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Police are still searching for the body of a woman who drowned on Sunday in the Eastern Cape.
E Cape police search for woman presumed drowned

Monday 26 September 2016 07:52

Eastern Cape police have opened an inquest docket following the drowning of a 26-year-old woman at the notorious Second Beach in Port St Johns in the Eastern Cape.


Phahlane urges South Africans to always remember slain police officers

Friday 23 September 2016 20:29

Acting National Police Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, says South Africans must never forget police officers who died in the line of duty.


The two suspects will appear in court on Friday.
Cape Town probe nets two more police officers

Thursday 22 September 2016 12:12

Two police sergeants, stationed at the Strand Police Station near Cape Town, have been arrested on corruption charges.


Police were forced to throw stun grenades in an attempt to force students to go back inside the campus.
More injured and more arrested as fees protests continue

Wednesday 21 September 2016 21:56

Two more students have been arrested and four injured during running battles between protesting students and police in the Johannesburg CBD on Wednesday.


W Cape police officers arrested for drug, fraud related activities

Saturday 17 September 2016 21:17

Three police officers have been arrested in the Western Cape for their alleged involvement in criminal activities.


Police say Mapela has in the past few months experienced mob violence related to mine protests, as well as killings of suspected criminals.
Limpopo police concerned about increase of mob violence incidents

Friday 16 September 2016 17:46

Police in Limpopo have raised concerns about the increasing number of incidents of mob violence in the province, particularly in the Mapela area of Mokopane.


A  town slowly sinking into a drug abyss, residents say the drug scourge contributes to increasing crime.
Mahikeng police probe murder by residents tired of drugs, robberies

Tuesday 13 September 2016 19:39

Mahikeng police are investigating a murder by residents fed up with widespread drug abuse, robberies and drug dealing.


Hair business booming on the streets of Joburg

Friday 9 September 2016 09:00

South Africans go from one hairstyle to the other to maintain their beauty, and it is for this reason that the hair industry will always have clients to service.  


The cause of the fire is still unknown at this stage.
Toddlers die in Mahikeng shack fire

Friday 9 September 2016 05:55

Two toddlers aged one and two years died in a shack fire in Ramatlabama village near Mahikeng in the North West Thursday night.


MEC Kaunda commends KZN police for ensuring peaceful LGE

Thursday 8 September 2016 14:57

KZN MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Mxolisi Kaunda has commended police for ensuring peaceful local government elections last month.


Court’s ruling procedural in McBride’s case: Researcher

Tuesday 6 September 2016 19:49

A senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies, Dr Johan Burger, has sought to interprete the Constitution Court judgment in the Robert McBride case.


Drug dealer killed whilst on parole

Tuesday 6 September 2016 09:04

Police are investigating a case of murder following the killing of a notorious Durban criminal and drug dealer. He was serving life imprisonment for murder, attempted murder and kidnapping.


The learners are complaining about the school's code of conduct and dress code.
Learners return home following hair protest

Monday 5 September 2016 12:06

Several learners from  San Souci Girls High School in Newlands near Cape Town have gone back home following chaos that erupted at the school Monday morning.


Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says all perpetrators must be brought to justice.
South Africans urged to unite against police killings

Sunday 4 September 2016 13:28

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South Africans to unite against police killings.


Four law enforcement officers were also shot and wounded by suspects during the incident.
Suspect killed in Johannesburg shooting

Saturday 3 September 2016 12:20

A suspect has been shot and killed by the police during a raid in Kew, north of Johannesburg.


Gabon residents, troops take to streets after post-election riots

Friday 2 September 2016 18:05

Soldiers were deployed in the Gabonese capital Libreville on Friday as residents ventured back onto the streets, buying provisions and surveying damage after two days of riots.


Brazil police seek graft charges against ex-president Lula

Saturday 27 August 2016 18:38

Federal police in Brazil urged prosecutors on Friday to bring corruption charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and his wife, Marisa.


Zimbabwe protesters, police clash at anti-Mugabe rally

Friday 26 August 2016 13:30

Zimbabwean police on Friday fired teargas and a water cannon to disperse anti-government supporters.


The final report was released in August two years ago.
Western Cape accused of failing to implement police report

Thursday 25 August 2016 12:10

The Social Justice Coalition and Equal Education have accused the Western Cape government of failing to implement the recommendations of the Inquiry into police inefficiency in the area.


It's believed that the gang stormed the Cele family's rondavel and opened fire at the couple.
Killers of Melmoth couple still at large

Wednesday 24 August 2016 13:05

Police in Melmoth in northern KwaZulu-Natal are still searching for a gang of armed men who allegedly killed a couple at Masangwaneni area on Monday night.


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