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No arrests have been made in the Jackson Mthembu shooting case.
Mthembu recovers in hospital after being shot

Tuesday 21 October 2014 06:18

African National Congress (ANC) MP Jackson Mthembu is recovering in hospital after being wounded during an armed robbery in Emalahleni, Mpumlanga, at the weekend.

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The ANC has wish Jackson Mthembu a full and speedy recovery.
Jackson Mthembu shot during armed robbery

Monday 20 October 2014 12:54

African National Congress (ANC) MP Jackson Mthembu was shot in the face while withdrawing money at an ATM in Witbank at the weekend, Mpumalanga police said on Monday.

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Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday

Monday 20 October 2014 08:00

A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong on Monday as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week.

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W Cape police probe 'mob justice' murders

Sunday 19 October 2014 08:00

Western Cape police have launched investigations into the deaths of three men in alleged mob justice attacks on the Cape Flats.

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Second cop killing condemned by minister

Saturday 18 October 2014 14:35

A second police officer has been killed on the Cape Flats in the Western Cape, following the killing of a cop in Khayelitsha on Thursday.

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Limpopo residents will be casting their votes in next week’s by-elections.
Police monitor voter registration in Limpopo

Saturday 18 October 2014 13:20

Voter registration is underway at 76 voting stations opened in Mokgalakwena Municipality in Limpopo for by elections next week.

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The truck was transporting 28 prisoners from the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court to New Lock Prison.
Prisoners break out of police truck

Friday 17 October 2014 20:20

Police have launched a manhunt following a daring escape of prisoners while they were being transported from the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court on Friday, Gauteng police said.

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Police uncovered tons of stolen copper cables stored at a scrap yard.
Five people arrested for cable theft

Friday 17 October 2014 19:55

Police appear to have a made a major breakthrough in the theft of copper cables.

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KZN police say a case of theft is being investigated and they confirmed it was an inside job.
Durban police station robbed

Friday 17 October 2014 19:31

The Chatsworth Police Station in the south of Durban has been robbed.

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Mido Macia was killed when he was dragged behind a police van in February 2013 after allegedly committing a minor offence.
More people implicated in Macia murder case

Wednesday 15 October 2014 20:16

More people have been implicated and could be charged with the murder of slain Mozambican national Mido Macia.

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Algerian police stage sit-in outside president's office

Wednesday 15 October 2014 19:07

More than a thousand Algerian policemen staged a sit-in outside President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's office in Algiers on Wednesday, demanding better working conditions.

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The ruling party, Frelimo has been in power since independence from Portugal in 1975.
Mozambique’s CNE hopeful of smooth elections

Tuesday 14 October 2014 19:36

Mozambique’s National Electoral Commission (CNE) is hopeful of a smooth and peaceful polling process in Wednesday’s election

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Prostitutes fined in Cape Town

Monday 13 October 2014 20:21

The City of Cape Town says its police Vice Squad have fined more than a dozen women for solicitation at the weekend, including a 26-year-old pregnant woman.

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Ladysmith death toll climbs

Monday 13 October 2014 19:25

The death toll from two shootings and a taxi crash in Ladysmith has climbed to 15, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday.

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Cellphone footage shows Mido Macia tied to and dragged behind a police van after committing a minor traffic offence.
Dragging death trial to get underway

Monday 13 October 2014 06:25

The trial of nine policemen accused of dragging and killing Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia will begin at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Monday.

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At this stage the motive for attack on Constable Xulu has not been established.
KZN policemen shoots fellow officer

Saturday 11 October 2014 11:54

A policeman shot and killed a policewoman before turning the gun on himself, KwaZulu-Natal community safety said on Saturday.

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Northern Cape has observed an increase in rape crimes where boy children have been victims.
Northern Cape second highest province with rapes

Thursday 9 October 2014 20:00

The Northern Cape Police Provincial Commissioner, Janet Basson, says the province remains the second highest with rape crimes with 90 cases reported in the current financial year.

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White policeman kills black teen in St Louis, triggering fresh protest

Thursday 9 October 2014 18:07

A white off-duty policeman shot and killed a black teenager in St Louis on Wednesday, officers said, triggering a night of protests.

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Three suspects aged between 21 and 30 were arrested by Ndwedwe police yesterday.
Three nabbed for Ndwedwe girl's murder

Thursday 9 October 2014 11:45

Police in KwaZulu-Natal have arrested three men in connection with the killing of a 17-year-old learner at Ndwedwe north of Durban.

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Police say investigations are continuing and have appealed to the community to assist.
No arrests in Mamelodi serial killer case

Wednesday 8 October 2014 14:21

No arrests have yet been made in connection with murders of women found dumped in various areas in Mamelodi

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