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Gauteng, KZN deaths, arrest numbers revealed

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More than 750 people were arrested for wanton destruction and looting of businesses and properties over the past five days. Of these, 304 were arrested...

Hundreds arrested for violence, infrastructure damage in SA

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As violent looting and damage to businesses and infrastructure continue in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, police by Monday evening arrested 489 people. Of these,...

Mass arrests in Ethiopia raise spectre of repressive past

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Ethiopia has detained more than 9 000 people after deadly clashes last month, the state-run human rights commission told Reuters, raising fears that a...

Two thousand plus arrests for non-compliance with South African COVID regulations

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Law enforcement agencies arrested 2 289 suspects for non-compliance with COVID-19 National State of Disaster regulations, Police Minister Bheki Cele said. Speaking at a media...

Xenophobia arrests in Cape Town

Around 100 people were arrested as part of an operation to disperse refugees and asylum seekers staging a prolonged sit-in near the United Nations...

More O Kae Molao arrests

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Operation O Kae Molao continues to secure victories in the fight against crime in Gauteng. This week’s operation saw Gauteng police arrest hundreds of suspects...

Arrests in connection with illegal lion bone smuggling

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Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy congratulated the Green Scorpions on the arrest of three suspects in connection with lion bone smuggling. “The success...

Zimbabwe opposition official arrested

Zimbabwe police arrested a senior opposition official on charges of failing to stop a banned protest in the capital, his lawyer said. The Movement...

Arrests in connection with Ethiopian “coup” top 200

Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia’s capital and the main city in Amhara region since a foiled coup attempt, state TV reported. Ethiopia...

Arrests in Egypt ahead of uprising anniversary

Egyptian security forces arrested 54 people, including suspected members of the Muslim Brotherhood, planning to hold protests and commit violence on the anniversary of...

Hundreds arrested as Zimbabwe violence continues

Zimbabwean doctors treated nearly 70 people for gunshot wounds while police rounded up hundreds after violent protests this week triggered by a steep rise...

Further security arrests in Ethiopia

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Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a...

Arrests after Ethiopia prime minister’s rally attack

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The Ethiopian attorney general accused security service members of carrying out a grenade attack on a rally attended by the prime minister,...

Kenya crime family members plead guilty to drug charges

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Two brothers, accused by US prosecutors of playing key roles in a major Kenyan crime family called the Akasha organisation, pleaded guilty...

Ethiopian violence sees 1 200 plus arrests

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Ethiopian authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after violence erupted in and around the capital this month, a senior police official said,...

Egyptian movement calls for release of opposition figures

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A coalition of secular and leftist Egyptian groups slammed the arrests of opposition figures and called for the release of all prisoners...

Arrests in connection with rhino poaching number over 360

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The first six months of 2018 has seen more than 360 suspected rhino poachers arrested as law enforcement agencies assisted by SANParks...

Seven arrests in connection with failed church bombing

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Egyptian security forces arrested seven alleged militants suspected of involvement in a foiled church bombing outside Cairo, the interior ministry said. A militant...

Zimbabwe grenade blast – two suspects arrested

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Zimbabwean police arrested two suspects over a grenade blast that killed two people and injured 47 at a campaign rally for President...

Ethiopian grenade attack – 30 arrests

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Thirty people were arrested over alleged involvement in a grenade attack that killed two people at a rally in the Ethiopian capital...

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