The Taung Regional Court slapped Thapelo Edwin Mojaki with a life sentence for murdering his pregnant wife, Matshidiso Catherine Mojaki.
One Egyptian cooperated and pointed out where the body of the former business partner was buried which was later exhumed.
Life is cheap: A man was stabbed to death and his alleged attacker’s ear was cut off in a fight over bread and meat at a Gqeberha tavern on Monday.
Mzwakhe Mbulawa’s murder victim, Shirley James, was a retired principal who loved to uplift the poor and had trusted him by giving him a job
The alleged murder suspects were criminals belonging to a gang notorious for terrorising the local community the court heard.
An influx of violent crimes leave police officers struggling to identify bodies and track down family members of the deceased
In the past year, there has been a total of 20 575 murders recorded by SAPS.
Rape and sexual assault is also on the rise.
Western Cape Health MEC to strengthen the health system; gang-related violence is putting pressure on the Western Cape health budget.
Fritz has called on the national government to sign off the deployment of the military in the Western Cape.
Most of the deaths reported are gunshot wound-related.
Using the number of combat crimes reported as a yardstick for danger, we find out which areas are serious criminal hotspots.
Don’t shoot the messenger on this one. Out of a 38-country study, SA topped the table for all the wrong reasons.
Looking at data from the 2011 census and this week’s Crime Stats, the horrors of Nyanga become clear
We’ve been crunching the numbers on today’s released Crime Stats. The bad news outweight the good, we’re afraid.
The Western Cape and KwaZulu Natal are home to some of the country’s most ruthless killers.
In a parliamentary debate, two different rates for the number of people murdered on farms in South Africa were mentioned. But experts say that it’s almost impossible to accurately calculate such a figure.
The stats are in and according to the SAPS’ 2016 report, there’s been an increase in murders and hijackings, but an overall decrease in crime.
Despite Jo’burg’s reputation as the most dangerous city South Africa, it doesn’t make the shortlist list globally when it comes to murder. And while Cape Town is the gang capital of South Africa, this may not be the main reason for the high homicide stats.