Aron Hyman is a multiple award-winning Cape Town-based reporter covering crime, justice, politics, investigations, and human interest.

Americans want Black Axe scammers arrested in Cape Town to stand trial in US

Extradition and the possibility of 42 years in a US federal prison loom for alleged Nigerian mafia members arrested in Cape Town on Tuesday morning.

Black Axe suspects held in Cape Town could be extradited to US

The eight men arrested in connection with the Nigerian transnational organised crime group called the Black Axe face extradition to the US, the Cape ...

Eight expected in court as chopper falls on Black Axe crime syndicate

The eight who were arrested are expected to appear in the Cape Town magistrate's court on Wednesday.

Nigerian syndicate victims lost R100m: Hawks

Suspected members of a “transnational organised crime syndicate originating in Nigeria” arrested in SA are believed to have scammed lovelorn victims ...

Nigerian mafia leaders arrested after Hawks swoop in Cape Town

TimesLIVE understands that six leaders of the Black Axe organised crime group’s Cape Town chapter were arrested in a co-ordinated operation involving ...

Three arrested after taxi driver 'tries to run over' traffic cop

Three taxi drivers were arrested following a skirmish with Western Cape traffic officials on Monday morning.

Failure to launch: SA rejects Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine over HIV concerns

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority has not approved the Sputnik V vaccine because of concerns that it might lead to higher HIV ...

Scammers slide into DMs of Tinder and Bumble users in new iPhone crypto scam

A new iPhone scam uses social engineering to rake in millions from users using dating apps such as Bumble and Tinder, as well as a system which helps ...

Fifteen arrested for spate of Cape Town bus robberies

Police have arrested 15 suspects who have allegedly been robbing commuters on buses in Cape Town.

Stun grenades used by police during protest against 'criminalisation of street ...

Protesters who led a march against new Cape Town bylaws aimed at curbing the occupation of public and private spaces by the city’s growing population ...