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Opposition to Firearms Control Amendment Bill increasing

Opposition to Police Minister Bheki Cele’s proposed changes to the law governing firearm ownership continue to mount with one political party staging what it...

More voices added to anti-gun law change lobby

Police Minister Bheki Cele’s plan to stop South Africans owning firearms for self-defence continues to be criticised with political parties and think tanks adding...

Ministerial probe into Zandspruit vigilante killings

Police Minister Bheki Cele ordered a thorough investigation into police response to the Zandspruit vigilantism incident that claimed the lives of eight alleged gang...

24 police officers killed in first three months of 2021

Police Minister Bheki Cele has decried the callous murder of 24 police officers in the country in the first three months of 2021. Cele highlighted...

SAPS deploys 200 officers to Cape Town crime hotspots

Police Minister General Bheki Cele has welcomed the deployment of 200 police officers to the Western Cape as force multipliers in violence-laden hotspots across...

Police clamp down on Cape Town extortion rackets

A Police Ministry intervention to curb extortion rackets in Cape Town has recorded significant progress in clamping down on the crime. The intervention by Police...

UAVs give police an edge in border livestock theft ops

Landlocked Lesotho provides South African defence and law enforcement agencies tasked with border protection ongoing problems of which livestock theft is one. This was confirmed...

Rural crime continues as ag body calls for police minister’s dismissal

Crime in its widest form is an undeniable component of everyday South African life in both rural and urban areas with ongoing announcements and...

Find solutions to root causes of violent protests, urges Cele

Police Minister Bheki Cele has urged municipalities and stakeholders to become more proactive in removing the root causes of violent protests. He said it was worrying...

Cele decries Western Cape police murders

Police Minister Bheki Cele has expressed shock at the gunning down of two police officers in the Kraaifontein, in the Western Cape, on Saturday. The...


SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...