While Europe and North America may be afraid to go outside, we fear the crime that comes to us.
A gunman opened fire and killed nine people at a historic black church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, in what police say is a "hate crime".
A gunman killed three students in Chapel Hill before turning himself in, but the police are keeping mum about his motive.
After being shot and missing a performance, hip-hop musician Khuli Chana's lawyers have submitted a letter to the police demanding compensation.
The FBI says it would be premature to comment on a motivation at this time and joint investigators have neither ruled out terrorism, nor ruled it in.
The FBI has identified the dead gunman who killed 12 people at a Washington navy yard and eliminated the possibility of a second suspect.
A gunman has killed at least four people in a shooting rampage in the US state of California before police shot him dead in a college library.
Karl Durkheimer's gun shop enjoyed record sales of semi-automatic firearms -- "modern sporting rifles", as he calls them -- and handguns last weekend.
"We've endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years," Obama said during a somber televised appearance in the White House briefing room.
For as long as South Africans believe they can get away with murder, they will continue to kill. What do we say now that black people are in charge?
Daniel Bethencourt recounts the time he nearly got the opportunity to interview flamboyant business tycoon Zunaid Moti.
An arrest warrant has been issued for flamboyant Johannesburg property tycoon Zunaid Moti in connection with a high-speed chase near Lanseria Airport.
Baffled police were trying on Thursday to work out why a quiet taxi driver gunned down 12 people around England's serene Lake District.
Armed men have shot dead a Sudanese aid worker in Darfur in the latest of a string of attacks on international organisations in Sudan's violent west.
North West Premier Edna Molewa and her husband were shot at while returning from a funeral in Rustenburg, according to a media report on Tuesday.
Shooting broke out inside Madagascan President Marc Ravalomanana's office in Antananarivo moments after the army entered the compound on Monday.
Eleven people, including the suspected gunman and his mother, were killed in a shooting spree and car chase in southern Alabama on Tuesday.
The chairperson of the ANCYL in KwaZulu-Natal's Umgababa area, outside Durban, died on Friday morning after being shot, police said.
Condolences continued to pour in on Friday for KZN inkosi Mbongeleni Zondi, who was shot dead in Durban's Umlazi township on Thursday.