Leonard Daniels, a fruit vendor from the Factreton community of Cape Town, was impressed by a peaceful protest against crime and decided to dish out the fruits from his own stock to protesters. More on Briefly.
Njabulo Ndlovu, the man who spent 13 years in prison for a crime he never committed has said he does not bear a grudge against anyone. He stressed that his focus is now on the future and rebuilding his life. More on Briefly.
Lawrence Kananji, the petrol attendant who went viral for rescuing an elderly woman from armed thugs recently, has said he was not scared during the incident. He added that all he wanted to do was save the lady from injury.
A court in Harrismith, Free State, has rejected a bail application from a father who reportedly refuses to reveal the whereabouts of his three-year-old son. The dad, Nantes Nortjé, faces charges of kidnapping his own son.
Lawrence, a petrol attendant, was walking along a street in Milnerton, Cape Town, recently when he saw armed thugs mugging an elderly lady. He heroically scared off the muggers and saved the woman from further attacks.
Dear SA, my beloved, beautiful country, when the rubbish of this country are done taking, and when there is nothing or no-one left to take from, remember the day I wrote this, asking you: When will enough be enough?
A father and his son in the Wentworth area of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, have been hailed as heroes after they foiled an armed robbery. They bravely pursued suspects who had robbed them and managed to apprehend two.
In an incident that has left South Africans on social media shook, police have intercepted a suspected stolen bakkie that was covered in snacks and apparently headed for neighbouring Zimbabwe. Read about it on Briefly.
Jon-Jon Pietersen, an avid biker in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, recently saved the life of a cyclist who had been shot twice during an apparent robbery. Social media users praised Jon-Jon for his heroism. Read more on Briefly.
Nkele Mbatha, a policewoman stationed in Alexandra, Gauteng, was driving home after her shift recently when she noticed a suspicious-looking car being driven recklessly. She gave chase and recovered stolen items.
Audrey Barrett, from Johannesburg in Gauteng, lost her daughter during an armed robbery at her home recently. Hot 91.9 highlighted her story and listeners teamed up to buy her a car so she can get to work more easily.
AfriForum’s private prosecutions unit led by Advocate Gerrie Nel announced on Thursday that it intends to privately prosecute the Speaker of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) Thandi Modise on charges of animal cruelty.
With as many as 178 cash in transit heists this year alone the Hawks have been scrambling to identify them man behind the spate of robberies. They have identified one man they believe is behind at least 23 of the robberies.
ANC secretary-general and former Free State premier Ace Magashule could soon be embroiled in yet another tender scandal. Fresh allegations have emerged which claim his daughter and brother benefited from being connected.
Several clients of pastor Gideon Banda, who doubles up as a carpenter, claim that he has failed to install kitchen units at their homes despite paying him hundreds of thousands of Rands. Banda has however said he's not a crook.
A 34-year-old alleged thief in the Northern Cape failed to come up with a proper getaway plan after robbing a store using curry powder. Police arrested him at a hiking spot where he was hoping to catch a lift from the scene.
Police officers have arrested another six suspects in connection with cash-in-transit heists. The Police Ministry did not release any additional details surrounding the arrests due to the investigation still being ‘sensitive’.
A passenger destined for Dubai raised the suspicions of the customs officers at OR Tambo airport and was removed from his flight for questioning. While being escorted to the questioning area the passenger offered a bribe.
TV and radio host Sakina Kamwendo has extended her sympathies to the dad who mistakenly shot his son when he thought he was being hijacked. Sakina pointed to her own loss and said she understood the family's pain.
Sitole has announced a new strategy to bring down the crime rate on the 4th of June. Arrests have been made and corrupt police are being weeded out. His plan also involves less desk work and a more active street presence.
An alleged fraudster met his match last week when he was outsmarted by a Bonteheuwel woman who trapped him in a house and got him arrested. She played him at his own game and made sure that justice was served by his arrest.
Sadia is believed to have been shot by hijackers during a botched hijacking in which her father shot back at the hijackers. Her family has taken time to express their last moments spent with her and appreciate the special moments.