SAPS recruitment drive receives over 500 000 applications

3 February 2020, 4:28 PM
The South African Police Service (SAPS) says the screening and selection process for the Basic Police Development Learning Programme (BPDLP) for the 2019/2020 financial year is still under way.
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Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has conceded that farm killing are a cause for concern.

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Spain issues arrest warrant for Catalan leader 4 November 2017, 6:35 AM

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CWU files new wage dispute against SABC 3 November 2017, 7:12 PM

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Flights between Mthatha and JHB airport restored 2 November 2017, 7:08 PM

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Brown bread price to rise 2 November 2017, 6:17 PM

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Health facilities in Limpopo are crumbling: TAC 2 November 2017, 5:25 PM

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#UniteBehind activists focused on seeing Jacob Zuma arrested 2 November 2017, 3:48 PM

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Joburg’s City Power to charge sub-contractors for ‘stealing’ R80 million 2 November 2017, 3:31 PM

Johannesburg's City Power is to lay criminal charges including against some of its sub-contractors for allegedly stealing R80 million worth of infrastructure.

Mpumalanga municipalities lament Eskom power cuts 2 November 2017, 1:07 PM

Eskom's power cuts are having a negative impact on businesses around Sabie in Mpumalanga.

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Water tanks for North Riding residents 2 November 2017, 9:35 AM

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Scopa puts brakes on grants tender ad 2 November 2017, 9:31 AM

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KZN armed robber gets two life sentences for farm murders 2 November 2017, 9:28 AM

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More fuel price woes expected for SA 1 November 2017, 10:05 AM

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Sibanye confirms over 2000 layoffs at gold mines 1 November 2017, 10:05 AM

South African precious metals producer Sibanye-Stillwater confirmed on Wednesday that it had laid off more than 2,000 gold miners as it shuts its loss-making Cooke shafts where illegal mining syndicates have plagued its operations.

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Finance minister fails to come up with the goods 30 October 2017, 2:09 PM

Given the gloomy political and economic environment in South Africa a great deal was expected from Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s first budgetary statement. The Conversation’s Sibonelo Radebe asked Owen Skae to rate the medium term budget statement What are your general impressions of the speech? The minister’s opening remarks were encouraging but in the final analysis, […]