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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...

Court rules some South African lockdown restrictions invalid

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A South African high court declared some of the government’s coronavirus lockdown regulations unconstitutional on Tuesday but suspended the order for 14 days, leaving...

No special code of conduct needed for military in police support...

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There’s no need for any “code of conduct and operational procedures regulating conduct” of components of the security forces during the State of National...

SA security forces told by court there must be lockdown guidelines

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Soldiers, police and other “security forces” personnel allegedly involved in wrongdoing, in one instance apparently murder, have to be suspended from duty while investigations...

ISS: Gender-based violence during lockdown – looking for answers

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The COVID-19 crisis and social distancing measures have caused deep concerns about their impact on women in abusive relationships. Numerous articles in the South...

Cyber-intel firms pitch governments on spy tools to trace coronavirus

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When law enforcement agencies want to gather evidence locked inside an iPhone, they often turn to hacking software from the Israeli firm Cellebrite. By...

SANDF assists police in Mbekweni, Paarl East

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has assisted the South African Police Service (SAPS) with the enforcement of the Disaster Management Act in...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...