Andries Tatane

Police crack down as new protests rock Ficksburg

A month after Andries Tatane was killed in a service delivery march there, Ficksburg police used rubber bullets to break up a new protest in the town.

Another case of alleged police brutality surfaces

Pretoria police officers have been caught on CCTV cameras kicking and punching an unarmed man, media reports said on Monday.

Bail denied to Tatane’s alleged killers

The eight policemen accused of killing protester Andries Tatane were refused bail in the Ficksburg Magistrate's Court on Friday, the ICD said.

Letters to the Editor: April 15

<i>M&G</i> readers share their views on our religion edition, police brutality and the local government elections.

ICD probes police station killing

The Independent Complaints Directorate is investigating a policeman who allegedly shot dead a woman motorist outside the Kempton Park police station.

Bheki Cele sends crowd-control cops back to school

South Africa's 8 500 crowd-control police officers will get a refresher course in handling protests, says top cop General Bheki Cele.

Court warned against bail for Ficksburg accused

A court was told on Tuesday of a possible angry backlash by the Ficksburg community if eight cops accused of beating Andries Tatane to death get bail.

Cellphones barred from Ficksburg court hearing

Journalists were barred from taking cellphones and cameras into the Ficksburg Regional Court on Tuesday ahead of the appearance of eight policemen.

Tatane ‘died fighting for what he believed in’

Ficksburg protester Andries Tatane, who died after allegedly being shot by police two weeks ago, was laid to rest on Saturday.

Pikoli: SA has ‘no clear strategy’ to fight corruption

SA lacks a coherent and comprehensive approach to fighting corruption, former National Prosecuting Authority boss Vusi Pikoli said on Thursday.

Senior officials deployed to tackle Ficksburg services

Two provincial government teams to address address service delivery problems were introduced on Friday to Meqheleng residents in Ficksburg.

Who was Andries Tatane?

Chalk inscriptions still mark Voortrekker Street in Ficksburg's Market Square where Andries Tatane died.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Under lockdown SA’s working poor is just poor

Last week, the International Labour Organisation warned that the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak would have a devastating effect on global working poverty

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories