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Former National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega and suspended former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli have received a combined R11.5 million in salaries and benefits while sitting at home, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has revealed in response to Parliamentary questions.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:52 pm
Struggle icon Salim Essop took the court back to 1971 when he was detained at John Voster Square on Commissioner Street.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:21 pm
The investigating officer in the Thembisile Yende murder trial says that accused David Ngwenya, and two other suspects, came together shortly after the alleged murder to speak to a sangoma who makes people "invisible" to those investigating the case.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:21 pm
Five suspected rhino poachers have been arrested on the N2 near Ophongolo (Pongola), KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety and Liaison MEC Mxolisi Kaunda says.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:20 pm
Umgeni Water has a new acting chief executive following the recent suspension of Msizi Gamede who faces corruption allegations, the Water and Sanitation department said on Tuesday.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:28 pm
Doubt has been raised over the authenticity of one of the letters that the EFF released when it revealed that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba had granted members of the Gupta family early naturalisation.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:23 pm
Tshwane MMC for Housing and Human Settlements has attempted to clarify what Mayor Solly Msimanga's meant when he called for a wall to be built between two warring communities in Mamelodi.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:17 pm
Further indications of the Guptas’ apparent racist attitudes towards black people have surfaced in a newly discovered email from the #GuptaLeaks.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:17 pm
Two clerks attached to the public order police unit have been found guilty of defrauding the SA Police Service, the Northern Cape Hawks say.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:53 pm
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education has denied claims by the DA that it had announced it would fire principals and district managers at schools which got 0% matric pass rates.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:37 pm
The South Africa Cabin Crew Association says it will be laying charges against members of SAA board for theft and corruption to the tune of more than R1.86bn.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:31 pm
Msunduzi Municipality’s top brass accuse rogue elements within its workforce of carrying out a string of sabotage activities that resulted in power cuts.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:26 pm
The SA National Taxi Council in KwaZulu-Natal has reiterated that they might stage a national taxi strike in July "if an anticipated meeting with government fails to yield positive results".
Posted: June 27, 2017, 5:33 pm
An inquest docket has been opened after a 24-year-old man was found dead inside a tractor on a construction site on the N3 interchange in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal police say.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 4:45 pm
EFF leader Julius Malema says he believes his lawyer, who is accused of attempted murder, will be proven innocent in court.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 4:21 pm
Convicted child rapist Dawie de Villiers' bail should be revoked pending the finalisation of transcripts, the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 4:04 pm
The mental health review board has been suspended pending an investigation of its fitness to hold office, Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa says.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 3:46 pm
Acting national police commissioner Lesetja Mothiba says the police have not yet received a copy of the top secret clearance certificate for new acting crime intelligence head General Pat Mokushane.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 3:24 pm
The State has finalised its case against Christopher Panayiotou and his co-accused in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth. Here is an overview of the trial so far.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 3:12 pm
Government will assist at least 200 people who were conned into believing they were in Tshwane as part of a military recruitment workshop, the Gauteng Department of Social Development says.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 1:57 pm