Crime in South Africa
Crime is a prominent issue in South Africa. South Africa has a very high rate of murders, assaults, rapes (adult, child and infant), and other crimes compared to most countries. Most emigrants from So...
2006 Table Mountain fire
The Table Mountain fire was a large fire in and around the Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town, South Africa. It broke out at approximately 4 p.m. on 26 January 2006 above Tafelberg Road, and sp...
2006 Table Mountain fire - Wikipedia
The Numbers Gang
The Numbers Gang (or the Numbers Gangs and associated with different numbers in different prisons) is a prison gang with one of the most fearsome reputations in South Africa. They are known to operate...
Terrorism in South Africa
Terrorism in South Africa has not been seen as a significant threat to the security of the state since the end of apartheid.In 1967 the government passed Terrorism Act No 83, defining terrorist activi...
Foster gang
The Foster gang was a group of criminals who operated in South Africa, around Johannesburg and the Rand, between the months of July and September 1914, committing various acts of robbery and murder T...
Area boys
Area boys (also known as Agberos) are loosely organized gangs of street children and teenagers, composed mostly of men, who roam the streets of Lagos, Nigeria. They extort money from passers-by, sell ...
Area boys - Wikipedia
West Africa Coast Initiative
The West Africa Coast Initiative is an attempt from the United Nations to combat the fight against drug trafficking and transnational organized crime in West Africa. Initially, where $1 billion worth ...
West Africa Coast Initiative - Wikipedia
Sabaot Land Defence Force
The Sabaot Land Defence Force (SLDF) was a guerrilla militia operating in the Mount Elgon District of Kenya since 2005. It had been accused of killing more than 600 people, and of committing a variety...
Nigerian organized crime
Nigerian organized crime, or Nigerian OC, may refer to a number of fraudsters, drug traffickers and racketeers of various sorts originating from Nigeria. Nigerian criminal gangs rose to prominence in ...
Pebco Three
The Pebco Three were three black South African anti-apartheid activists who were abducted and subsequently murdered in 1985 by members of the South African Security Police.
On 8 May 1985, Port Eli...
Project Griffin
Project Griffin was originally introduced by the City of London Police and Metropolitan Police in April 2004 to help "London's financial sector better protect itself against terrorist threats". It has...
Project Griffin - Wikipedia
2011 Imbaba church attacks
The 2011 Imbaba church attacks were a series of attacks that took place on 7 May 2011 against Coptic Christian churches in the poor working-class neighborhood of Imbaba in Cairo, Egypt. The attacks we...
Cairo Fire
The Cairo Fire (Arabic: حريق القاهرة‎), also known as Black Saturday, was a series of riots that took place on 26 January 1952, marked by the burning and looting of some 750 buildings —retai...
South African Police Service
The South African Police Service (SAPS) is the national police force of the Republic of South Africa. Its 1116 police stations in South Africa are divided according to the provincial borders, and a Pr...
South African Police Service - Wikipedia
Hard Livings (gang)
The Hard Livings gang is a street gang and organized crime group based in Manenberg, Cape Town. The gang was formed in 1971 by Rashied Staggie and his twin brother Rashaad.The gang started out as a cr...
R v Kewelram
R v Kewelram is an important case in South African law. It was heard in the Appellate Division, Bloemfontein, on 15 February 1922, with judgment handed down on 6 March. The judges were Innes CJ, Solom...
Crime Expo South Africa
Crime Expo South Africa (CESA) was a website that detailed crime in South Africa and encouraged victims to tell their stories. Pages on the site dealt with murder, rape, farm attacks and armed robbery...
Corruption in South Africa
Corruption in South Africa includes the private use of public resources, bribery and improper favouritism. The 2012 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index assigned South Africa an ind...
South African farm attacks
South African farmers have suffered from attacks for many years, targeting wealthier farmers. Fact checking organisation Africa Check has stated that black and colored people are more likely to be tar...
South African farm attacks - Wikipedia