KZN Police Commissioner accuses Mapisa-Nqakula of lying under oath before SAHRC hearing

1 December 2021, 9:33 PM
KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner Lieutenant General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi has hit back at former Defense Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, accusing her of lying under oath before the South African Human Rights Commission.
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Judgment reserved in City of Cape Town’s counter-spoliation matter 15 November 2021, 4:50 PM

The Western Cape High Court has reserved judgment on a matter regarding the principle of counter-spoliation which is the reversal of illegal land seizures.

‘Parliament cannot institute formal disciplinary hearings against Mbuyiselo Botha’ 15 November 2021, 4:01 PM

Botha was suspended in August after he had made remarks about another Commissioner Nomasonto Mazibuko's albinism

Water and Sanitation minister insists there is no water crisis amid planned water supply disruptions 15 November 2021, 3:21 PM

Gauteng residents could find themselves without water for the next few days as Rand Water does maintenance on its pumps and pipes

Man accused of killing seven women in Polokwane abandons bail application 15 November 2021, 3:03 PM

A man accused of killing seven women has abandoned his bail application in the Seshego magistrate's court near Polokwane in Limpopo.

First witness testifies at National Hearing into the July unrest 15 November 2021, 2:03 PM

Zama Nguse, the first witness testifying at the National Hearing into the July unrest has recalled events on how businesspeople in Durban allegedly set their shacks alight and shot other people accusing them of looting and burning their businesses.

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Alleged serial killer in Limpopo abandons bail application amid community outrage 15 November 2021, 1:26 PM

A man accused of killing seven women has abandoned his bail application in the Seshego Magistrates' Court near Polokwane in Limpopo.

VIDEO | Briefing on reduced water supply in parts of Gauteng 15 November 2021, 1:05 PM

The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr Senzo Mchunu, together with the Chairperson and CEO of Rand Water, brief members of the media on the scheduled maintenance work that will result in reduced water supply in various municipalities across Gauteng from 15 – 17 November 2021.

Gauteng Health Department on high alert amid planned water disruptions 15 November 2021, 1:01 PM

The Gauteng Department of Health says they remain on high alert following a notice of planned water interruptions due to maintenance by Rand Water which began on Monday morning. The water interruptions are expected to last for a period of 54-hours.

President’s weekly letter outlines community-based Social Employment Fund aimed at creating jobs 15 November 2021, 12:53 PM

Government has launched a Social Employment Fund aimed at creating jobs within the community-based and civil society sector. In his weekly letter to the nation on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa says from the earliest days of the COVID 19 pandemic, the sector has shown that it plays an essential role in supporting public health, sustaining livelihoods and creating jobs.

COVID-19 | SA marks 20 months under the National State of Disaster 15 November 2021, 11:01 AM

Monday marks 20 months since South Africa has been in a National State of Disaster in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March last year.

Limpopo community pleads with Court not to grant suspected serial killer bail ahead of his appearance on Monday 15 November 2021, 10:01 AM

The women rights groups, political organisations and ordinary people are chanting, ''no bail'', outside the Seshego Magistrate's Court near Polokwane in Limpopo where a suspected serial killer is expected to appear. A 34-year old suspect is expected to apply for bail.

Protest by undertakers against financial brokers expected to affect mortuaries in Gauteng, Mpumalanga, North West 15 November 2021, 8:05 AM

Scores of funeral undertakers affiliated with the National Funeral Association of South Africa will on Monday morning embark on a protest march to the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) head office in Pretoria.

Water and Sanitation, Rand Water to outline contingency plans during water disruptions in Gauteng 15 November 2021, 7:08 AM

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu and Rand Water Chairperson and CEO will on Monday outline contingency plans that will be put in place during water disruptions in Gauteng.

Assault case under investigation after Free State farmer allegedly drags 14-year-old behind bakkie 15 November 2021, 6:32 AM

Police are investigating a case of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm in Petrusburg in the Free State. This is after a farmer allegedly tied and dragged a 14-year-old boy behind a bakkie.

