The mother of a KwaZulu-Natal traditional chief has been shot dead in her home in Dlebe, near Ulundi, the provincial safety department said on Wednesday.
A man in his 30s was shot dead in the Pretoria city centre, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.
Two men were arrested in Durban on Monday for dealing in drugs, KwaZulu-Natal police said.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) arrested a constable and a civilian on Monday for assaulting a man who was now in a coma, a spokesman said.
Three buses have been set alight in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.
A third person died on Sunday following a gang shooting in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, Western Cape police said.