Daily South Africa Updates
Daily South Africa Updates

South Africa Deploys Envoys in Wake of Xenophobic Attacks

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has sent out special envoys to explain the government's position on the recent wave of attacks on foreign nationals and their businesses. The country has come under criticism for failing to quickly end the attacks that

Suspects arrested for different crimes over the weekend

KING WILLIAM'S TOWN - Police arrested about 40 suspects aged between 18 and 45 years over the weekend. Police conducted several operations and managed to arrest suspects for different crime ranging from common assault, business robbery, contravention o...

Man arrested on borderline for stolen bakkie

DURBAN: A 34-year-old suspect is in custody at the Emanguzi police station after he was arrested by Emanguzi police officers and members of the Cluster Task Team. In the early hours of this morning, two men were spotted driving a

Murder suspects in court

DURBAN Two suspects aged 17 and 22 are expected to appear at the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court today for murder; hijacking and possession of an unlicensed firearm. They were arrested immediately after they allegedly hijacked and killed Mluleki M...

Lockdown operations netted 395 suspects

WESTERN CAPE � With just over two months of crime fighting initiatives on the Cape Flats and other townships in Cape Town, Operation Lockdown forces executed targeted operations that netted 395 arrests from Thursday until Sunday. The operations saw int...

Port Elizabeth detectives arrest suspects

PORT ELIZABETH - In addressing serious and violent crimes, Port Elizabeth detectives wasted no time in curtailing the freedom of criminals committing these crimes in their policing precinct.During this weekend four suspects were arrested on separate ch...

Life sentence for rape and assault in Nababeep

NORTHERN CAPE - The SA Police Service in the Northern Cape welcomes the sentencing that was handed down to a Nababeep man for rape, sexual assault and assault with the intent to commit grievous bodily harm (GBH). Willem Cloete (55)

Kamesh police probe shooting

KING WILLIAMS TOWN - The South African Police Service in Kamesh are investigating a case of attempted murder after a 23-year-old man was wounded in the upper body at 18:30 on Saturday, 14 September 2019. Police were summoned to the

South African president calls for joint sitting of Parliament to address gender-based violence

PRETORIA, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa called for a joint sitting of the two houses of Parliament to discuss measures to combat rising gender-based violence in the country.We all have a responsibility to ensure that these events become a tur...

Serial rapist sentenced to seven terms of life imprisonment

DURBAN � A serial rapist who preyed on women in Intsikeni, Chatsworth, Inanda and KwaDukuza has been sentenced in the Durban High Court yesterday. Mlungisi Mjoli (32) was convicted and sentenced to seven terms of life imprisonment on seven counts