Latest articles on Interpol

How smuggled gold destined for Dubai or Singapore has links to France and Mali

Three Malagasy citizens were apprehended at OR Tambo International airport, but now the trail is found to connect to France and Mali

US ‘expects’ SA to hand over ex-Mozambique minister

US Assistant Secretary of State Tibor Nagy said he expected Pretoria to honour the extradition accord it signed in September 1999

China mum on missing Interpol chief

Meng Hongwei was last seen leaving for China in late September from the Interpol headquarters in Lyon, southeast France

Controversial businessman Zunaid Moti jailed in Germany

Zunaid, his father‚ and their business associates‚ Ashruf Kaka and Salim Bobat had Interpol red notices issued against them in June 2017

Seoul requests Interpol warrant over ‘treasure ship’ claims

Seoul-based Shinil Group announced last month that it had discovered the wreckage of imperial vessel Dmitri Donskoi off South Korea's east coast

Why Kenya’s proposal to execute convicted poachers is a bad idea

Kenya has proposed the death penalty for wildlife poachers. Jeremiah Asaka argues why it won't solve the problem of poaching.

Lured into the deadly ‘whack house’

In Ministry of Crime, Mandy Wiener describes the way organised crime and powerful political figures joined forces to subvert the law.

Fake medicine is real business in Africa

'The illicit sector has a turnover of at least 10% of the world’s pharmaceutical business'

Jackie Selebi dies aged 64 after long illness

The former police commissioner has died in hospital after a long illness, which in 2012 prompted his release from prison on medical parole.

Dos Santos in-law in sex slavery bind

With no extradition treaty between Angola and Brazil, the politician continues to avoid arrest.

Interpol hacked after Anonymous members arrested

Interpol's website has been hacked following the arrest of 25 suspected members of the activist group Anonymous.

Rich Indians stash illegal $500bn abroad

Rich Indians have stashed away almost $500-billion of illicit money abroad, parking the funds in countries considered the "least corrupt".

Selebi’s condition worsening

Former police chief Jackie Selebi has been moved to the intensive care unit from the nephrology unit at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria.

Uefa, Interpol tackle match-fixing

Uefa and international police liaison agency Interpol are teaming up to tackle match-fixing and violence in stadiums during the European Championship.

Selebi to pay back legal fees, says justice ministry

Former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi has to pay the state back for all his legal fees, the department of justice said.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

R2.3bn VBS trial expected to only begin in 2022

The state is expected to request a 16 week-long trial, as delays stymie progress in the saga.

Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

This measure, aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19, may shortly be introduced in other regions.

VBS case delays cause massive frustration

A certificate is needed from the head of the NPA for more arrests to be made

Press Releases