Seven suspects netted for EC taxi murders

Police in the Eastern Cape have arrested seven suspects linked with the violent murders of 22 people during ongoing taxi violence in Libode, Mthatha and Port St Johns in the Transkei.

A spokesman for the police, Mzukisi Fatyela said the … Read the rest

White paramedic attacked at accident scene

A white paramedic was stabbed and assaulted by a black attacker on Saturday evening when they stopped at an accident to help in Pietermaritzburg.

“Shortly after 6pm on Saturday evening, paramedics from ER24 came across a motor vehicle collision on … Read the rest

Black farmworker suspected of killing two girls

Limpopo police have arrested a 42-year-old black farmworker suspected of killing two 5-year-old girls from Ribone village, in Gilead.

The two friends – Lekwelo Ennie Masola and Nthabiseng Motlaphema – went missing on Wednesday after they were last seen playing … Read the rest

Dan Roodt: Are murders on writers part of #AfrikaansMustFall?

Whereas most observers have now become conscious of the extreme, sadistic nature of the daily killings and rapes in South Africa, not many are ready to acknowledge the frequently ethnic aspect of such crimes. A few days ago another Afrikaans … Read the rest

Black abuse in SA remains high says Statistician-General

Sexual violence remains prevalent, especially among black South Africans, and was the invisible hand in the vicious crimes committed in households, particularly against women, said Statistician-General Pali Lehohla.

“The way we see crime in South Africa says a lot about … Read the rest