Police Corruption

Spain’s elite shaken by ‘blackmailer’ cop’s recordings

Spain's justice minister is the latest high-profile personality to be embarrassed by leaked recordings of a past conversation with the "blackmailer"

Corrupt police shake down Malawi

The upsurge in uniformed crime is undermining the credibility of law enforcement

Survey: Three in ten adults are scared of the police

The survey also found that three in ten adults fear going to a police station to report a crime.

Tempers flare at Khayelitsha policing inquiry

Justice Kate O'Regan has hurried along the advocate for police at the time-constrained Khayelitsha commission of inquiry.

Police wars: Shocking twists and startling new claims

Fresh allegations, including torture and murder, against the police's crime intelligence division have emerged from sensitive legal documents.

Alleged Cato Manor ‘hit squad’ members arrested

Fifteen members of the Durban Organised Crime Unit - disbanded in February after allegations of a death squad - have been arrested, say the Hawks.

Mdluli girds loins for battle

Former police spy chief Richard Mdluli is refusing to go down without a fight, as more details of his political cosseting emerge.

Legitimacy crisis haunts SAPS

One of the biggest challenges facing SAPS is the "widely held perception" among its own staff and the public that many members and leaders are corrupt

Phone-hacking whistleblower found dead

Police say Sean Hoare, the whistleblower reporter who alleged widespread hacking at the <em>News of the World</em>, has been found dead.

Charges against French journalist dropped

Charges against French journalist Sophie Bouillon and her boyfriend have been dropped after her story of alleged police brutality in SA caused a stir.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences