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‘We apologised for Marikana’ – Mthethwa

The government has repeatedly apologised for the death of Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Tuesday.

A policeman was killed this afternoon (July 15) when a runaway trailer smashed into the vehicle he was travelling in on the R72 towards East London. Two of his colleagues and a number of other travellers were rushed to hospital. Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD.

Runaway trailer kills cop, injures more

An Eastern Cape police officer died in a freak accident this afternoon on the R72 near the East London airport when a run away trailer slammed into his car.


Police seek ‘dangerous’ escapees

Awaiting-trial trio jump fence at Queenstown prison during morning exercise.

Former Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Mthethwa denies political pressure at Marikana

Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa denied on Monday he was under political pressure to intervene in the deadly mining strike at Marikana in Rustenburg two years ago.

A group of women who witnessed the death of a homeless woman, say they called the provincial health department’s ambulance services and the police but there was no response

Body of homeless woman found in EL

THE body of a homeless woman was found in Southernwood, East London, earlier today.


EC cops arrest man for Qunu rape, murder committed 8 years ago

A MAN accused of murdering and raping an elderly woman in Kotishini, Qunu, eight years ago was arrested earlier today, Eastern Cape police said.

Court and Handcuffs

Police stem tide of crime in DV

MORE than 50 Duncan Village residents have been arrested for their alleged involvement in serious crimes.

Marikana, North West - Thousands of striking miners armed with weapons. They are requesting triple their salary in a pay increase from Lonmin Mine in Rustenburg. 16/8/12. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUY/THE TIMES

Excessive force used in Marikana, says expert

POLICE use excessive force during the deadly strike in Marikana, North West, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard today.

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