South Africa needs to adopt stronger measures to fight emboldened and brazen criminals, similar to the Italian government in its fight against the Sicilian Mafia many years ago when the Italian criminal justice system was compromised. The latest attack on officers of the court and the criminal justice system could[…]
The Hoyana family – who tragically lost their son and brother, Anele, after he was bludgeoned to death in a farmhouse in East London over the weekend – says his killer was not a stranger but a neighbour of 15 years. “Fritz [Joubert] was not a stranger to us as[…]
The Clareinch Post Office that currently serves as a grim reminder of the terrible things that happened to University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana could soon be renovated into a wellness centre in memory of the beautiful woman who was brutally raped and murdered there. According to Eyewitness News (EWN),[…]
Cape Town police say they’re following up on all leads to solve the murder of a lawyer in Mitchells Plain. Defence advocate Vernon Jantjies died in a hail of bullets at a petrol station in Lentegeur on Sunday night, in front of his daughter and onlookers. Jantjies was known for[…]
Two months after a UCT student was stabbed and three others were injured in a suspected robbery, yet another teen, this time a 16-year-old boy, has been stabbed to death in Clifton. The Western Cape police are investigating the murder that took place on Saturday night. Spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana[…]
Following the death of Michele Pietersen, a former teacher in Paarl who was killed when a massive rock was thrown at her car and hit her in the early hours of November 28 on the N1, another report suggests the rock throwing attacks in this area are far from over.[…]
A woman has died after her car was hit with a big rock in the early hours of Thursday morning on the N1. Michele Pietersen, a former teacher at Secondary School New Orleans in Paarl and her husband, Anton were on their way back home from Cape Town when the[…]
It’s been almost 20 years since Jesse Hess’s father last saw his ex-wife’s cousin, David van Boven. On Wednesday, he saw the man who once called him “Uncle Lance”, appearing in the dock for his daughter’s murder. “I don’t know… I have such mixed feelings,” Lance said as women protested[…]
Police are investigating the death of a couple on Durban’s beachfront. Two bodies were discovered by a passer-by who was collecting pieces of scrap paper and bottles. According to reports, one of the bodies still had a knife lodged in the chest area. READ: Rape suspect linked to Hess double murder[…]
Activists picketed outside the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court to demand that no bail be served to the Jesse Hess rape suspect. The aunt of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) student confirmed that the 31-year-old man arrested is a relative of the family and is alleged to have raped a[…]
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