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Police spokesperson Thembeka Mbhele says the officer is believed to have been shot dead by someone she was with in the vehicle.
Female police found dead in KZN

Sunday 20 August 2017 10:59

A female police officer has been found dead in a car parked on the side of the R103 in Colenso in the KwaZulu Natal midlands.


10 dead as train derails in India

Saturday 19 August 2017 18:15

 At least a dozen people were injured when an express train derailed in north India on Saturday, media reports and authorities said.


South African Traditional Healers deputy chairperson Sazi Mhlongo has called on police to arrest all the traditional healers involved in the murder of people for muthi purposes.
Police urged to arrest ‘traditional healers’ killing people for muthi

Saturday 19 August 2017 17:31

Traditional healers have voiced their disappointment after of a man believed to be a traditional healer was arrested for the possession of body parts at Estcourt in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.


Three people have been arrested when they were found in possession of human body parts in Escourt in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.
Three arrested in possession of body parts in KZN

Saturday 19 August 2017 14:13

Three people have been arrested when they were found in possession of human body parts in Escourt in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.


Grace Mugabe allegedly assaulted Gabriella Engels with an extension cord at a Sandton hotel on Sunday.
Dirco mum on Grace Mugabe matter

Thursday 17 August 2017 13:23

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has referred all matters concerning the assault charge against Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe, to the SAPS.


It's understood that the convoy was on its way to Johannesburg to pick up a VIP when the incident occurred.
One injured in VIP protection vehicle crash

Thursday 17 August 2017 10:24

Three police VIP protection vehicles have crashed into each other on the M1 South, near the Malboro Drive off-ramp.


Commuters were left stranded on Wednesday morning as a result of the taxi strike.
Revoking traffic fines will set a wrong precedent: City of Tshwane

Wednesday 16 August 2017 21:45

The City of Tshwane says the revoking of all traffic fines for taxi owners will be setting a wrong precedent.


Grace Mugabe allegedly assaulted Gabriella Engels with an extension cord at a Sandton hotel on Sunday.
'Grace Mugabe still in SA'

Wednesday 16 August 2017 21:25

In new twist to the Grace Mugabe saga, the Police have now confirmed that Zimbabwe's first lady is still in South Africa.


No warrant of arrest issued against Grace Mugabe

Wednesday 16 August 2017 12:15

Police say no warrant of arrest has been issued against Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe.


Taxi strike forces suspension of train services

Wednesday 16 August 2017 07:24

Thousands of train commuters were stranded across Pretoria on Wednesday morning after Metrorail suspended its train services due to an on-going taxi operator’s protest.


Marikana tragedy brings sad memories five years on

Wednesday 16 August 2017 07:05

Wednesday marks the 5th anniversary of the Marikana tragedy, during which 34 mineworkers were shot and killed by police in the Koppie near Wonderkop.


The 25-year-old man was an agricultural student at the UMfolozi College for Technical Vocational Education and Training.
KZN Police launch probe after a body found in bushes

Monday 14 August 2017 14:39

KwaZulu-Natal police have opened an inquest docket after the body of a final year student was found hanging in the bushes in the Vuma area near Eshowe in the north of the province.


Pair to appear in dock over Wiese murder

Monday 14 August 2017 06:15

Two people will appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Monday in connection with the murder of the former Financial Director of Naspers, Eric Wiese.


Kingsol Chabalala was wounded after being shot three times in the driveway of his home in the Vaal on Thursday evening.
Attackers of DA's Chabalala still at large

Sunday 13 August 2017 13:40

Police are yet to make arrests in the attempted murder of Democratic Alliance member of the Gauteng Legislature, Kingsol Chabalala.


The incident of the alleged assault took place in November 2016 and was initially not reported.
Schoolgirl assault suspect due in court

Sunday 13 August 2017 09:42

The 19-year-old suspect, who brutally assaulted a 16-year-old female learner from Siyathuthuka Secondary School in Inanda, north of Durban, will appear in court on Monday.


Two due in court for abalone possession

Monday 7 August 2017 05:37

Two suspects, caught in connection with the illegal possession of a large quantity of abalone in Table View, are set to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.


Four suspected armed robbers killed in shootout with police

Sunday 6 August 2017 10:30

Four alleged armed robbers died and one is in hospital under police guard following a shootout with police in Durban on Saturday.


Police spokesperson Thulane Zwane says they were searching for the headless body after a 24 year old man was found in possession of a human head in his bag in Durban yesterday.
Police find decapitated body in Durban

Saturday 5 August 2017 14:11

Police have found a headless body in Cator Manor in Durban.


Demoted W Cape police generals to approach Labour Court

Friday 4 August 2017 19:29

Two Western Cape police generals hope that their victory at the labour court will set a precedent for other police members across the country.


Three arrested amid Uber driver attacks

Friday 4 August 2017 18:24

Police have arrested three suspects in connection with a series of robberies targeting Uber drivers in Midrand north of Johannesburg.


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