Former cop held for hijacking delivery truck

2014-04-10 18:13

A former policeman has been arrested for allegedly hijacking a cigarette delivery truck.

Gauteng residents want local top cop axed

2014-02-27 19:29

Residents of Evaton have marched to their local police station to demand the removal of the local police chief.

Gauteng govt fails DA report card

2014-01-14 12:13

The DA has scored Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane four out of 10 in its provincial government report card.

Speeding pensioner collides with cop car

2013-12-19 18:52

A car driven by a 72-year-old man has collided with a Gauteng traffic police vehicle.

Rape of mentally ill woman shocks Mazibuko

2013-10-08 22:29

Gauteng community safety MEC Faith Mazibuko has expressed shock at the rape of a mentally ill Soweto woman.

Lenasia back on power grid

2013-09-07 09:24

Electricity has been fully restored to 96% of Lenasia, City Power says.

Power sabotage was 'terrorism' - MEC

2013-09-06 19:13

The actions of employees involved in turning off power at sub-stations around the city is equal to terrorism, Gauteng Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko says.

Mandela has played his role - minister

2013-07-04 17:20

Former president Nelson Mandela has played his role, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says.

Committee to meet Kleinfontein residents

2013-05-29 11:21

The Gauteng community safety portfolio committee says it will meet with residents of the Afrikaners-only community of Kleinfontein outside Rayton, east of Pretoria.

40% of Gauteng cops can't drive

2013-04-05 09:14

Nearly 40% of Gauteng police do not have drivers' licences, the province's community safety MEC has confirmed.

Help us find murder suspects - MEC

2013-03-11 22:33

Residents of Etwatwa, Ekurhuleni, and surrounding areas must help the police catch those who killed a woman and her daughter, Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko says.

Cops urged to keep up crime fight

2013-03-06 14:17

Police officers celebrating National Police Day have been told they are the face of government and the protectors of communities, and have been urged to continue the fight against crime.

Gauteng govt gets mixed score from DA

2013-01-08 18:46

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane deserves modest appraisal despite some improvements while her Cabinet deserves some praise, the DA says.

Mmemezi in cash-for-votes scandal

2012-11-26 12:36

Gauteng ANC deputy secretary Humphrey Mmemezi has been implicated in an alleged attempt to bribe Tshwane ANC members to vote for President Jacob Zuma in the run-up to the party's conference in Mangaung.

Gauteng MEC must apologise to DA MP

2012-06-13 11:17

Gauteng community safety MEC Faith Mazibuko has been ordered to apologise to DA MPL Kate Lorimer for a comment she made about her earlier this year.

Heavy guard for gang rape accused

2012-04-19 11:05

Seven people, including two minors, accused of gang raping a mentally ill Soweto teenager have arrived at the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court under heavy guard.

Probe Mokonyane's R3.25m house, DA says

2011-08-18 15:23

The public protector must probe the R3.25m spent over the past three years to maintain Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane's official Bryanston residence in northern Johannesburg, the DA says.

DA: Survey needed on unwanted babies

2011-07-13 14:06

A survey is needed on why so many women give birth to unwanted babies, the DA says after the release of the number of abandoned babies in Gauteng.

School rape investigation continues - Petros

2010-11-10 18:18

The investigation into the alleged rape of a Johannesburg schoolgirl by two boys, aged 14 and 16, is continuing, says Provincial Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros.


Nyaope declared an illegal drug

2014-04-02 14:31

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko has welcomed legislative amendments declaring nyaope an illegal drug.

Sebokeng calms down after protests

2014-02-06 08:23

Sebokeng, south of Johannesburg, has quietened down following violent protests in the area.

MEC in ugly spat with murdered girl's dad

2013-11-07 09:08

Gauteng community safety MEC Faith Mazibuko was caught in a shouting match with the biological father of a teenager who was found dead in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, it has been reported.

Outrage at Lenasia women's murder

2013-09-19 15:33

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko says the murders of two elderly women in Lenasia this week was disturbing.

Power returning to Johannesburg

2013-09-07 07:23

Electricity has been fully restored to the Randburg central business district and to Lyndhurst on Johannesburg City Power says.

Protesters held for public violence

2013-08-07 14:47

A total of 45 people have been arrested in connection with public violence in Gauteng.

Quiet outside Mandela hospital

2013-07-04 12:13

It is still quiet outside the Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela is in a critical but stable condition with a recurring lung infection.

Girl hurt in foiled robbery out of danger

2013-04-29 16:27

A 5-year-old girl wounded when 15 men tried to rob Emperors Palace casino is recovering well in hospital.

MEC rejects call for inquiry

2013-03-26 14:38

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko has rejected calls for a commission of inquiry into police brutality, according to the DA.

Police promise to work with communities

2013-03-06 16:23

Gauteng police have vowed to improve their relationships with local communities in the fight against crime, during National Police Day celebrations in Johannesburg.

Woman claims cop shop rape

2013-03-01 14:36

A woman has allegedly been raped at Wierdabrug police station when she went to report a case of domestic violence, the DA says.

Gauteng MEC condemns drag racing

2013-01-02 22:29

Roads are not a racecourse and those who wish to race "must make use of places such as Kyalami, not our public roads", Gauteng community safety MEC Faith Mazibuko has warned.

ANCWL Gauteng wants Zuma to stay

2012-11-20 09:38

The ANC Women's League in Gauteng has decided that it wants President Jacob Zuma to stay on as the ANC's leader to let him “finish what he started”.

MEC Mazibuko does not know her job: DA

2012-04-24 21:11

The DA has accused Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko of not knowing her job when she failed to respond to a question about the status of criminal charges against a blue light brigade driver.

Only 4 out of 54 school vehicles are safe

2011-09-22 21:46

Fifty out of 54 pupil transport vehicles have been pulled off the road following inspections at the Krugersdorp testing centre.

Cops know who took naked pics

2011-08-11 09:43

Pretoria police have identified the two officers who allegedly took naked pictures of a part-time model after detaining her and a friend.

All Gauteng pupils to be searched

2011-02-10 13:24

Every pupil in every school in Gauteng will be searched for illegal substances, the province's safety and security MEC has said following raids at four schools.

Schoolboy rape charges not dropped - MEC

2010-11-10 14:03

Reports about the dropping of charges against the two boys who allegedly raped a Johannesburg schoolgirl are untrue, says the Gauteng department of community safety.

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