Where Murder Happens in South Africa
Crime statistics for 2013 have been released, detailing the most pervasive criminal activities and areas where they occur.
Armoured police vans (file photo).
South Africa: Rapes Stats Down - 'Not Nearly Enough'
SouthAfrica.info, 19 September 2013
While South Africa recorded a 0.4% decrease in rapes and a 6.2% decrease in sexual assault in 2012/13, these crimes still remain at an unacceptably high level, says Police Minister ... read more »
South Africa: Alcohol, Drugs 'Key to Violent Crime'
SouthAfrica.info, 20 September 2013
The police will step up their fight against alcohol and drug abuse, as these are key factors underlying violent crime in South Africa, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said after the ... read more »
South Africa: Burglaries Rise - Crime Statistics
South African Press Association, 19 September 2013
The number of aggravated robberies increased by 1.2 percent over the past financial year, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday. read more »
South Africa: Where Murder Happens in South Africa
Africa Check, 19 September 2013
While many believe Johannesburg is the most dangerous metropolitan city to live in, in South Africa, the reality is quite different. Lizette Lancaster, analyst at the ISS, explains ... read more »
Africa Check, 12 September 2013
Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa will release South Africa's 2012/13 national crime statistics on 19 September 2013. This guide, produced by Africa Check in cooperation with the ... read more »
South Africa: DA Awaits Release of Crime Stats (press release)
Democratic Alliance, 18 September 2013
The DA awaits the release of the 2012/13 crime statistics. read more »