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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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