Mpuma crash death toll rises

2014-11-20 21:10

The death toll of an accident near Waverly in Mpumalanga has risen to seven.

MEC slams 'reckless' drivers after deadly crash

2014-07-25 16:12

The death toll from an accident in Mpumalanga has risen to nine, as the province's MEC said motorists are not obeying road rules and must take responsibility for the lives of their passengers.

'Vigilantes' in court for kidnapping, assault

2014-07-10 22:35

Fifteen alleged vigilantes have appeared in the Acornhoek Magistrate's Court, Mpumalanga, on charges of kidnapping and assault.

Fears that syndicates could target rhino horn stockpiles

2014-04-22 18:56

Concerns have been raised that rhino horn syndicates might shift their focus targeting stockpiles, after 40 rhino horns were stolen from a safe in Mpumalanga.

450 unroadworthy vehicles pulled off Mpuma roads

2013-12-18 20:49

Mpumalanga's festive season programme has seen 450 unroadworthy vehicles pulled off the road in a week.

We want govt to act on killer road - king

2013-11-16 07:07

People are "sick and tired" of government promises to improve the Moloto Road, KwaNdebele King Sipho Mahlangu says.

MEC: Beef up your private security

2013-10-06 22:31

Mpumalanga's hospitality facilities need tighter security to make tourists feel safe, community safety, security and liaison MEC Vusi Shongwe has said.

R350m boost for Mpuma security

2013-05-30 22:18

More than R350m has been set aside to enhance security and police visibility in Mpumalanga, Community Safety MEC Vusi Shongwe says.

Mpumalanga protesters out on bail

2013-05-15 18:16

Twenty-eight protesters have been released on bail of R500 each by the Piet Retief Magistrate's Court.

MEC wishes girl speedy recovery

2013-03-12 14:41

Mpumalanga Safety and Security MEC Vusi Shongwe has sent his well wishes to a girl who was shot, allegedly by police, during a protest in Mayflower.

Fewer fatalities on Mpumalanga roads - dept

2012-12-28 17:30

Fewer people have died on Mpumalanga roads this festive season compared to last year, the provincial community safety, security and liaison department has said.

Mpuma to get TRT-style traffic cop unit

2011-08-22 21:11

A special unit of traffic officers similar to the police's tactical response team will be introduced in Mpumalanga.

Loitering pupils must be arrested - MEC

2011-01-17 08:08

Pupils found loitering and hanging around in shebeens and bars in school uniform during school hours should be arrested on the spot, says Mpumalanga's safety and security MEC.


Rise in Mpuma murders concerning - MEC

2014-09-24 14:41

The 16.4% rise in Mpumalanga's murder rate is of grave concern, Community Safety MEC Vusi Shongwe says.

Tourists injured in Mpumalanga crash

2014-07-24 18:20

Seventeen people, including 10 tourists from the US, the Netherlands, Canada, Germany and Switzerland have been injured when two minibuses, a car and a truck collided in Mpumalanga.

2 dead, 113 hurt in just ONE SA crash

2014-06-12 09:48

Two people dead and another ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN injured in ONE CRASH! Just what the hell is going on on South Africa's roads?

Six killed in Mpuma crash

2014-02-10 21:05

Six people have died in a head-on collision on the N4 between Ngodwana and Elandshoek, the Mpumalanga community safety department says.

2 killed in crash with police vehicle

2013-12-04 19:26

Two people have been killed when their bakkie collided with a police vehicle in heavy rain in Standerton, Mpumalanga.

Shock, anger over Moloto Road crash

2013-11-12 14:09

Political parties and local officials have expressed shock about the deaths of 29 people in a bus accident in Mpumalanga, calling for something to be done about the notorious stretch of road.

Teachers call for 365 days against abuse

2013-08-04 17:19

School teachers in Mpumalanga have called on the government to extend the 16 Days of Activism For No Violence Against Women and Children campaign to a full 365 days a year.

Mpumalanga calls for help

2013-05-23 22:18

Some of South Africa's neighbouring countries should assist in curbing ongoing rhino poaching, an Mpumalanga official says.

Mpumalanga MEC welcomes protest arrests

2013-05-14 14:24

Mpumalanga Community Safety MEC Vusi Shongwe has welcomed the arrest of 23 people for public violence, during service delivery protests in Thandukukhanya township in Piet Retief.

Mpuma bakkie crash toll rises to 7

2013-01-02 18:38

Two teenagers have died in hospital after their bakkie overturned in Bushbuckridge, bringing the death toll from the Mpumalanga accident to seven.

Crackdown on Mpumalanga's 'killer roads'

2011-09-15 07:42

Mpumalanga's safety and security department is to form an intervention unit to increase law enforcement on "killer roads" in the province.

Police are not dogs, says MEC

2011-05-09 22:28

Mpumalanga Safety and Security MEC Vusi Shongwe has reprimanded a woman who out of frustration referred to police as "dogs" for ignoring their duties and having self-serving interests.

Protesters must keep to agenda

2010-02-10 18:16

The Mpumalanga government has condemned the recent spate of violent protests in Balfour, telling the community to be consistent.

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