' SA still struggles with violent policing

Tuesday 14 June 2016 07:58

South African police both shepherd and protect, criminalise and abuse the vulnerabilities and struggles of millions of struggling South Africans.


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