When herd behaviour is used for selfishness, all you’re left with is a smug sense of entitlement, writes Charlene Naidoo.
South African police service are working with the economic development ministry to find a solution to shopping queues that leave people exposed to the coronavirus.
South Africans, Covid-19 or not, cannot simply and blithely forfeit their freedoms and liberties to the state without questioning every detail of how and what the state is going to do with it, writes Pieter du Toit.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned any person who contravenes the regulations of the nationwide lockdown will be guilty of a criminal offence.
One restaurant in Melville anticipates that turnover will be knocked down by 80 to 90% if trading hours continue to be tightly regulated.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola and Police Minister Bheki Cele have warned South Africans that failure to comply with the regulations of the national state of disaster to combat the Covid-19 outbreak in South Africa will be dealt with by law enforcement agencies.
Police Minister Bheki Cele wants illegal bars and alcohol shops shut down because they are often the common denominator in crime and murder. This emerged during a visit to Khayelitsha after seven people were shot dead.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has appointed a new acting IPID head.
The funeral will take place in Elsies River on Saturday.
The minister of police is in the odd position of upholding the same spying system that targeted him, writes Murray Hunter.
The decision not to prosecute, raises new questions about the abuse of state resources in deputy minister David Masondo's feud with his ex-mistress.
Five people were arrested in the Free State; 20 in Gauteng - six in Alexandra; seven were arrested in KwaZulu-Natal; 10 in Limpopo; and two in the Western Cape.
Ministers have briefed the media – just over 24 hours before nationwide lockdown – to give clarity on what is allowed or not allowed during the lockdown, and to explain how basic services will function.
Police Minister Bheki Cele says spotters will be at clubs, restaurants and pubs across the country amid the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
Following the gazetted regulations that will govern the national state of disaster in South Africa, an inter-ministerial committee briefing was held on Thursday that was led by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
Minister of Police Bheki Cele is hopeful that police will crack the case and find out who murdered a seasoned Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigator, who was attacked on his smallholding.
It will be better if ordinary citizens of South Africa are not armed, Police Minister Bheki Cele has said in the National Assembly.
The criminal justice system failed murdered Tazne van Wyk, police minister Bheki Cele has said at her funeral.
The police were allegedly too scared to search a property pointed out as a potential hiding place of Moyhdian Pangarker when he was sought for the disappearance of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk, her mother tells Police Minister Bheki Cele.
Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has slammed Police Minister Bheki Cele for saying the city's law enforcement officers are operating illegally.
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