Category Archives: Murder

SA is sinking deeper into violence red zone

Increases in violent crime and protests have resulted in South Africa sliding down 14 places on the Global Peace Index.

The cost of violence to the South African economy, says the index, is the 21st-highest in the world and the 43rd-highest per capita. File photo Image by: STR / AFP

The cost of violence to the South African economy, says the index, is the 21st-highest in the world and the 43rd-highest per capita. File photo
Image by: STR / AFP

Man shot dead while being loaded into ambulance

A man was shot and killed in the early hours of Monday morning as he was being loaded into a state ambulance to take him to hospital to treat his gunshot wound.

482312574Provincial health spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo confirmed the incident, saying two state paramedics had also come under fire when the 24-year-old man, who has not yet been identified, was shot and killed.

Elderly Pretoria woman brutally hacked to death with an axe

Famous businessman’s mother-in-law murdered while alone on farm.

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An elderly woman has been hacked to death with an axe on Thursday evening on a farm just outside Pretoria.

Pretoria businessman Pierre Niemand told Rekord he received a call on Friday morning informing him that his mother-in-law, Marlene Brits (70), had been brutally murdered on Niemand’s farm on Thursday.

SA’s shocking crime wave goes viral

South Africa’s high incidence of crime is going viral, with footage from CCTV and private security, reflecting some of the country’s most shocking and brutal crimes, making its way on to YouTube.

In one of the most shocking incidents, Durban man Ryan Sutherland and a friend are ambushed by two men with a panga and knife, hidden in bushes outside Sutherland’s home in 2013. A third man joins in the attack, which sees them stab Sutherland twice, then enter his home through the kitchen, terrifying a woman inside. – Watch footage as Ryan talks about leaving South Africa.  A recent study showed that 1 in 3 white South Africans are thinking about leaving South Africa permanently. Also see how the police are playing it down as usual.  With over 50 murders a day according to our latest crime stats, one cannot continue to deny the obvious any longer.

Toddler strangled and burnt alive, court hears

Reiger Park toddler Cuburne van Wyk was strangled and burnt alive, a Johannesburg court heard in gory detail on Tuesday.

Nathaniel Mpoku hides his face in court. (Adam Wakefiled, News24)

Nathaniel Mpoku hides his face in court. (Adam Wakefiled, News24)

Nathaniel Katlego Mpoku, also known as “Chicken”, is accused of kidnapping and killing the 3-year-old boy in an informal settlement in Reiger Park, Ekurhuleni, in August last year.

Retired Aylesbury postman murdered in South Africa

UK postman who retired to South Africa for a better life has been murdered as he moved house.

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Robert Mandley, 66, was moving into a new flat in Johannesburg, on April 20, when it is thought that the men helping him to move house attacked him.

Elderly woman found murdered in West Rand home

A case of murder is being investigated by police after the body of a 70-year-old woman was discovered in her home in Mohlakeng, near Randfontein, on the West Rand.

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Randfontein police spokesperson Captain Appel Ernst said the woman’s body was discovered on Wednesday evening by tenants who stay on the same premises. She was found tied up on her bed, Randfontein Herald reported.

Farmers deserve a thank you, not a murder – minister

Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana and AfriForum met this week to discuss the safety of farmers and people in rural areas, they said in a joint statement on Saturday.

Minister Senzeni Zokwana - (City Press)

Minister Senzeni Zokwana – (City Press)

“The minister was impressed with the steps taken by AfriForum to involve local communities in safety initiatives, and with the decline in crime which has resulted from the initiatives.”

Toddler shot, dad killed in robbery

Cape Town – A man was shot and killed and his child hit in the stomach during an armed robbery in Durbanville on Saturday.

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According to police spokesman Colonel Tembinkosi Kinana, three suspects allegedly pretending to be police officials in civilian clothing hit the house while a woman and her child were home alone.

Watch: The Zimbabwean Trillion Dollar campaign – real money for wallpaper

Zimbabwean newspaper campaign turns worthless banknotes into gold

2009 Campaign to boost sales of the Zimbabwean using useless currency wins top award at Cannes Lions advertising festival.
Showing the world how a currency collapses – Where South Africa, UK and even America is heading if they continue to follow the same recipe.