The ANC says it has a "good story to tell" ahead of the May 7 election. Does the story stand up to scrutiny? Africa Check examines the claims.
While the local poor protest about basic amenities and housing, the rich are flocking to Cape Town to enjoy its luxury accommodation.
The South African Institute for Race Relations says 81% of all murders in South Africa take place in black households.
Khutsong residents say they are at the mercy of gang members who control the streets, high on drugs.
Crime stats be damned, Goldman Sachs paints a rosy picture of South Africa and President Zuma doesn't have a clue … about Number One.
The police ministry has dismissed the Institute for Security Studies' criticism that the latest crime statistics were flawed.
The police significantly over-reported successes in crime fighting in the latest set of crime statistics, says the Institute for Security Studies.
An international monitor has found that crime in South Africa is at its lowest level in 15 years, says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.
Jacob Zuma's good-news philosophy is costing us lives, writes Verashni Pillay, in the wake of the Kenya attack and the release of the crime stats.
The numbers have stories to tell about South Africa's crime rates, for those who are prepared to extract meaning from statistics, says Franz Krüger.
ISS analyst Gareth Newham and M&G reporter Sarah Evans unpack the realities that lie beneath the numbers from this year's national crime statistics.
Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has responded to the release of crime statistics, saying some law enforcement officers were evidently involved in crime.
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Despite a rise in murder and attempted murder, police commissioner Riah Phiyega is pleased with the crime statistics.
We plot the last nine years' crime rates for six of the crimes that affect individuals, which reveals some interesting trends.
For the past decade the police have had powerful tools to help to locate and track crime, which ordinary citizens haven't been privy to.
Crime may be down, but Hillbrow's illegal economy is too lucrative to eliminate corruption, writes Verashni Pillay.
The South African Police Service has tried many variations over the years, but this has just left everyone confused.
Locals attribute Verkykerskop's nonexistent crime to its strong faith and sense of community, writes Sipho Kings.