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SANDF not part of lockdown extension

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Soldiers and other national defence force personnel are not part of current government COVID-19 enforcement regulations, extended until 15 May by Co-operative Governance and...

20 000 arrested for contravening lockdown regulations

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S has called on South Africans to heed government’s call to adhere to the adjusted COVID-19 lockdown regulations. This comes as 20 000 people have...

Land borders close as SA remains on adjusted level three lockdown

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As South Africa battles the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the country will remain on adjusted alert level...

Police Minister says soldiers to patrol Garden Route beaches

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That soldiers are going to be “roped in” to help police patrol Garden Route beaches is an admission of failure on the part of...

ISS: Lockdown lessons on violence and policing in South Africa

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In an effort to enhance policing and violence prevention, a team of Western Cape Government and Institute for Security Studies (ISS) researchers carried out...

Crime levels decrease during lockdown

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South Africa was a much safer place to live in during the first quarter of 2020/2021, as crime statistics show major decreases in all...

Additional funds for police

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Minister Bheki Cele’s police service received an additional R3,7 billion thanks to an adjusted budget allocation from National Treasury for the “the visible policing...

ISS: Lifting lockdown: a double-edged sword for public safety?

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South Africa’s first levels of lockdown substantially reduced violent crime, making it one of the few countries in the world to record fewer deaths...

Defence Minister to face Parliamentary grilling over Khosa death

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The death of Alexandra resident Collins Khosa looks set to continue being an unwanted burden for Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. The latest...

Murder spike noted in level three

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The lifting of the ban on the sale of alcohol since the beginning of lockdown level three in June has ushered an unwanted surge...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...