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 Suspects expected to appear before the Rustenburg Magistrates’ Court
Samancor mine and Marikana shooting not linked: Police

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:15

Police in North West say they can't link the shooting of a miner from Samancor Chrome mine in Rustenburg to another incident earlier this week at Marikana.


Two rapists sentenced to life behind bars

Thursday 24 July 2014 11:44

Two men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for rape and 25 years for robbery by the Pietermaritzburg High Court.


Boko Haram, which is fighting to carve out an Islamic state in Nigeria, has repeatedly targeted civilians this year, mostly in remote North Eastern Borno state.
Bomb targeting Imam in north Nigeria kills at least 15

Wednesday 23 July 2014 15:24

A bomb tossed off the back of a motorcycle at a Nigerian Muslim cleric killed at least 15 people on a busy commercial road in the northern city of Kaduna on Wednesday.


The two officers, aged 38 and 40, were shot in the upper body and the hand respectively.
Two cops shot on the East Rand

Wednesday 23 July 2014 14:49

Two police constables were shot and wounded on Wednesday during a shoot-out with a group of men in Dawn Park.


Five suspects were arrested for illegal hunting and they were found in possession of hunting rifle, axe as well as silencer.
Five in court for poaching in Phinda Game Reserve

Tuesday 22 July 2014 11:44

Five suspects aged between 17 and 38 years-old will appear at the Hluhluwe Magistrate's Court on charges of illegal hunting.


27 striking workers to appear in court

Tuesday 22 July 2014 06:45

Twenty-seven striking workers will on Tuesday appear in the Germiston Magistrate's Court on Gauteng's East Rand.


Lizzy Phike has thanked everyone for the support
Six year old Bronkhorstspruit boy speaks about ordeal

Monday 21 July 2014 19:09

The six-year-old boy who went missing after his father's car was hijacked in Bronkhorspruit last Tuesday has spoken about his ordeal.


The men who kidnaped the nun were denied bail in Court.
Two E Cape men in court for nun's murder

Monday 21 July 2014 16:13

Two men accused of the murder of a Roman Catholic nun appeared in the Mthatha Magistrate's Court on Monday, Eastern Cape police said.


Public order policing units would play a vital role in stabilising areas affected by service delivery protests.
Public order policing to be prioritised

Monday 21 July 2014 13:29

Special focus will be placed on changing the perceived military-style approach of public order policing (POP) units, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko said on Monday.


The couple were found inside the mall and arrested for allegedly leaving a two-month-old baby boy inside a parked vehicle.
Limpopo couple arrested for child neglect

Monday 21 July 2014 10:30

A couple were arrested for allegedly leaving a two-month-old baby boy inside a parked vehicle at a shopping mall in Tzaneen.


The boy was dragged out of the moving car by hijackers in Reiger Park near Benoni last night.
Boy dies after being dragged behind car

Sunday 20 July 2014 15:13

Ekurhuleni Community Safety MMC, Mthuthuzeli Siboza, says he is confident police will find the men responsible for the death of a four year-old boy in Reiger Park near Benoni.


President Jacob Zuma
  Zuma calls for safe return of missing child

Sunday 20 July 2014 14:57

President Jacob Zuma is calling on the public to help police find a child who went missing when his father's car was hijacked, the presidency said on Sunday.


Police are still deployed in Pongola since the discovery of the boy’s body parts in the church.
Hundreds gather for funeral of mutilation victim

Saturday 19 July 2014 18:12

Hundreds of people gathered in Pongola, northern KwaZulu-Natal for the funeral of the 4-year-old boy, whose mutilated body was found in a church two weeks ago.


The five-year-old Mongezi Phike was kidnapped on Thursday during a hijacking.
Kidnapped Pretoria boy still missing

Saturday 19 July 2014 17:17

A five year old boy, Mongezi Phike, kidnapped during a hijacking in Bronkhorstspruit, east of Pretoria is still missing.


Unlicensed firearms were recovered
Four robbery suspects arrested in Mpumalanga

Saturday 19 July 2014 14:12

Police have arrested four armed suspects who allegedly robbed three businesses of an undisclosed amount of cash at Mmametlhake village in Mpumalanga.


Man dies in Orange Farm shack fire

Saturday 19 July 2014 10:11

A man was killed when a fire swept through his shack in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg


The illegal nationals are facing charges ranging from illegal mining, dealing in gild and being in South Africa illegally.
100 illegal miners arrested in Mpumalanga

Thursday 17 July 2014 19:48

Police have arrested more than 100 illegal miners in Evander, Mpumalanga.


 Pongola residents went on a protest after the discovery of a child's body at a local church.
IFP calls for a task team to investigate Pongola missing people's case

Thursday 17 July 2014 16:16

The IFP has called on the Community Safety and Liaison MEC Willies Mchunu to establish a special task team to investigate the issue of missing people at Pongola.


 The police are investigating the abduction of a six-year-old boy.
Mother of abducted boy pleads for his safe return

Thursday 17 July 2014 14:09

The mother of the abducted six-year-old boy has pleaded with his abductors to return him safely to her.


The Rhino poachers are also facing charges of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.
Rhino poachers to appear in court for bail application

Wednesday 16 July 2014 10:04

Two police constables and a former field ranger of the Kruger National Park, charged with rhino poaching, will appear for a bail application.


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