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Video shows South Africans stopping armed thug from robbing tourist

Video shows South Africans stopping armed thug from robbing tourist

Video shows South Africans stopping armed thug from robbing tourist
Alert driver outwits armed hijackers and saves family’s lives

Alert driver outwits armed hijackers and saves family’s lives

A dramatic video shows the moment an alert driver outwitted armed hijackers along Katherine Street in Sandton. According to security expert Yusuf Abramjee, the incident happened on 5 January 2019 at around 10pm.

Alert driver outwits armed hijackers and saves family’s lives
SAPS divers hailed as heroes after saving young man, 17, from drowning

SAPS divers hailed as heroes after saving young man, 17, from drowning

Two police officers in the Northern Cape heroically rescued a 17-year-old man from drowning on New Year's Day. Warrant Officers Brakkies Breedt and Michael Korasi managed to resuscitate the man and get him to hospital.

SAPS divers hailed as heroes after saving young man, 17, from drowning
2 cops hailed as heroes for helping mom, 19, deliver her baby

2 cops hailed as heroes for helping mom, 19, deliver her baby

Two police officers in Kanana, North West province, have been hailed as heroes after helping a 19-year-old mom deliver a baby boy. The young mom, Phumla Jumba, suddenly went into labour on Christmas night. More on Briefly.

2 cops hailed as heroes for helping mom, 19, deliver her baby
Bheki Cele and the SAPS destroys 10 000 litres of alcohol confiscated in raids

Bheki Cele and the SAPS destroys 10 000 litres of alcohol confiscated in raids

The Police Minister and the SAPS held a media briefing to highlight the importance of protecting South Africa from negative effects of alcohol abuse. At the briefing 10 000 liters of confiscated liquor was destroyed.

Bheki Cele and the SAPS destroys 10 000 litres of alcohol confiscated in raids
Video shows police van ‘being used to move personal belongings’

Video shows police van ‘being used to move personal belongings’

A video showing a police van allegedly relocating personal belongings has sparked debate on social media. While some commenters felt it was a blatant misuse of public resources, others said there were explanations for it.

Video shows police van ‘being used to move personal belongings’
Anger as Pretoria tavern owner allegedly abuses worker in viral video

Anger as Pretoria tavern owner allegedly abuses worker in viral video

A viral video shared on Twitter shows a tavern owner from Pretoria North allegedly abusing an employee. It's alleged that the owner physically assaults his workers whenever they demand their pay. More on Briefly.co.za.

Anger as Pretoria tavern owner allegedly abuses worker in viral video
3 videos of South African police officers misbehaving in 2018

3 videos of South African police officers misbehaving in 2018

Whenever a police officer messes up, you can be sure that social media will make sure the rest of the world sees it. Thanks to this, we have 3 videos of South African Police officials busted for being drunk on the job.

3 videos of South African police officers misbehaving in 2018
Cape Town to lay charges against protestors who slaughtered sheep on Clifton Beach

Cape Town to lay charges against protestors who slaughtered sheep on Clifton Beach

Charges of animal cruelty will be laid against the protestors who slaughtered a sheep on Clifton Beach. The City of Cape Town, as well as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, have condemned the slaughter.

Cape Town to lay charges against protestors who slaughtered sheep on Clifton Beach
Police are investigating the 3 women who died at Bushiri's church

Police are investigating the 3 women who died at Bushiri's church

South African police are investigating the deaths of three women at Dr.Shepherd Huxley Bushiri's church. It's not clear yet who the women are who passed away on the 28th of December at Enlightened Christian Gathering church.

Police are investigating the 3 women who died at Bushiri's church
Mzansi cops pray for safety and guidance this festive season

Mzansi cops pray for safety and guidance this festive season

The festive season can be a tough time for police officers. South Africa's cops decided to turn to faith to keep them at peace as the New Year draws nearer and people become more festive and spirited and vibrant.

Mzansi cops pray for safety and guidance this festive season
High Court blocks promotion project for MK and Apla members of the SAPS

High Court blocks promotion project for MK and Apla members of the SAPS

Promotions that were planned for members of the SA Police Force who are also former members of APLA and MK has been halted. The halt came after the Pretoria High Court ordered for it since the project needs to be investigated.

