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Activists challenge sexual offences stats
Activists challenge sexual offences stats
Gender and child rights activists are up in arms over last month's crime statistics, claiming that the section on sexual offences is 'a mockery”....
Top cops 'knew stats were cooked'
Top cops 'knew stats were cooked'
Western Cape police commissioner Mzwandile Petros and one of his former assistants, Anwa Dramat -- now head of the Hawks -- were informed at least...
Almost 40 000 rape cases in SA last year
Almost 40 000 rape cases in SA last year
More rape cases appeared on the rolls of KwaZulu-Natal courts over the past year than any other province, according to figures provided by Justice...
Armed violence kills 2 000 a day worldwide
Armed violence kills 2 000 a day worldwide
More than 2 000 people around the world are dying from armed violence each day, on average, advocacy groups said on Tuesday, urging nations to...
You got it wrong, Mr President
You got it wrong, Mr President
President Jacob Zuma's statements this week to senior police leaders, on the legal position regarding the use of lethal force by police officers,...
Good citizenship key to fighting crime
Good citizenship key to fighting crime
What the recently released crime statistics mostly tell us about is the state of citizenship in South Africa.
Take2: Cheap shots
Take2: Cheap shots
President Jacob Zuma threatened criminals with a shoot-to-kill policy this week, re-igniting the debate on the rights of criminals in SA where 50...
Zuma to discuss crime with top cops
Zuma to discuss crime with top cops
President Jacob Zuma will meet the country's police commissioners next week to discuss crime fighting initiatives, the presidency said on Friday....
Crime up, confidence down
Crime up, confidence down
Crime figures released this week show that the overall crime rate increased in 2008-09 by 0,3% after steady decreases in the preceding four years....
Getting away with murder
Getting away with murder
Releasing crime statistics for the 12 months to March, the Police Ministry said the number of murders fell by 3,4% to 18 148, slightly more than...
Sexual offences upsurge 'cause for concern'
Sexual offences upsurge 'cause for concern'
A 10,1% upsurge in sexual offences last year was cause for concern, the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) said on Wednesday in reaction to the...
Crime fears grow as SA readies for Soccer World Cup
Crime fears grow as SA readies for Soccer World Cup
Crime is rising in South Africa less than nine months before the country hosts the Soccer World Cup, casting doubt on official promises that the...

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