SAHRC to begin hearing into July unrest on Monday 14 November 2021, 9:04 PM

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is expected to begin its national investigative hearing into July's civil unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng on Monday.

Five killed in multiple vehicle crash on N2 near Port Shepstone, KZN 14 November 2021, 8:32 PM

Five people have been killed and several others seriously injured in a multiple-vehicle crash on the N2 in Umtentweni near Port Shepstone on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

SA records 262 new COVID-19 cases 14 November 2021, 7:29 PM

South Africa has recorded 262 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 925 939. The increase represents a 1.1% positivity rate.  A further eight COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89 484 to date. Latest SA stats: Loading…   Vooma Vaccine Weekend The Vooma Vaccination Campaign […]

Suspect in body parts case still under police surveillance at Soweto hospital 14 November 2021, 7:01 PM

The 27-year-old man that was arrested at a house in Protea Glen, Soweto, is still under police guard at a local hospital. The man was arrested after bags of frozen body parts were discovered in a fridge in a room he rents in the area.

Parts of Gauteng to experience water supply disruptions from Monday to Wednesday 14 November 2021, 6:38 PM

Gauteng residents should brace themselves for water supply disruptions from Monday to Wednesday.

Seven arrested for various crimes in Cape Town 14 November 2021, 5:30 PM

Seven people have been arrested for various crimes across Cape Town. Police spokesperson, Wesley Twigg, says three people were arrested in Eersteriver following a business robbery in the area.

CoGTA in KZN calls for police to double their efforts in finding killers of Amakhosi 14 November 2021, 4:33 PM

The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs ( CoGTA) in KwaZulu-Natal has called upon law enforcement agencies to double their efforts in apprehending criminals responsible for the recent spate of killings of Amakhosi in the province.

34-year-old linked to the murder of seven women arrested in Polokwane 14 November 2021, 4:27 PM

Police say the 34-year-old man in Limpopo has been linked to the disappearance and killing of seven women between August and October this year.

Protea Glen residents traumatised after discovery of human body parts 14 November 2021, 1:30 PM

Residents of Protea Glen in Soweto have been left traumatised following the discovery of human body parts in a house in the area.

Two suspects arrested for human trafficking in the Eastern Cape 14 November 2021, 12:03 PM

Two people suspected of being involved in human trafficking have been arrested in King Williams in the Eastern Cape.

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Limpopo Social Development MEC wants bail to be denied to a suspected rapist and killer 14 November 2021, 11:34 AM

Limpopo Social Development MEC Nkakareng Rakgoale has called on the courts not to grant bail to a suspected rapist and killer.

Police launch manhunt following Mpumalanga MEC Speedy Mashilo’s hijacking 14 November 2021, 11:08 AM

Police in Mpumalanga have launched a manhunt for the suspects who hijacked African National Congress (ANC) regional chairperson and Human and Settlements MEC Speedy Mashilo.

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8 suspects to appear in the Pongola Magistrate’s Court for allegedly robbing a business 14 November 2021, 10:37 AM

Eight suspects are expected to appear in the Pongola Magistrate's Court on Monday for allegedly robbing a business in Golwayo on the far north of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Police experts examining body parts found in a man’s fridge in Soweto 14 November 2021, 6:42 AM

Police forensic experts are examining the human body parts that were found in a refrigerator in Protea Glen Soweto on Saturday. Reports say the body parts may not belong to one person.

Suspected Limpopo serial killer expected to face multiple charges 14 November 2021, 4:11 AM

A suspected Limpopo serial killer expected to face multiple charges when he appears in the Seshego magistrate's court near Polokwane.

Mlandeni ‘Mgilija’ Nhleko laid to rest 13 November 2021, 9:36 PM

The late leader of the Zulu regiments Mlandeni 'Mgilija' Nhleko was described by many as a true leader of warriors.