While Anene Booysen's rape and murder caused an international outcry, Letty Wapad's similar case went under-reported and almost unheard.
The Diepsloot killings, the EFF's official launch, the US government shutdown ends and Mps declare some interesting gifts. Elephant, anyone?
Residents of Diepsloot are baying for blood after the death of two toddlers in the area. And they say they are just as angry at the police.
The murder of KZN councillor Makhosonke Msibi is deeply saddening and not only a blow to local government, but a worrying entrenchment of a trend.
After 17 years Petros Thusi still does not know who killed his son Arthur Thusi, who died after being thrown off a 12-storey building.
Chris Hani's death 20 years ago threatened to send SA spiralling out of control. Yet out of this tragedy came a renewed push for democratic elections.
Italy's top court has ordered a retrial of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher.
Following the death of model Reeva Steenkamp, allegedly at the hands of paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, we take a look at their lives in pictures.
VIDEO: Rhodes students Jonathan Jones and Bjorn Krietsch follow the stories of two Grahamstown families trying to come to grips with the ruinous effects of tik.
In Kuruman a gay man was brutally murdered. The M&G travelled to the town to find out where this hate comes from.
Insiders say the case against 12 Western Cape Hawks policemen is sensitive because it could affect others in which the officers were involved.
Family and friends of murdered pupil Louise de Waal paid their last respects at her memorial service at Horskool Die Burger in Roodepoort.
About 200 doctors converged on the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Wednesday in protest against poor security at hospitals.
Xolile Mngeni, one of the two men in police custody for the murder of Anni Dewani, has had surgery to remove a brain tumour, a court has been told.
An accused in the murder trial of the Potgieter family has testified the plan was to get the farmer's wife to open the safe during the robbery.
A number of drugs were found in the urine sample of murder accused Molema "Jub Jub" Maarohanye, the Protea Magistrate's Court has heard.
Defence lawyer Ike Motloung has been late for court six out of the 12 times the court has sat for the Jub Jub murder trial, the prosecutor says.
The trial of murder accused Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye and Themba Tshabalala has been delayed in the Protea Magistrate's Court.
The counsel for one of the accused in the Eugene Terre'Blanche murder trial was on Tuesday granted a postponement.
Police and AWB members gathered outside court on Tuesday ahead of the appearance of two people accused of killing AWB leader Eugene Terre'Blanche.