Criminals have waged war against police: Minister Bheki Cele

Police Minister Bheki Cele says criminals have waged war against the police and should be met at that level. This as four police officers died in a space of a week in the country. Cele was addressing mourners at the funeral of a police member attached to the East London Technical Response Team unit in […]

Minister Blade Nzimande condemns fatal shooting of KZN TVET college official

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande has condemned a shooting incident, which claimed the life of the head of the infrastructure development at the Coastal TVET college in KwaMakhutha, on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast. Lindinkosi Mazibuko was shot dead on Friday in the staff parking lot by an unknown assailant, who disappeared after […]

Minister Bheki Cele confident those involved in the murder of Senzo Meyiwa will be prosecuted

Police Minister Bheki Cele says he is confident that those involved in the murder of former Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa, will be prosecuted. This comes after drama unfolded at the case of five suspects arrested in connection with Meyiwa’s murder. The suspects, who are facing charges of murder, being in possession […]

No mercy for Gender-based violence perpetrators – Police Minister Bheki Cele

Government is intensifying its fight against gender-based violence. Police Minister Bheki Cele says there will be no mercy for perpetrators. He was addressing residents of Phuthaditjhaba in the Free State where he launched the 2020/2021 Safer Festive Season Operations. Men, women are not meant to be objects of domestic violence,” he said. “We want to […]

Former state security minister Bongani Bongo out on R10K bail

Former state security minister and ANC MP Bongani Bongo, chairperson of Parliament’s portfolio committee on home affairs, and his brother Joel were released on R10 000 bail each at the Mbombela Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. They are to return to court on March 4. The Bongo brothers appeared with 10 co-accused on 69 charges linked […]

DA to lay charges against Finance Minister Tito Mboweni

The DA’s Natasha Mazzone says the party will lay charges against Finance Minister Tito Mboweni for what she says was is a lie about racial segregation at the Tygerberg Hospital. Mazzone says health professionals at Tygeberg have sacrificed all to save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Western Cape Health Minister Nomafrench Mbombo has also accused […]

A former Minister to appear in court on corruption charges

The Hawks say the accused will appear on several charges including corruption, fraud, theft and money laundering. The Hawks say 11 suspects including a former Minister will be appearing in the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court in Mbombela on Wednesday. It is alleged that they were involved in dubious land deals amounting to almost R124 million in […]

Opposition tells Minister Mboweni no to bailouts and more taxes

No to raising taxes and no to another bailout for SAA. Opposition parties say they want the Finance Minister to draw a line in the sand when he delivers the medium-term budget policy statement on Wednesday. They say his priority must be how he’s going to bring down ballooning debt and still be able to […]

Police Minister to give an update on Senzo Meyiwa’s case

The South African Police Service will give an update on the Senzo Meyiwa murder case. Police Minister, Bheki Cele, together with National Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, will speak on the latest developments in the case. Meyiwa was killed six years ago in Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni, and his murder remains unsolved. There have been media reports regarding […]

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams fires post office board member

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has fired SA Post Office (Sapo) board member Colleen Makhubele who accused the minister of abusing her powers and acting unconstitutionally. An insider said a meeting was called by Ndabeni-Abrahams on Friday after she received a letter from acting board chairperson, Catharina van der Sandt, asking for guidance after Makhubele went […]