High Court blocks promotion project for MK and Apla members of the SAPS
Hero cop catches Durban hijackers and makes sure justice prevails

Hero cop catches Durban hijackers and makes sure justice prevails

Two Durban hijackers thought they were very clever when they took off in the vehicle they stole. However, a brave police officer proved them wrong and served justice to the two criminals. They were caught red-handed and red-faced.

Hero cop catches Durban hijackers and makes sure justice prevails
Spreading the Christmas cheer: Police officers help feed those in need

Spreading the Christmas cheer: Police officers help feed those in need

Police officers in Kwanobuhle in Uuitenhage, Eastern Cape, treated about 200 kids to a sumptuous Christmas lunch. South Africans on social media applauded them for their kind and generous gesture. More on Briefly.co.za.

Spreading the Christmas cheer: Police officers help feed those in need
South Africans say no to proposal of retesting drivers every 5 years

South Africans say no to proposal of retesting drivers every 5 years

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has proposed several changes to driving laws to curb road accidents. Among them are revising the K53 learner's licence and retesting drivers every five years when they renew their licences.

South Africans say no to proposal of retesting drivers every 5 years
SAPS rubbishes claim that Khehla Sitole said ‘whites brought crime to SA’

SAPS rubbishes claim that Khehla Sitole said ‘whites brought crime to SA’

The SAPS has condemned what it has dubbed fake news on social media which claimed to be quoting General Khehla Sitole, national police commissioner, as saying that 'white people' had brought crime to the country.

SAPS rubbishes claim that Khehla Sitole said ‘whites brought crime to SA’
Video shows suspect escaping from police car after cop’s negligence

Video shows suspect escaping from police car after cop’s negligence

Viral CCTV footage shows a suspect escaping from police custody after an officer's apparent carelessness. The officer got the suspect into a police car, but left the door open. This allowed the suspect to escape.

Video shows suspect escaping from police car after cop’s negligence
Motorists caught on video helping themselves to beer strewn on highway

Motorists caught on video helping themselves to beer strewn on highway

A viral video shows the moment scores of motorists helped themselves to bottles of beer strewn along a highway. The incident reportedly happened in Maraisburg, Johannesburg, although it's not clear when. More on Briefly.

Motorists caught on video helping themselves to beer strewn on highway
Cop praised for staying calm while irate driver loses his cool

Cop praised for staying calm while irate driver loses his cool

A traffic police officer has won praise for maintaining professionalism in an encounter with an agitated motorist recently. The motorist recoded the encounter on his cellphone and it found its way to social media.

Cop praised for staying calm while irate driver loses his cool
Throwback: Cop stops driver, but sings him happy birthday on video

Throwback: Cop stops driver, but sings him happy birthday on video

There's nothing quite like feeling special and loved on your birthday. A motorist, who was pulled over by a traffic officer, was given an awesome birthday surprise when the cop sang him happy birthday. The kind gesture was filmed.

Throwback: Cop stops driver, but sings him happy birthday on video
Driver bumps into another car at petrol station and causes a fight

Driver bumps into another car at petrol station and causes a fight

CCTV footage shows the unsettling moment a man physically assaulted a driver who had bumped into his car. Social media users felt that the assault was unjustified, no matter how provoked the car's owner felt. More on Briefly.

Driver bumps into another car at petrol station and causes a fight
4 Mzansi attempted hijackings in 2018 that failed spectacularly

4 Mzansi attempted hijackings in 2018 that failed spectacularly

In 2018, several hijackings were caught on video going spectacularly wrong. Briefly.co.za lists four attempted hijackings that left the criminals with absolutely nothing to show for it. Watch the videos on Briefly.co.za.

4 Mzansi attempted hijackings in 2018 that failed spectacularly
Ex-gangster Simphiwe Thunzi turned his life around after prison stint

Ex-gangster Simphiwe Thunzi turned his life around after prison stint

A former gangster and convicted criminal from Cape Town has shared how he got his life back on track. Simphiwe Thunzi was introduced to a life of crime as a teenager because he "wanted to fit in." More on Briefly.

Ex-gangster Simphiwe Thunzi turned his life around after prison stint
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