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​Slight changes but no end in sight for violent crime in South Africa
​Slight changes but no end in sight for violent crime in South Africa
“These statistics are not very rosy,” Police Minister Bheki Cele warned before he began presenting the 2019 annual crime statistics.
Letters to the editor: October 5 to 11
Letters to the editor: October 5 to 11
I took this extraordinary decision to correct the inaccuracies in the article Cyril accused of double standards because I...
Cash-in-transit heists are a mutating, spreading virus
Cash-in-transit heists are a mutating, spreading virus
In this edited extract from her new book, Heist, Anneliese Burgess says the plague of cash-in-transit robberies, usually violent, is only...
Provincial breakdown of crime statistics places the Western Cape front and centre
Provincial breakdown of crime statistics places the Western Cape front and centre
The Western Cape is home to a third of the country’s police stations where the most killings have been recorded and it's also home to South...
Mbalula delivers crime stats, vows to crack down on 'lazy' police efforts
Mbalula delivers crime stats, vows to crack down on 'lazy' police efforts
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Tuesday announced a general 1.8% decrease in crime but remained scathing of efforts to curb violence.
Crime harms matric pass rates
Crime harms matric pass rates
For two years, Missourilaan Secondary in Eldorado Park has been unable to exceed a 30% pass rate for its matriculants. But the Kagiso Secondary...
Why crime rates are more useful than absolute numbers in tracking changes over time
Why crime rates are more useful than absolute numbers in tracking changes over time
The South African Police Service (SAPS) released their statistics on 
7 noteworthy points from the crime stats release in Parliament
7 noteworthy points from the crime stats release in Parliament
The South African Police Service has released crime statistics for the 2015/16 year to Parliament, bringing some good news as far as the numbers...
Crime stats released: 'Serious dent' in crime, but murder goes up 4.9%
Crime stats released: 'Serious dent' in crime, but murder goes up 4.9%
The downward trend in crime statistics shows police are making a serious dent in reducing crime, acting police commissioner Lt-Gen Khomotso...
WATCH LIVE: Crime stats revealed in Parliament
WATCH LIVE: Crime stats revealed in Parliament
The police's crime statistics for the last year will be revealed in Parliament today.
Editorial: Fear comes too close to home
Editorial: Fear comes too close to home
The correct response to the latest mass shooting in the United States this week – 14 people dead in San Bernardino in California – is a mixture...
Is a child raped every three minutes in South Africa?
Is a child raped every three minutes in South Africa?
This recurring claim has been repeated at least three times in the past month – at a high-level international crime conference in Cape Town, in...

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