South Africa continues to be in the grip of violent crime but according to the police minister, there are “glimmers of improvement”
In this edited extract from her new book, Heist, Anneliese Burgess says the plague of cash-in-transit robberies is only getting worse
Ten of South Africa's police stations which record the highest number of murders are found in the Western Cape, seven in Gauteng and six in KZN.
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula released the crime statistics on Tuesday, revealing that robbery is the highest it's been in a decade.
Many crimes in SA go unreported, while some only come to the attention of police through actions such as roadblocks and searches.
The South African Police Service has released crime statistics for the 2015/16 year to Parliament.
The downward trend in crime statistics shows police are making a serious dent in reducing crime, acting police commissioner Phahlane said on Friday.
The claim that a child is raped every three minutes in SA has been doing the rounds since 2009. Africa Check investigates if this claim is flawed.
Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.