President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to Kruger National Park rangers for their efforts to curb rhino poaching.
A Mpumalanga cop was killed in a shoot-out with armed robbers in his home in Kabokweni, provincial police said.
Former initiation school owner Johan Jabulani Mlombo was sentenced to 17 life imprisonment terms for rape.
Mpumalanga officials have dismissed claims that Premier David Mabuza is dead after a hoax concerning his health.
A man allegedly shot and killed three people who went to hand over a petition against him to a Mpumalanga tribal authority.
At least R1 million in cash was stolen after an SBV guard was robbed at gunpoint in Mpumalanga.
Residents of Pienaar blocked roads and protested against a construction company they accused of not employing local people.
At least 40 percent of Mpumalanga schoolchildren are without access to basic services such as water and sanitation, the DA said.
Eight police officers from the Lydenburg K9 Unit were arrested and face charges including corruption, the Hawks said.