Bodyguards

‘You are ordinary, even as a minister’

We should hold SA’s politicians to account and not just offer them our unthinking deference

Ramaphosa to look into explosion of VIP protection costs

An IRR report alleges that the budget allocated to VIP Protection Services exploded from R353-million in 2008/2009 to R1.5-billion in 2018/2019.

In danger or not, all mayors may have bodyguards

Previously councils had to ask the South African Police Service for a threat and risk analysis before they were allowed to pay for mayoral bodyguards.

Bodyguards ‘used as KZN hitmen’

As a wall of steel secures ANC top brass, the probe into political killings hears explosive allegations

Zuma’s bodyguards act with ‘impunity’

A reporter has laid a criminal charge against the president's protection unit after several incidents of aggressive behaviour from the unit.

Taxpayers fork out R886 000 for Malema’s guards

ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema cost taxpayers more than R886 000 for police bodyguards, it emerged on Tuesday.

Security firms make killing from World Cup

As the Soccer World Cup nears, tourists and foreign businessmen spooked by South Africa's crime rate are hiring bodyguards.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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