Sisulu slams ‘victimisation and abuse’ of Empolweni residents

2 July 2020, 11:15 AM
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says she is appalled by the victimisation and abuse of residents of the Empolweni informal settlement in Khayelitsha by Cape Town law enforcement officers.
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PSA
PSA set to strike 5 June 2018, 9:14 AM

The Public Servants Association (PSA) has given the Department of Public Service and Administration until this Friday to reconsider its stance on the public sector wage negotiations.

Panyaza Lesufi
Lesufi speaks on abuse crisis in Gauteng schools 5 June 2018, 8:31 AM

The Gauteng MEC of Education, Panyaza Lesufi says in 2017 the Gauteng Department of Education received 175 complaints of physical assault of pupils by teachers.

Cape Town International Airport
Cape Town airport renaming meeting turns chaotic 5 June 2018, 8:01 AM

Tempers have flared and emotions run high as a public meeting on the renaming of Cape Town International Airport on Monday night, descended into chaos.

Henri van Breda was found guilty
Henri Van Breda to hear his fate 5 June 2018, 6:45 AM

The Sentencing procedures are expected to get underway in the Cape Town High Court on Tuesday in the trial of convicted murderer Henri van Breda.

Hospital
Steve Biko CEO says Pretoria Hospital is one of the best in Gauteng 5 June 2018, 6:29 AM

The Steve Biko Academic Hospital CEO Dr. Mathabo Mathebula says the hospital in Pretoria is one of the few public health facilities in Gauteng that offers the best cancer treatment.

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Cape Town to hire more Metro police officers 5 June 2018, 5:58 AM

The City of Cape Town's Safety Directorate has set aside 45-million-rand for the appointment of additional staff to its Metro Police and Traffic Service.

DA urges victims of sexual abuse to come forward 4 June 2018, 9:30 PM

The Democratic Alliance has called on pupils who may have been sexually abused by a pastor at PT Xulu Secondary in Vosloorus to come forward and lay charges.

Armed security to guard Mpumalanga health facilities 4 June 2018, 7:59 PM

The Department of Community, Safety, Security and Liaison in Mpumalanga, is to deploy armed security guards to all health facilities in order to strengthen security measures.

Youth urged to lead campaign to end killing of women, children 4 June 2018, 6:55 PM

Minister in the Presidency Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has urged the youth to be at the forefront of campaigns against the killing of women and children

Father hangs himself after killing his baby 4 June 2018, 6:18 PM

North West police are investigating a case of murder and inquest after a father stabbed and killed his two-year-old daughter at Moshawane village near Mahikeng on Sunday.

Steve Biko Hospital refutes claims of collapse 4 June 2018, 4:22 PM

Management at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria refuted reports and claims that its oncology and cancer treatment wards are collapsing.

Police, security companies to curb cash in transit robberies 4 June 2018, 3:56 PM

National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole says police will work closely with security companies involved in cash deliveries in an attempt to deal with the on-going cash in transit robberies that have engulfed the country.

Nzimande won’t go ahead with Myeni’s appointment 4 June 2018, 3:32 PM

Transport minister, Blade Nzimande, says he does not intend to go ahead with the employment of embattled South African Airways chairperson, Dudu Myeni, in the department.

Limpopo rape allegation marred by more controversy 4 June 2018, 2:51 PM

Supporters of a senior Limpopo government official whose rape charge was withdrawn on Monday have welcomed the decision to withdraw the charge.

Police handcuffs
Four suspects arrested in connection with MEC hijacking 4 June 2018, 1:22 PM

Four suspects have been arrested in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg in connection with the hijacking and theft of the official vehicle assigned to Gauteng MEC of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation Faith Mazibuko.

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Mbombela Rand Water employees barred from entering premises 4 June 2018, 12:35 PM

The Mbombela municipality has barred Rand Water employees from entering its water treatment plant in Kanyamazane east of the Mpumalanga capital.

Drugs
Hawks seize drugs worth millions 4 June 2018, 12:25 PM

The Hawks have seized drugs with a street value of R4.7 million at a house in Westgate, Mitchell's Plain in the Cape Flats.

Rape charges against Limpopo govt official dropped 4 June 2018, 11:51 AM

The rape case against Limpopo Government spokesperson, Phuti Seloba has been withdrawn at the Polokwane Magistrate's court. 

Police launch manhunt for MEC hijackers 4 June 2018, 10:50 AM

Gauteng police are searching for suspects who hijacked an official vehicle assigned to MEC of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation Faith Mazibuko on Saturday.

Fire structures
City of Joburg urges people to be cautious about fires 4 June 2018, 10:05 AM

The City of Johannesburg Emergency Services are urging residents to exercise extreme caution with open flames and heating devices as the winter arrives.

Five people killed in East Rand crash 4 June 2018, 8:10 AM

Emergency services say five people were killed and 15 seriously injured in a collision between a minibus taxi and car.

National Assembly
Over 30 parliamentary committee sittings expected this week 4 June 2018, 8:09 AM

Parliament says more than 30 parliamentary committees from are expected to sit this week.

News Presenters
A new look for SABC News and Current Affairs 4 June 2018, 7:58 AM

The SABC has launched a new look for News and Current Affairs. Presenters have also be changed around. 06:00-09:00         Morning Live with Lee Anne Manas/Sakina Kamwendo/Vaylen Kirtley 09:00-12:00         The Agenda with Desree Chauke and Bain Herman 12:00-15:00         On Point with Nompu Siziba and Ndzinga Qunta 15:00-18:00         SA Today with Peter Ndoro/Alicia Jali and Kershnee Govender […]

SABC News presenters
SABC launches new logo and rebranding 4 June 2018, 7:53 AM

The SABC has officially launched its new logo and rebranding of SABC News across programming on its television, radio and online platforms.

Lions
Four Paws to raise awareness against the killing of lions 4 June 2018, 7:35 AM

The non-profit organisation, Four Paws says over seven-thousand lions are being held captive at nearly 300 breeding farms across South Africa.

Limpopo govt official to appear in court 4 June 2018, 6:39 AM

A prominent Limpopo government official and his alleged victim are expected to appear before the Polokwane Magistrate court on charges of rape and extortion respectively on Monday morning.

Doctors and nurses affiliated to the South African Medical Association downed tools.
Mpumalanga hospital staff demand security improvements 4 June 2018, 6:19 AM

The Mpumalanga Health department says the Mapulaneng hospital in Bushbuckridge has been operating on a skeleton staff after doctors and nurses affiliated to SAMA downed tools.

Five people to appear in court for conspiracy to commit robbery 4 June 2018, 6:12 AM

Five suspects are expected to appear before the Klerksdorp Magistrate's Court in North West on charges of illegal possession of fire-arms and conspiracy to commit robbery.

Protests in the streets
Learners to return to school after three months disruption 4 June 2018, 6:02 AM

Close to 800 learners who've had no schooling since February are expected to return to classes this morning at Madibogopan village outside Mahikeng in the North West.

SA govt working round the clock to end child exploitation 3 June 2018, 9:41 PM

The Social Development is working round the clock to end the child exploitation between South Africa and Lesotho.