Murder

Suspended crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli ‘relieved of duties’

Mdluli has been on suspension since 2011 with full pay while on trial for intimidation, kidnapping, assault and murder in 1998

Worker shot dead by farm owner for allegedly stealing tractor

Details of the alleged murder were still vague.

Police officer among five arrested for hostel murders

​Police have arrested five men in what appears to be a major breakthrough into the murders that have taken place at Durban’s Glebelands hostel

Oscar Pistorius’s murder sentence increased to 13 years

The SCA in Bloemfontein has sentenced former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to 13 years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

NPA opening docket to charge Timol murder accused

It is set to be the first prosecution of its kind for the death in detention of an anti-apartheid activist.

Suspect arrested in grisly murder of Klerksdorp teen

Her death comes barely a week after Karabo Mokoena’s 22-year-old burnt body was discovered in a shallow grave in Johannesburg, last week.

​A murder spurs queer activists to spread a message of love

Their anti-violence message was broader than the LGBTI community - and spread in the face of hate.

Lesbian activist’s murder puts spotlight on hate crime; shocking new statistics

Victims are wary of going to the police as they often compound the trauma, research has found.

​Murder is SA’s hidden civil war, even more silent is the violent fight against women

Many predators target women and children, and they aren’t defined by race, income or geography. It's a shameful phenomenon, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.

Judge Masipa had “maudlin sympathy” for Oscar Pistorius – NPA’s Gerrie Nel

The NPA has filed court papers setting out the reasons for its appeal against the six year sentence handed down to Oscar Pistorius.

Masipa’s Pistorius sentence has trivialised the plight of female victims of violence

Blade Runner’s case is a haunting example of a system that brushes off heinous acts against the most vulnerable in society, argues Rosemund Handler.

Oscar Pistorius trial: The six most dramatic moments

Drama galore during the Oscar Pistorius trials. Now that the procedures are to end soon, we look at some of the many media-grabbing moments.

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Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders