Cape Town News

New South Africa crime figures released

Crime statistics for the 2008/2009 financial year show a small drop in the number of murders in South Africa but a big increase in robbery and sexual attacks. Over 18,100 people were murdered in S...
Cape Town News

Car guards reduce thefts

Announcing the results of a recent study of Cape Town
Nairobi News

Police force set for reform.

President Mwai Kibaki has appointed an 18-member team to oversee police reform. The commission, led by retired high court judge Philip Ransley, will make recommendations to the government for the rest...
Arusha News

Rwanda tribunal hands down sentences.

Three people were convicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha on 18 December for their role in the 1994 genocide. The United Nations-backed court handed down life sent...
Cape Town News

Sponsoring police in Cape Town.

Cape Town city council has announced plans to encourage companies, organisations or even private individuals to fund a law enforcement officer, traffic cop or metro policeman in order to boost recruit...
Nairobi News

Nairobi security warning.

Drivers are advised not to use the new by-pass road between Langata Road and Ngong Road in the southwestern part of the city following two recent armed carjacking attempts involving large Toyota cars....
Nairobi News

Car theft in Nairobi on the rise.

Police have warned of an upsurge in motor vehicle thefts in Nairobi in the period March-May and the increased incidence of hijacking of heavy commercial vehicles carrying valuable goods,
Maputo News

Human trafficking law for Mozambique.

Parliament has approved unanimously a law on trafficking in persons, which contemplates prison sentences for offenders of up to 12 years among other measures. The law represents an important step fo...
Maputo News

Mozambican police have

Human rights organisation Amnesty International has released a report accusing the Mozambican police of killing and torturing people with near total impunity. The study, titled
Nairobi News

Mungiki crackdown by police.

Police in Kenya have launched a crackdown on members of the outlawed Mungiki sect after two days of unrest and clashes with police in which at least 14 people are known to have died. Internal security...
Cape Town News

Horse unit to fight crime in Cape Town.

Twenty-two mounted police are to take to roads and beaches in Cape Town as part of efforts by the Western Cape province to counter crime in the metropolis over the busy festive and summer season. The...
Cape Town News

Cape Town law professor killed.

Students, colleagues and the wider legal community have expressed their anger and grief over the murder of professor Mike Larkin in Cape Town
Cape Town News

Cape Town gets tough on beach crime.

The city council is to appoint a task force to tackle crime on the city
Cape Town News

Security boost for Table Mountain.

Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) authorities have asked the city council for R1.34 billion annually over the next four years to improve safety on the mountain. The request follows a recent spate of...
Cape Town News

New South African crime figures released.

Overall crime rates are falling in South Africa but murder and aggravated robbery are on the rise according to annual statistics released by the police at the start of July. 19,202 murders were commit...
Maputo News

Freephone for domestic violence.

The interior ministry has said it is setting up a freephone number connected to police stations to encourage victims of domestic violence to report the crime. Initially the service will connect users...
Nairobi News

Mungiki crackdown continues in Nairobi.

Police have shot and killed two more presumed members of the Mungiki sect in Nairobi, taking to at least 47 the number of suspected gang members killed since the start of June. The outlawed sect is al...
Nairobi News

Mungiki crackdown continues in Nairobi.

Police have shot and killed at least nine people (14 according to some sources) in Nairobi

EVENTS THIS WEEK

view calendar
Booking.com

STAY CONNECTED

607Fans Like
86Followers Follow
219Subscribers Subscribe

Create your Widget