Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer has apologised to residents at the Khayelitsha commission for the lack of crime-fighting by the SAPS.
Former Harare police station commander Gert Nel says mob killings in the precinct were mostly sporadic and "spur of the moment incidents".
National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel has told MPs to value the Constitution in his farewell speech to Parliament.
A senior officer has told the Khayelitsha commission there is a serious shortage of uniformed officers and detectives in the area.
Suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi wants to testify at the Khayelitsha commission following a relative's murder in the area.
The first witnesses have been called at the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry, one of which has called for an increase in police visibility.
The Khayelitsha commission of inquiry has continued its in loco inspections, with walks to several crime hotspots in the community.
More than 50 MPs and at least one Cabinet minister have missed the deadline to disclose their business interests to Parliament.
Despite conceding that the John Hlophe tribunal faces a difficult road ahead, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says the integrity of the JSC is unshaken.
Government will start administering cervical cancer vaccines in schools from February next year, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced.