OPINION: Nathi Mthethwa's moment of reckoning has arrived

2019-10-07 10:11

Nathi Mthethwa, who benefitted handsomely from Zuma's "nine wasted years", may not welcome the prospect of being publicly implicated in corruption. But a defamation lawsuit aginst Naidoo and other potential witnesses is patently absurd, writes Tebogo Khaas.

'You can’t be killing 10-year-olds' - Cele reacts to Cape Town massacre that claimed 3 kids

2019-09-18 20:47

The teenager gunned down in a shooting that also claimed the lives of three children at a house in Elsies River was allegedly affiliated to a gang, Western Cape Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz has said.

SNAP SHOT: The state of South Africa's crime

2019-09-12 19:53

Here are 6 stories delving into the national crime trends based on the latest statistics released by Police Minister Bheki Cele.

Rise in murders, but Bheki Cele says heads will not roll

2019-09-12 16:52

Even though contact crimes increased for another year, heads will not roll among the police's top brass as Police Minister Bheki Cele wants police to reverse the trend.

Crime Stats: Murder of women down by 5.4%, but child murders increase in 2018/19

2019-09-12 11:10

The number of women murdered in the 2018/19 financial year in South African decreased, but the number of children murdered increased, Police Minister Bheki Cele has told MPs.

'I’ll be back' - Shot Cape Town cop raring to get back to work once he's recovered

2019-09-11 19:56

One of the police officers who was shot and wounded when he and a colleague came under attack outside a tavern in Cape Town says the incident will not stop him from doing what he loves.

Buthelezi takes on Cele in Parliament debate about xenophobic violence

2019-09-10 21:57

Veteran IFP MP Mangosuthu Buthelezi used a debate on the wave of violence to defend himself and his party against Police Minister Bheki Cele's criticism that they contributed to Sunday's violence in Johannesburg.

Sacci to meet with police minister about violent attacks on business

2019-09-07 15:05

The meeting will take place after a week during which stores and other small businesses owned and run by foreign nationals were looted in what has been slammed as xenophobic violence.

Gauteng xenophobia attacks akin to 2008 crisis - Institute of Race Relations

2019-09-05 05:08

The Institute of Race Relations says the current wave of attacks in parts of Gauteng are akin to the 2008 xenophobia "crisis", warning that comments made by senior government officials are adding fuel to the fire.

WATCH | Police minister heckled outside Parliament as angry protesters flood Cape Town's streets

2019-09-04 16:48

Angry protesters heckle Police Minister Bheki Cele outside Parliament. Watch.


Zondo grills whistleblower on his 'assumption' that Bheki Cele was given R40k from secret service account

2019-09-30 15:40

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has grilled Crime Intelligence whistleblower Colonel Dhanajaya Naidoo over evidence he gave the commission of inquiry into state capture which was based on an assumption, and not facts.

Shebeens are centres of death, says Cele as he warns of budget cuts for police

2019-09-18 18:29

Any form of a budget cut will affect the performance of the police, Police Minister Bheki Cele has told MPs.

'Unacceptable!' - MPs on crime stats and 'highest murder rate in 10 years'

2019-09-12 17:59

MPs want the police to have a relook at their crime-fighting strategy as statistics for April 1, 2018, to March 31, 2019, revealed yet another rise in crime.

Murder stats: 6 out of 10 worst murder areas in Cape Town - and Nyanga remains murder capital

2019-09-12 14:30

Nyanga remains the murder capital of South Africa, even though there has been a 6.2% decrease in the number of cases in 2018/19, according to the latest South African police crime statistics.

How useful are police crime stats? Here's what we can expect from this year's figures

2019-09-12 05:19

Experts warn that the much-hyped annual release of the crime statistics is merely "a show" and that not much will change if the statistics are not properly categorised and priority crimes effectively policed.

South African confidence at lowest since 1980s disinvestment

2019-09-11 12:49

South African business confidence slumped to the lowest level since disinvestment from the country over its apartheid policies started gaining momentum a quarter century ago.

Anti-immigrant attacks spur security crackdown in South Africa

2019-09-10 08:44

South African authorities are cracking down on the perpetrators of a series of xenophobic attacks that left at least 12 people dead, Police Minister Bheki Cele said.

Outrage over killing of women, femicide should be maintained - Cele

2019-09-05 20:49

Police Minister Bheki Cele has asked how society can sustain the levels of civic activism currently being seen in response to recent high profile murders of women in parts of the country.

State takes safety, security of women seriously - Cele

2019-09-04 21:58

South African women's safety is taken very seriously, Police Minister Bheki Cele said in the National Assembly.

#RememberingUyinene: Crowd boos Bheki Cele who says 'we are feeling the same pain'

2019-09-04 15:41

Thousands of university students and high school pupils boo Police Minister Bheki Cele outside Parliament to protest after the murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana.

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