SA is working on a plan to keep shopping queues short - Cele

2020-03-27 23:33

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.

ANALYSIS: How the state will take control of our lives, and why it must be kept in check

2020-03-26 15:40

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.

LIST | The dos and don'ts during the national lockdown

2020-03-25 21:12

Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned any person who contravenes the regulations of the nationwide lockdown will be guilty of a criminal offence.

'All of this is going to collapse': Hospitality industry fears coronavirus crackdown

2020-03-20 05:03

One restaurant in Melville anticipates that turnover will be knocked down by 80 to 90% if trading hours continue to be tightly regulated.

Coronavirus: SA warned that failing to comply with new regulations will be dealt harshly

2020-03-19 17:48

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.

Cele calls for clampdown on illegal taverns after Khayelitsha mass shooting

2020-03-10 21:20

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.

IPID gets a new acting head

2020-03-03 13:33

Police Minister Bheki Cele has appointed a new acting IPID head.

Top brass to attend murdered Tazne van Wyk's funeral

2020-02-29 09:29

The funeral will take place in Elsies River on Saturday.

Open letter to Bheki Cele, RICA victim

2020-02-25 07:00

The minister of police is in the odd position of upholding the same spying system that targeted him, writes Murray Hunter.

David Masondo's ex-mistress demands R1m for 'wrongful arrest, detention'

2020-02-20 05:35

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.


55 people arrested on first day of national lockdown - Cele

2020-03-27 21:32

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.

Coronavirus: The rules you need to know ahead of nationwide lockdown

2020-03-26 09:36

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.

Coronavirus: Out drinking after cut-off time? Watch out, police have spotters out there

2020-03-20 15:26

Police Minister Bheki Cele says spotters will be at clubs, restaurants and pubs across the country amid the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

State of disaster: 5 key points made during ministerial briefing on new regulations

2020-03-19 22:24

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.

Team tracking down IPID investigator's killers to be strengthened, says Bheki Cele

2020-03-13 17:33

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.

South Africa would be better if citizens were not armed - Bheki Cele

2020-03-04 22:20

It will be better if ordinary citizens of South Africa are not armed, Police Minister Bheki Cele has said in the National Assembly.

Our system failed Tazne, says Bheki Cele at young murder victim's funeral

2020-02-29 18:31

The criminal justice system failed murdered Tazne van Wyk, police minister Bheki Cele has said at her funeral.

Tazne van Wyk's mom says cops feared to search house where murder accused was seen

2020-02-26 20:56

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 calls on Cele to apologise for law enforcement 'thugs' comment

2020-02-20 22:51

Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has slammed Police Minister Bheki Cele for saying the city's law enforcement officers are operating illegally.

Cele versus the DA: Smallanyana skeletons crop up in SONA debate

2020-02-19 20:51

Police Minister Bheki Cele laid down the law to DA interim leader John Steenhuisen and the DA-run City of Cape Town, but the party remembered some smallanyana skeletons.

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