SAPS

Emergency call centres can’t cope

The help-line workers and their union say there are not enough people to pick up calls — and sometimes people are shot dead while they are listening

​Data-driven safety plan aims for rapid violent crime prevention in the Western Cape

Data collection, R1-billion in funding, behavioural change and investigators: This is how the Western Cape is trying to deal with violent crime

Trafficking and the corruption, collusion nexus

Corruption and police complicity are hindering South Africa’s efforts to combat this crime

Police burn ID’s of would-be voters

Women denied their right to vote after police burn ID books

Former PIC IT security head still giving police confidential leaks

Simphiwe Mayisela was suspended from the PIC in November of 2017 and eventually dismissed on June 2018 following various charges of misconduct

Phahlane arrested on new charges linked to R86m blue lights tender

​Former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has been arrested — this time on new charges stemming from an Ipid investigation

Manifesto 2019: DA will scrap Hawks

South Africans need an effective unit that will tackle corruption and the party promises this

Justice for Cradock Four delayed

Despite an assurance last year that the case was proceeding, the son of one of the four men who were assassinated believes the ANC is blocking it

Police trainees skip DNA testing

What was meant to be a sure-fire way to prevent criminals from sneaking into the force has been thwarted

To fix schools, fix society first

Criminal activity leeches into the education system because of what pupils are exposed to elsewhere

Why changes to picketing rules in South Africa pose a threat to strikes

Proposed changes to South African labour laws threaten to set back workers rights

Police commissioner tells cops to let the stoners blaze

In a directive seen by the M&G, police are advised to immediately cease the arrest of people found in possession of cannabis

Latest

Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

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