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Editorial: Corrupt, negligent municipalities kill

Local government has long been the site of gross mismanagement and corruption. Both of these deny people their hopes and dreams and can lead to them also losing their lives.

Provincial breakdown of crime statistics places the Western Cape front and centre

Ten of South Africa's police stations which record the highest number of murders are found in the Western Cape, seven in Gauteng and six in KZN.

Gigaba criticises ANC stalwarts

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba spoke in Gugulethu, Cape Town on Friday evening. In his address, Gigaba described ANC veterans as ill-disciplined.

Live jazz comes to Gugulethu

NY Arts is bringing live jazz events to South Africa's townships to give residents the opportunity to enjoy experiences usually reserved for the city.

Dewani’s death described at bail application

The most detailed account yet of Anni Dewani's last moments emerged on Wednesday in a bail application by one of the men accused of her murder.

Race, class and the Dewani case

The Anni Dewani case has gripped the nation and created a media frenzy. Of course we can't come to any final conclusions.

Honeymoon murder accused to appear in court

One of the men arrested after the murder of honeymooning tourist Anni Dewani was expected to appear in court again on Thursday.

Third man arrested for honeymoon case

A third man was arrested on Saturday in connection with the murder of a honeymooning British tourist in Gugulethu, Western Cape police said.

Gugulethu murder suspect’s case postponed

The man accused of killing honeymooning tourist Anni Dewani made a brief appearance in Cape Town's Wynberg Regional Court on Thursday.

Gugulethu murder suspect due in court

A 26-year-old man accused of killing a tourist in a Cape Town township at the weekend was expected to appear in court on Thursday.

Gugulethu suspect formally charged

The 26-year-old Khayelitsha man, taken in for questioning on Tuesday in connection with the hijacking of a British couple, has been formally charged.

Man arrested in connection with tourist’s murder

A 26-year-old man from Khayelitsha was arrested in connection with the killing of a tourist in Gugulethu.

Cops question man over tourist’s murder

A 26-year-old man from Khayelitsha was taken in for questioning in connection with the killing of tourist Anni Dewani (28) in Gugulethu.

Over 700 murders in Gugulethu since 2005

SAIIR said the police were out of touch with reality for expressing shock at the murder of a tourist in Gugulethu, Cape Town.

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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