Police investigate Parliament suicide incident

26 September 2018, 4:02 PM
The SAPS has admitted being found wanting in dealing with security matters at Parliament despite it being a national key point.
Police Minister Bheki Cele
PSA threatens to strike against government 14 May 2018, 9:39 PM

The Public Servants Association (PSA )is threatening strike action if government fails to negotiate wage increases in good faith. In a statement, the PSA says it is disappointed by the employers' failure to conciliate the wage dispute with the PSA.

Police still searching for escaped Rooigrond prisoners 14 May 2018, 8:05 PM

Police are still searching for four inmates who escaped from the Rooigrond Correctional services last week.

Springs family to pay abused worker compensation – SAHRC 14 May 2018, 4:15 PM

The South African Human Rights Commission wants the Springs family in the east of Johannesburg that allegedly racially abused and forced their worker to drink liquid human faeces to pay him R100 000 Rand in compensation.

D-Day for written submissions for Minister Dlamini in Sassa crisis 14 May 2018, 3:44 PM

Monday is the final day for written submissions in response to Judge Bernard Ngoepe's report on Minister Bathabile Dlamini's role in the 2017 social grant crisis.

Mark Zinde’s trial postponed to June 14 May 2018, 2:35 PM

The trial of Mark Warona Zinde, the son of former SABC board member Hope Zinde, has been postponed until the 3rd of June this year for further psychiatric treatment at Weskoppies Mental Health Facility.

Police confirm killing of a taxi owner, son in Durban 14 May 2018, 2:04 PM

Traffic came to a standstill following the shooting of a man and his son on the R603 in Umbumbulu, South of Durban. The police have on Monday confirmed that the shooting claimed the lives of a 58-year-old Bonginkosi Makhanya and his 16-year-old son Melusi. Police spokesperson, Thembeka Mbhele said that a four-year-old boy who was […]

Arno Lamoer back to prison 14 May 2018, 11:38 AM

Former Western Cape Police Commissioner, Arno Lamoer, has gone back to prison after spending the weekend with his family.

Six to appear for Baaitjie, Nose murder 14 May 2018, 11:27 AM

Johannes Baaitjie and his business partner Shuping Nose were allegedly lured to a business meeting and shot execution-style in a suspected political killing.

Device found at mosque is a bomb: Hawks 14 May 2018, 11:12 AM

The Hawks have confirmed that the device that was found inside the mosque in Verulam, north of Durban KwaZulu-Natal is a bomb. The device was attached to a cellphone. Worshippers who had gathered for evening prayers last night had to be evacuated. KwaZulu-Natal Hawks spokesperson Simphiwe Mhlongo says experts will analyse what chemicals the bomb […]

Govt to service all land it will hand out 14 May 2018, 9:09 AM

The Gauteng Human Settlements Department says it will service all the land that it will give away. There have been a number of land grabs in Gauteng. In Johannesburg a number of areas, groups of people tried to invade vacant pieces of land said to belong to private owners and erected structures. The most recent […]

Probe into Guptas still on track: Gigaba 14 May 2018, 9:01 AM

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says law enforcement agencies are working to bring the Guptas back to South Africa to answer to allegations against them.

Zinde murder trial resumes 14 May 2018, 8:49 AM

The trial of Mark Warona, the son of former SABC board member Hope Zinde, is expected to resume in the High Court in Pretoria today.

Manhunt for Cape Town ‘petrol bomb’ suspects 14 May 2018, 8:43 AM

Law Enforcement Inspector, Wayne Dyason, says petrol bombs damaged three heavy machines, a quad bike and a staff canteen.

Gupta brothers confident their names will be cleared 14 May 2018, 8:42 AM

Friends and associates of the Gupta brothers have confirmed to the SABC that Ajay Gupta is currently in India for a brief visit.

Manhunt launched following Joburg farm murders 14 May 2018, 7:42 AM

Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for an unknown number of suspects who robbed and killed an elderly couple on a farm in Westonaria on the West Rand.

Suspicious device at Durban mosque forces evacuations 14 May 2018, 6:06 AM

Workmen preparing a Verulam mosque found a suspicious looking device in the vicinity of the mosque which was attacked last week.

E Cape community presented with development plan 14 May 2018, 5:49 AM

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize says, there will be attention given to the main issues the community has raised.

Police Minister Bheki Cele
Cele hopes for arrests in Mchunu murder case 13 May 2018, 8:27 PM

Police Minister Bheki Cele hopes to make an arrest soon in connection with the murder of Musawenkosi Maqatha Mchunu, the branch regional convenor in the Moses Mabhida region.

Shia Mosque
Cele promises to find perpetrators of Durban mosque attack 13 May 2018, 7:43 PM

During a visit to the Imam Hussein Mosque in Vermeulen North of Durban on Sunday, Minister of Police Bheki Cele has promised to find the perpetrators of the brutal attack on Thursday.

!XUN  San leader dies 13 May 2018, 5:10 PM

The Northern Cape government has expressed shock and sadness at the passing of the leader of the !XUN  San community at Platfontein near Kimberley.

President Ramaphosa expresses sincere condolences to the Nzima family 13 May 2018, 12:59 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his deep sadness on the passing of veteran photographer and recipient of the National Order of Ikhamanga, Sam Nzima.

Six killed in N4 crash 13 May 2018, 12:52 PM

Four children and two adults were killed after a vehicle caught alight on the N4 towards Buffelspoort Sunday morning. It is believed that the driver lost control of the car and crashed into a pillar before the vehicle caught on fire.   ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene and saw that there was nothing they could […]

DA to lay extortion and corruption charges against Manana 13 May 2018, 12:40 PM

The DA says it will lay extortion and corruption charges against ANC MP, Mduduzi Manana in Sandton, north of Johannesburg on Monday.

Khoisan leader optimistic unity will lead to land redistribution 13 May 2018, 11:23 AM

Khoisan leader in Kimberley, Alfred Maggoeddie believes that unity between the Khoisan Community and other organisations such as the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) will boost their call for land redistribution.

Three people killed in Cape Town crash 13 May 2018, 9:10 AM

Three people have lost their lives in a collision between two vehicles near Stellenbosch.

‘Lamoer sentencing shows corruption won’t be tolerated’ 13 May 2018, 9:08 AM

Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Dan Plato, says the sentencing of former provincial police commissioner, Arno Lamoer to six years in jail is a clear sign by the courts that corruption and criminality will never be tolerated within the ranks of those entrusted to serve the people.

Ekurhuleni residents threaten protests over housing issues 13 May 2018, 7:35 AM

Residents in the south of Johannesburg have warned they may resume their protests, citing disappointment with Saturday's feedback provided by Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Uhuru Moiloa on their housing demands.

Four killed in train accident 13 May 2018, 6:50 AM

Four people were killed on Saturday in a collision between a vehicle and a train in Magaliesburg, north-west of Johannesburg.

Ndebele community feels their efforts against apartheid not recognised 12 May 2018, 9:43 PM

The Ndebele community in Mpumalanga feels their role in the struggle against Apartheid has not been recognised.

Allen Thompson
Natu deputy president survives assassination attempt 12 May 2018, 9:18 PM

Police in KwaZulu-Natal are investigating charges of attempted murder and armed robbery after Natu deputy president Allen Thompson survived an attack by armed men at Umhlanga.