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Shack fires in Cape Town have claimend three lives.
Three die in Cape Town fires

Sunday 28 June 2015 12:05

Three people have died in two separate shack fires on the Cape Flats.


27 die in Tunisian attack

Friday 26 June 2015 16:32

At least 27 people, including foreign tourists, were killed when at least one gunman opened fire on a Tunisian beachside hotel in the popular resort of Sousse on Friday.


Disabled youth receive IDs for the first time

Wednesday 24 June 2015 20:28

After years of waiting a group of 60 disabled pupils from Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape have received identity documents and will be able to access government grants.


16 other cases have been suspected to be linked to the two robbers who were killed during a police shootout in Pretoria.
Dead suspects linked to 16 other robbery cases

Wednesday 24 June 2015 12:20

Two robbers, who were killed during a shootout with police at a house in Pretoria earlier this week, are believed to be linked to at least 16 other cases.


Suspect kills himself, 2 arrested after shoot-out with cops

Sunday 21 June 2015 17:13

Two murder suspects were arrested while a third fatally shot himself after a shoot-out with police in northern KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Sunday.


Police officers need extensive training, support resources

Sunday 21 June 2015 16:12

POPCRU says officers' current training does not equip them to respond adequately to situations they are faced with in the line of duty.


Police launch a manhunt for two armed suspects

Saturday 20 June 2015 19:36

Police are looking for two armed suspects after they avoided arrest on Saturday morning.


Steinkopf community suspends anti-drug campaign

Thursday 18 June 2015 19:56

The community of Steinkopf in the Northern Cape has suspended their anti-drug campaign targetting foreign nationals, for now.


41 South Africans arrested in international paedophile syndicate case

Thursday 18 June 2015 11:02

South African police say they've arrested 41 suspects in relation to an international paedophile syndicate.  


11 kidnapped boys found in Mpumalanga

Thursday 18 June 2015 10:29

Eleven teenage boys between the ages of 13 and 16 have been rescued from an initiation school near KwaMhlanga in Mpumalanga.


Steinkopf community up in arms over drugs

Thursday 18 June 2015 06:31

The community of Steinkopf in the Northern Cape have vowed to continue to root our drugs in their community.


Police haul away migrants sleeping on rocks in Italian Riviera

Tuesday 16 June 2015 15:43

Police on Tuesday began hauling away mostly African migrants from makeshift camps on the Italy-France border.


Police minister Nathi Nhleko told the youth in Limpopo that the decision to take drugs is a decision to die.
Nhleko warns youth on dangers of using drugs, alcohol

Saturday 13 June 2015 16:11

Police minister Nathi Nhleko told the youth from Moutse in Limpopo that the ‘decision to take drugs is similar to a decision to die".


The men were convicted for serious crimes as a result they received life imprisonment.
Multiple life sentences for KZN men convicted of rape

Thursday 11 June 2015 12:18

Two men who raped a teenager several times have been given multiple life sentences by the Pietermaritzburg High Court.


Student arrested after high speed chase

Wednesday 10 June 2015 15:22

A 24-year-old student, who allegedly kidnapped an eight-year-old learner near Bloemfontein on Wednesday morning, has been arrested following a high speed chase with traffic officials.


East Rand police officer shot in apparent hit

Tuesday 9 June 2015 15:38

A police officer has been shot and wounded in what seems to be an apparent hit.


Police are investigating the foiled robbery at Surrey Estate in Athlone.
Third person in Cape Flats shootout dies

Tuesday 9 June 2015 08:59

Western Cape police say a third suspect involved in a foiled robbery at Surrey Estate in Athlone late Monday night has died in hospital.


Police are investigation Hillbrow bar owner shooting

Monday 8 June 2015 15:39

Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for two suspects following the murder of a Nigerian bar owner in Hilbrow, Johannesburg.


Limpopo community burns homes of suspected gangsters

Sunday 7 June 2015 17:39

The community of Ga-Sekgopo village in Limpopo has gone on the rampage burning the houses of three youth accused of terrorising the community.


Two teenage boys killed in Bonteheuwel gang violence

Sunday 7 June 2015 16:09

Two teenage boys have been killed in a flare-up of gang violence in Bonteheuwel in the Western Cape.


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