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Wed, 24/11/2021 - 13:47

There are many misconceptions and confusion around the reasons for heightened child pregnancy in South Africa. Experts in the field seek to examine the real reasons for teenage pregnancy in schools and communities.

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 11:17

When the shocking news of the four Moti brothers became public knowledge three weeks ago, South Africa came to a standstill. After a long search by the police without success, new developments have come to light.

Tue, 28/09/2021 - 08:46

The South African Police Service is looking to have more boots on the ground to combat crime through a collaborative effort between security forces, civil society organisations, and government institutions.



Wed, 15/09/2021 - 12:17

A police officer in the North West has been reportedly dismissed from work for allegedly impregnating a prisoner. It is also alleged that the pregnant inmate was awaiting trial for murder and expected to be sentenced to 30 years in jail. 

Mon, 23/08/2021 - 13:06

Officials are on high alert in some provinces after rumours of a national shutdown made waves on social platforms. Read further for more details.

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 11:49

The Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, and his Police Commissioner, Khehla Sithole’s working relationship is reported to have been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Read further for more details.

Wed, 28/07/2021 - 09:13

The Western Cape Government held a digital press conference on Tuesday to address the taxi violence in the province. This forms part its efforts to ensure the safety of commuters in the greater Cape Town region following disruptions in the taxi industry.

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 12:48

Over three thousand people were arrested during the looting unrest which took place in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces in the past weeks. The Department of Correctional Services has said that prisons are now overcrowded. 

Sun, 25/07/2021 - 11:53

The Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has condemned the recent criminal activity in the Phoenix area of KwaZulu-Natal after 20 people were murdered during a criminal rampage. 


Fri, 23/07/2021 - 13:52

More than 20 people lost their lives in Phoenix, KwaZulu-Natal, after confrontations broke out between Phoenix residents and those they suspected to be looters. Continue to read for more.

Fri, 23/07/2021 - 11:54

The South African Police Service (SAPS) in partnership with the South African Defence Force (SANDF) are conducting stop and search operations in parts of the country where looting of businesses took place. Read further for more.

Mon, 19/07/2021 - 10:53

Three people have been arrested for allegedly instigating the violent riots that recently broke out in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. The suspects are due to appear in court in the next few days.

Wed, 14/07/2021 - 14:46

The fear of looters has spread to other parts of the country but Western Cape is said to still be free of looting incidences. Looting activity started in KwaZulu-Natal Province and was then followed by Gauteng.

Tue, 06/07/2021 - 11:38

The government’s COVID-19 vaccination programme reached a milestone on Monday, with government rolling out the inoculation of the security sector. Police Minister Bheki Cele was one of the first to receive the jab.

Sun, 18/04/2021 - 12:54

SAPS has announced that it has commenced the training of over 2000 reservists and security officers at academies around the country, for them to become constables.