According to LeRoy Munetsi, executive head of Auto & General Business Insurance, crime has a debilitating impact on local businesses. The World Economic Forum's Global Competitive Report 2013/2014 ranks South Africa 141st out of 148 countries in terms of the costs of crime and violence, indicating that crime is costing businesses significantly.
13 Dec 2013 09:31
The current situation relating to the illegal killing and conservation of rhinos in South Africa and to debate and seek possible solutions to the rhino poaching challenges was the topic of discussion when the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Water and Environmental Affairs recently met at Skukuza in the Kruger National Park.
10 Dec 2013 07:13
NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She insists she didn't.
By Rod Baker 5 Dec 2013 09:08
Business risk consultancy Drum Cussac has delivered an anti-piracy training programme for the Malagasy navy at the Naval Base in Diego Suarez, Madagascar. It is the first time that a private company has been permitted to partner with the Malagasy Navy.
5 Dec 2013 13:10
An increase in business identity theft is once again expected during the festive season and businesses are cautioned about the dangers of fraud and specifically white collar crime during the holiday period.
28 Nov 2013 06:44
Cape Town's Central City Improvement District (CCID) has implemented proactive security interventions, including strong partnerships with other law enforcement agencies, to manage the flow of visitors and ensure a safe and secure central city this festive season.
28 Nov 2013 06:40
NEWSWATCH: Police apparently fear that reporters with machine guns hidden in their cameras could pose a risk to Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir, reports Times Live, and Communications Minister Yunus Carrim says he has received the PP's report on the SABC, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 26 Nov 2013 09:19
Operational demands to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all shoppers need to increases as the higher foot traffic heralds the return of the festive season. Security is paramount and being prepared for extreme situations is part of mall planning.
By Amanda Stops 26 Nov 2013 09:09
SANParks rangers emerged on top last week in the Kruger National Park. The year-end spike in poaching activities kept the rangers SAPS and their Mozambican counterparts busy from Sunday, 17 November 2013.
25 Nov 2013 08:49
Gamers are getting more than they are bargaining for as they are increasingly being targeted by malicious villains.
25 Nov 2013 11:05
An innovative SMS service introduced by Vox Telecom has improved communication between the community and the Humewood police station in Port Elizabeth.
25 Nov 2013 07:51
PRETORIA: The United Nations on Tuesday, 3 december 2013, launched its first aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the interest of better protecting civilians in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
10 Dec 2013 09:12
Concern has been raised by the Avril Elizabeth Home for the Mentally Handicapped on reports that there were people posing as representatives of the Home and collecting funds in its name.
10 Dec 2013 07:45
NICRO, the National Institute for Crime prevention and the Reintegration of Offenders, has expressed its condolences to the family of the late Nelson Mandela, encouraging South Africans to lead crime-free lifestyles.
6 Dec 2013 13:42
Nigeria's military has restored the mobile phone service in the embattled city of Maiduguri, a day after a major raid by Islamists, which prompted a round-the-clock ban on movements.
5 Dec 2013 08:38
GABORONE: Africa could lose 20% of its elephant population in a decade if current poaching levels are not slowed, animal conservation groups warned.
4 Dec 2013 10:08
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South Africa is one of 18 countries that comply with the global standards on the transparency for exchange of tax information, according to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan
29 Nov 2013 09:46
Lumka Msibi, an aeronautical engineer at Denel Dynamics, will be part of the summer relief voyage to replenish the South African team at the Antarctica expedition base (SANAE). During her voyage she will conduct science and weather research.
28 Nov 2013 06:51
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