Crime

Top Ten Most Hijacked Passenger Vehicle Brands

Ctrack, a global supplier of vehicle tracking, insurance telematics and fleet management solutions, released a report based on its hijacking and crime statistics. The report was compiled using data and analytics from January 2016 to Dece...

Joburg Post·almost 2 years ago

Authorities in Tanzania Not Bothered by Oil-covered Rapists

Authorities in Western Tanzania are doing little to intervene in the spiking amounts of rapes by oil-covered men. Women in Western Tanzania have been forced to live in constant fear of being attacked and raped in their homes by grease-co...

Neo Sithole·about 2 years ago

Tech Unchecked is The Enemy We Never Expected

It has been said a thousand times before technology has completely revolutionised our lives everything we do is shaped and formed around technology. I mean, we literally do everything online, we date, we meditate, we learn new languages,...

Zizipho Ndevu·almost 2 years ago

Soldiers Won’t Stem Gang Violence Because South Africa’s Army Is In A Sorry State

The initial response to the recent deployment of the South African army to areas of Cape Town hit hard by gang violence evoked relief that peace and stability would be restored to the area. But this has been replaced with a much more nua...

Lindy Heinecken·almost 2 years ago

South Africa’s Soldiers Won’t End Gang Violence. A Co-Ordinated Plan Might

The South African government has taken a decision to deploy members of the South African National Defence Force to areas that have been ravaged by gang violence. At least the deployment of the army shows some commitment by government to ...

Joburg Post·almost 2 years ago

The Army is Being Used to Fight Cape Town’s Gangs. Why It’s a Bad Idea

Following the latest spate of murders on the notorious Cape Flats in the Cape Town, the South African government has decided to send in the army. The move has been welcomed by many who want to see an end to the rampant violence, crime an...

Lindy Heinecken·almost 2 years ago

Old Mutual’s Bomb Scare-Coincidence?

Late Wednesday afternoon Old Mutual’s Sandton office was evacuated following an anonymous call made to SAPS that there was a bomb somewhere in the building. No actual bomb was found suspicions around if anything about the bomb scare has ...

Neo Sithole·almost 2 years ago

Cape Town’s Bloody Gang Violence Is Inextricably Bound Up In Its History

When the apartheid government decided to evict people it called Coloured from Cape Town’s inner city, it set off a chain reaction that now requires military intervention. More than 50 years on from the mass evictions that drove anyone wh...

Don Pinnock·almost 2 years ago

A New Approach to Criminalisation Could End Cape Town’s Drug Wars

It’s not known exactly how many gangs there are in South Africa’s Western Cape province, but gang membership has been estimated at more than 100 000. Almost all these gangs, most concentrated in Cape Town, make the bulk of their money fr...

Don Pinnock·almost 2 years ago

Forget the Boogeyman, the Face of Gender-Based Violence Is A Familiar Face in Your Church, Office, School and Bed!

It has been a minute since I last wrote an opinion piece. Until the events of the past two weeks, I have not had the strength or mental resolve to speak to the matters that are impacting South Africa and the greater continent. However, l...

Musa Mdunge·almost 2 years ago

Hope Healed My Trigger

It was just this week that I felt triggered by the horrific stories that had emerged on the news about multiple women who had been raped and murdered and fellow Africans that had been brutally murdered because they weren’t citizens. If I...

Zizipho Ndevu·almost 2 years ago

The Same Energy Used In The Fight Against Covid19, Must Be Used In The Fight Against Gender Based Violence .

Beaten, broken, abused , raped and murdered . These are the present realities which women find themselves in, with the ultimate fear of being brutally murdered while the case is swept under underneath the carpet without ever being solve...

Phumzile Mavimbela·9 months ago

Whats's On Everyones lips : Bushiri Flees SA.

Shepherd Bushiri also known as Major 1 or Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, a Malawian Christian preacher, author and businessman from Malawi has fled South Africa ahead of his fraud trial. The enlightened Christian Gathering church leader and ...

Phumzile Mavimbela ·7 months ago

The Southern African Fraud Prevention Services Warns The Public To be Careful During these Critical Economic Times.

As the world celebrates International Fraud Awareness week The Southern African Fraud Prevention Services (SAFPS) has issued a report advising people to be extra careful more especially because the world is currently experiencing one of...

Phumzile Mavimbela·7 months ago

The Men Accussed For The Murder Of Soccer Player Senzo Meyiwa Apeared In Court Again

The men accused in the Senzo Meyiwa murder case made thier second appearance at the Boksburg Magistrate Court on  Friday .The men still maintain thier innocence in murder of the Soccer player . 

Phumzile Mavimbela·7 months ago

What's Trending : Two Prisoners Escape From Kgosi Mampuru Prison.

Two Prisoners have escaped from from the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Centre in Tshwane on Wednesday. Following the escape the Department of Correctional Services has launched a manhunt of the two prisoners. The Department says one of t...

Phumzile Mavimbela·6 months ago

What's On Everyone's Lips : A Police Official And Spouse Have Been Arrested, In Connection To A R500k Bribe From Bushiri.

Suspects allegedly connected to the escape of Shepherd Bushiri and his wife will present themselves before the Pretoria Magistrates Court soon for charges related to corruption . The suspects a police Brigadier and her husband have alle...

Phumzile Mavimbela·6 months ago

Police In Gauteng Have Heightened Visibility As The Easter Season Approaches.

Police in Gauteng are heightening visibility and have intensified crime prevention and road safety operations as the Easter long weekend looms. Acting Gauteng Commissioner of Police, Major General Tommy Mthombeni led the O Kae Molao O...

Phumzile Mavimbela ·3 months ago