Oscar trial adjourned until Thursday

Posted on May 6th, 2014

The Oscar Pistorius murder trial has adjourned until Thursday, a day after the election day. Before the adjournment, another neighbour and resident of Silver Woods Country Estate took the stand. Ria Motshuane has lived in Bushwillow Crescent since 2008 and Read More

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SA Tourism man quizzed on Pistorius and crime

Posted on April 29th, 2014

THE Oscar Pistorius case was a domestic matter that could happen anywhere in the world and should not give the perception that South Africa was a crime-ridden country, South African Tourism CEO Thulani Nzima said on Friday at a global Read More

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Anene: possible new witnesses found

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

Western Cape – Four potential witnesses who apparently were never interviewed by police may have information that could lead private investigators to identifying more suspects in the Anene Booysen rape and murder case. And her family has welcomed the private Read More

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SA murder rate halved

Posted on April 14th, 2014

Cape Town – South Africa’s murder rate has dropped by more than 50 percent in less than two decades. Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said this showed the country was “moving up the safety ladder.” A report on the UN Global Read More

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Over 800 arrested in anti-crime operations

Posted on April 7th, 2014

Johannesburg – Western Cape police arrested over 500 people for crimes ranging from drug possession to operating a business without a licence during operations conducted in the Nyanga area in the past week, a spokesperson said on Sunday. Those arrested Read More

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Oscar’s frantic calls after shooting Reeva

Posted on March 31st, 2014

Pretoria – A series of frantic phone calls were made by Oscar Pistorius in the minutes after he shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp. The series of calls and their details were revealed as the High Court in Pretoria heard more Read More

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Khayelitsha gangs: top cop sounds alarm

Posted on March 24th, 2014
Khayelitsha gangs: top cop sounds alarm

Cape Town – Time is running out to stop Khayelitsha’s “school” or “youth” gangs from becoming structured crime networks, which could make policing the already violence-riddled township even more demanding, the head of the Western Cape’s anti-gang operation warned. Major-General Read More

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Crime-fighting takes on a different look in winter

Posted on March 10th, 2014

NEW BEDFORD — With all the cold and snow this season — and the forecast of possibly more at midweek — most people bundle up and stay indoors if they can. Turns out crime does just that, as well. It Read More

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Teen boys praised for foiling burglars

Posted on March 3rd, 2014

Cape Town – Two teenage boys have been praised for foiling a raid on a Cape Town house by the so-called “crowbar gang”. Details of the drama have been sent as a warning by members of the Camps Bay Community Read More

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Shots fired near Cape Town school

Posted on February 25th, 2014
Shots fired near school in Cape Town

Cape Town – Gunshots rang out as pupils filed on to the grounds of Red River Primary School in Manenberg on Monday morning, even as police stepped up patrols at schools affected by gang violence. Red River Primary was empty Read More

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