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Gauteng police operations net 1 400 suspects

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The police in Gauteng have at the weekend arrested 1 400 suspects on an assortment of charges during a series of joint operations. The joint...

20.7% increase in murders between July and September

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A total of 6 163 people were killed in South Africa between July and September 2021, Police Minister Bheki Cele says. The revelation is contained in...

Gauteng police haul 1 000 suspects at the weekend

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Twenty-five drunk and driving suspects arrested in the West Rand on Saturday were among 1 058 people that were arrested by the police during...

Army projects in line with National Development Plan underway

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Project Koba-Tlala, originally an Army Reserves empowerment initiative in accordance with government’s National Development Plan (NDP), appears to have spread into regular landward force...

R5.8 billion insurance claims paid to July unrest hit businesses

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The South African Special Risk Insurance Association (Sasria) has to date paid out R5.8 billion in claims to businesses that suffered damages during the...

New SAPS appointments to bolster crime fighting efforts

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Gauteng crime fighting efforts have received a major boost with the appointment of seven senior managers. In a statement, provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Mavela...

Seven arrested in Gauteng Health official murder

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Swift police action has led to the arrest of seven suspects in connection with the recent callous murder of senior Gauteng Department of Health...

Cabinet on calm in Gauteng, KZN

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The South African Cabinet commended law enforcement agencies for restoring calm to KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng following civil unrest last month. At Wednesday's meeting, Cabinet commended...

Op Prosper civil unrest deployment actions detailed

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By the third week of July, soldiers from both full-time and Reserves from at least 12 units and regiments found themselves protecting police and...

R36 billion relief set aside for unrest hit businesses

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Government has set aside R36 billion financial assistance and incentive relief to businesses hardest hit by the recent riots in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal with...

President Ramaphosa speaks out against violence and destruction of properties

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says the violence and destruction that engulfed parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng two weeks ago caused much damage to property and...

Parliament committees conduct oversight in KZN, Gauteng

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The Joint Standing Committee on Defence and the Portfolio Committee on Police will today undertake an oversight visit to KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng to assess...

Three arrest for inciting looting and public violence

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Three suspected instigators of last week’s violent business lootings that claimed the lives of over 200 people are expected to appear in West Rand...

President Ramaphosa: Attempted insurrection failed to gain popular support

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says the violence experienced in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng - characterised by looting, property destruction and loss of life -...

Mop up starts in Gauteng

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Days after violent protests engulfed parts of the country, the situation in Gauteng stabilised with clean-up operations to vandalised facilities starting. “We are pleased with...

African Union calls for the restoration of order in SA

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Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has called for the urgent restoration of order, peace and stability in the country in...

IPID unable to investigate cases in protest areas in KZN, Gauteng

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The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has expressed concern at the ongoing business lootings and public violence in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. The attacks, which have...

Premier condemns lawlessness in parts of Gauteng

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Gauteng Premier David Makhura has strongly condemned the acts of violence and lawlessness that have swept parts of the province over the weekend. This comes...

Suspect linked to taxi industry killings arrested

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A 37-year-old suspect who has been allegedly linked to a series of killings in the taxi industry was arrested in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni. Members of the...

SAMHS readying medical task group for Gauteng COVID-19 onslaught

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The SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) has assembled a 60-strong multi-disciplinary medical task group (MTG) in response to last week’s call by the acting...

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