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It is alleged that the suspects held a woman at gun point at the corner of Napier and Barry Hertzog.
Police probe Parktown hijacking incident

Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:10

Johannesburg police are urging the victim of an attempted hijacking in Parktown earlier this week to get in touch with them.


The incident occurred at Meadowlands zone 8 on Maseru street Monday night.
Officer shoots dead girlfriend, mother then self

Tuesday 3 March 2015 08:15

A police officer has shot dead his girlfriend and her mother and wounded a four-year-old child  before turning the gun on himself in Meadowlands, Soweto.


Bomb scare prompts evacuation at Clearwater Mall

Monday 2 March 2015 12:25

Police are busy sweeping the Clearwater Mall, west of Johannesburg, following a bomb threat.


Police say the 15-year-old boy was killed after he was shot in the cheek at an illegal drag racing event.
Teenager killed in Inanda drag racing stand off

Sunday 1 March 2015 06:55

A 15 year-old boy was shot dead during a stand-off with police following an illegal drag racing event in Durban on Saturday, police said.


Somalia's al Shabaab injures police in Mogadishu car bomb

Saturday 28 February 2015 20:11

Somali militants al Shabaab detonated a car bomb in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday, injuring two police officers, police and a spokesman for the Islamists said.


Lupita Nyong'o's $150 000 Oscar gown returned by thief

Saturday 28 February 2015 14:52

The $150 000 Oscar gown worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o that was stolen two days ago was returned on Friday.


Foreign shop owners are fleeing Soweto

Friday 27 February 2015 20:23

Soweto residents are divided over the future of foreign owned shops in the township.


Police in Gauteng arrest 34 service delivery protestors

Friday 27 February 2015 20:20

Thirty-four people have been arrested at the Thembelihle informal settlement near Lenasia in Gauteng, after violent service delivery protests this week.


Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 Oscars dress stolen from hotel

Friday 27 February 2015 14:32

The $150,000 pearl-studded, custom-made Calvin Klein dress worn by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Academy Awards has been stolen, police said on Thursday.


Police say the motive for the attack is still unknown and no arrests have been made.
Elderly couple stabbed; house set alight

Friday 27 February 2015 05:38

An elderly couple in their seventies has been found dead with stab wounds to their necks in their house at Oribi outside Pietermaritzburg. Their house was set alight on Thursday morning.


ANC members protested outside the party’s Durban offices.
ANC condemns KZN march  

Tuesday 24 February 2015 05:37

KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress (ANC) Secretary Sihle Zikalala says they condemn the practice of marching to the party's offices without making proper arrangements.


Police arrest 45 protesters in Free State

Monday 23 February 2015 20:51

About 45 people have been arrested for public violence at Verkeerdevlei in the Free State.


Robber shot dead after shootout with police in KZN

Monday 23 February 2015 20:21

An alleged robber has been shot dead while two policemen are in a critical condition in hospital.


Police probe Malamulele school fire

Wednesday 18 February 2015 11:55

Police's forensic investigators are at the scene where a block of a school including a library, have been gutted by fire at Xigalo village outside Malamulele in Limpopo.


Corrie Sander's murderers were sentenced to 43 years in jail .
Court hears of 'manipulation' in Corrie Sander’s case

Thursday 12 February 2015 12:10

One of the convicted murderers of the heavy weight boxer, Corrie Sander, has told the High Court in Pretoria that the investigating officer manipulated the evidence in the case.


Police arrest three family members for Phoenix boy's murder

Monday 9 February 2015 19:57

Three family members have been arrested in connection with the death of a nine year-old boy from Phoenix, north of Durban.


The four police flying squad members were on duty when they allegedly took a bribe
Four constables in Mpumalanga court for bribery

Friday 6 February 2015 12:00

Four members of the White River police flying squad in Mpumalanga, arrested for allegedly taking a bribe from a motorist, are expected to appear in the Nelspruit Magistrates Court


Rhinos at Kruger Park are prime targets

Tuesday 3 February 2015 17:16

The collection, analysis and exploitation of information is important in the fight against rhino poaching.


Case of police officers accused of robbery postponed

Tuesday 3 February 2015 16:31

The bail application of three Kimberley police officers accused of robbing a foreign-owned spaza shop has been postponed to Monday. 


 Malamulele residents have been on a rampage for four weeks.  
Six offices burnt at Malamulele High School

Tuesday 3 February 2015 05:17

Limpopo police have confirmed that six offices in an administration block at Malamulele High School have been burnt down.


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