Charles Nqakula


Nqakula to head Zim support team

Staff Reporter

Charles Nqakula will lead a team to facilitate talks on the Zimbabwean power-sharing agreement, the presidency said on Thursday.

Defence minister tours KZN ahead of poll

Staff Reporter

Charles Nqakula will tour parts of KwaZulu-Natal with the police on Tuesday to assess security preparations ahead of Wednesday's election.

DA: SAPS no replacement for Scorpions

Staff Reporter

The Democratic Alliance on Thursday raised concerns over the South African Police Service's ability to undertake complex investigations.

Millions migrate to SA cities, towns

Staff Reporter

The scale of urbanisation in South Africa, which has seen millions move to informal settlements, was highlighted at a government briefing on Monday.

Scorpions case goes to top court

Staff Reporter

Johannesburg businessman Hugh Glenister's bid to stop the disbandment of the Scorpions will come before the Constitutional Court on Wednesday.

Crime 'is an attack on all of us'

Staff Reporter

Crime levels in SA are a national problem and not only the responsibility of police and the government, Safety and Security Minister Charles says.

Cold weather bites for displaced foreigners

Staff Reporter

On a vast rubbish-strewn field in a mining area east of Johannesburg, hundreds of destitute Africans who have fled their makeshift homes in nearby slums shiver in the morning cold. The land, covered in white tents donated by aid groups, resembles the all-too-familiar refugee camps seen across this violence-hit continent.

Mbeki's rule in limbo as townships burn

Paul Simao

President Thabo Mbeki faces an uphill battle to remain politically relevant in his last year in office after his failure to contain an eruption of violence that has killed dozens of foreign workers in South Africa. Mbeki was already under fire for failing to prevent a crippling power shortage when mobs went on the rampage this month.

Minister: Xenophobic violence under control

Staff Reporter

Xenophobic violence against foreign nationals has been brought under control, Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula said on Monday. "I do believe the situation is under control ... the violence has subsided," he said at a briefing at the Union Buildings in Pretoria following an inter-governmental task team meeting with President Thabo Mbeki.

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