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One man, while trying to escape was caught in the flood and swept away.
Belgian man drowns in flash flood

Friday 27 March 2015 16:24

A Belgian man has drowned in a flash flood near Plettenberg Bay in the Southern Cape. The 29-year-old man was doing extreme sports with friends when he was swept down the Salt River near the Crags.


Police, NPA to meet over Jiba impasse

Thursday 26 March 2015 13:47

Police and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) will meet on Friday to discuss an impasse over the summons issued against NPA deputy head, Nomgcobo Jiba.


He says the suspects got away with cell phones and a GPS device.
Paramedics robbed on Cape Flats

Wednesday 25 March 2015 09:01

Police are investigating a case of armed robbery after a team of ER24 paramedics were robbed at gunpoint while treating a patient in Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats.


The suspect has declined to apply for bail.
Man in court for child pornography

Wednesday 25 March 2015 08:00

A 40-year-old man from George in the Southern Cape is expected to appear in the local magistrate's court Wednesday morning on child pornography charges.


Experts attending the Fire Arm Summit say civil society need to be more involved In fighting gun related crimes.  
SA amongst top countries with gun related murders

Tuesday 24 March 2015 17:22

South Africa still has one of the highest gun murder rates in the world.


The driver of the bakkie was arrested.
Man arrested with woman's body in bakkie

Sunday 22 March 2015 15:00

A man was arrested in Randburg, Johannesburg on Sunday afternoon after security guards found the body of a dead woman on the back of his bakkie, Gauteng police said.


'Dealing with curt people makes public servants rude'

Thursday 19 March 2015 12:41

Having to deal with rude people is what leads to public servants treating customers badly.


Jeppestown residents arrested for illegal march

Wednesday 18 March 2015 12:00

Twenty-two residents from Jeppestown in Johannesburg have been arrested after they attempted to embark on an illegal march to the Mayor’s office on Wednesday.


Residents barricaded roads with rocks and burning tyres and they stoned cars.
Thembelihle protest turns violent

Tuesday 17 March 2015 12:14

Police have fired rubber bullets to disperse a group of angry residents at Thembelihle, south of Johannesburg.


Police suspected that it might be related to illegal mining.
Police searching for Crystal Park killers

Monday 16 March 2015 11:45

About 15 people were still at large on Monday after shooting dead seven people in Crystal Park, Benoni, on the East Rand, Gauteng police said.


Flabba was stabbed to death last week.
Security tightened at Flabba court case

Monday 16 March 2015 11:00

Police have increased security, both outside and inside the Alexandra Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg ahead of the appearance of Nkululeko "Flabba" Habedi's alleged killer - Sindisiwe Manqele.


Gauteng declares war on Diepsloot crime

Monday 16 March 2015 06:20

The Gauteng government is setting up a war room to deal with the scourge of crime in Diepsloot north of Johannesburg.


Zimbabwean truck hijackers arrested

Sunday 15 March 2015 17:30

Gauteng police also seized stolen steel and fuel, worth millions of rands


Police probing Chabane’s death

Sunday 15 March 2015 15:47

Police are probing claims that the driver of a truck that collided with a vehicle carrying Minister in the Presidency, Collins Chabane, may have been drunk at the time of the accident.


McBride judgment expected on Wednesday

Friday 13 March 2015 14:36

Judgment is expected on Wednesday in an application by Ipid head Robert McBride for an urgent interdict against plans to suspend him.


Two officers shot outside Ferguson police HQ

Thursday 12 March 2015 10:21

Two police officers were shot during a protest outside the Ferguson, Missouri police headquarters early on Thursday.


Woman makes short court appearance for Flabba's murder

Tuesday 10 March 2015 11:40

A woman accused of stabbing musician Nkululeko "Flabba" Habedi to death made a quick appearance in the Alexandra Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.


Woman to appear in court for Flabba killing

Tuesday 10 March 2015 06:05

A woman arrested in connection with the murder of hip-hop star Nkululeko Habedi is expected to appear in the Alexandra Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.


Social media abuzz with Flabba’s passing

Monday 9 March 2015 10:45

South Africans have taken to social media to express their shock and condolences at the death of hip hop artist, Nkuli Habedi, popularly known as Flabba.


SA's hip hop artist Flabba stabbed to death

Monday 9 March 2015 09:31

South African hip hop star Nkuli Habedi, popularly known as Flabba, has been killed in Alexandra in Johannesburg on Monday morning.


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