The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Police officers have set up roadblocks and are issuing fines to people who refuse to follow the lockdown.
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.
Bruwer had testified in court in White River that both he and the prosecutor on the case feared for their lives on a daily basis. It is almost impossible to measure the cost and loss of an individual like Lt. Col. Bruwer in the fight against crime, writes Mandy Wiener.
The families of teenagers who died in a car crash are seeking answers and justice after their daughters’ bodies allegedly got “mixed up” and one of the girls’ organs were removed for donation.
Two members of the Hawks have died in a gun battle with alleged cash-in-transit robbers in the North West province.
A detective attached to the Garsfontein SAPS in Pretoria has allegedly been killed by a suspect he and two other colleagues were arresting.
The Portfolio Committee on Police resolves that the Minister of Police should write to the Speaker of the National Assembly to ask for an extension to appoint a new Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) head.
A small shift in priority at IPID can dramatically increase its impact on police accountability, a recently published policy paper has found.
Eight police officers convicted of murdering taxi driver Mido Macia by handcuffing and dragging him from a police vehicle in 2013 have had their convictions upheld by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
KwaZulu-Natal residents can expect a high level of enforcement from authorities in the form of roadblocks and checks when the country goes into lockdown at midnight to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
A City of Cape Town traffic officer has denied assaulting a blind man and arresting him for drunk driving.
Police in Cape Town have questioned four people after 49-year-old traffic officer, Walton van Rooyen, was shot dead during a routine traffic stop.
The South African Police Service is still doing business with five companies against whom there are longstanding accusations of irregular expenditure.
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has given instructions for a senior police official to be booted from the parliamentary precinct after she prevented MPs from entering the National Assembly and obstructed a journalist from doing his job.
Mpumalanga police and the Tracker Connect Team arrest three people for robbery, impersonating police officers and possession of suspected stolen property.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) will redraft core parts of its strategic plan after a Viewfinder exposé showed they encouraged the manipulation of case completion statistics.
A fleet of about 30 state-owned vehicles at the Heidelberg police station are being operated with expired licence discs.
According to the South African Banking Risk Information Centre, 45 cases of cash-in-transit heists have been reported countrywide since the beginning of the year - almost one every day.
Deputy Police Minister Cassel Mathale and Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko are expected to address Alexandra residents, following the death of Samantha Mathane-Radebe who was allegedly killed by a local policeman.
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