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Farming communities facing safety and security challenges
Farming communities facing safety and security challenges

The agricultural community has not been able to escape from the culture of violence in rural farming areas and the unnecessary loss of life...

21 Aug 2015

SA accedes to convention on hazardous substances incidents
SA accedes to convention on hazardous substances incidents

Cabinet, at its ordinary meeting on Wednesday, 12 August, approved for South Africa to accede to the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea, 2010...

14 Aug 2015

Auditor-general to probe Prasa tender irregularities
Auditor-general to probe Prasa tender irregularities

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the auditor-general to investigate allegations of financial and tender irregularities...

3 Aug 2015

Blood on the tracks
Blood on the tracks

The war within rail agency Prasa continues. Its former CEO, Lucky Montana, staggered into the Hillbrow Police Station yesterday with a pile of files to open a case of fraud...

31 Jul 2015

Attacks on farm workers increasing
Attacks on farm workers increasing

A total of 15 murders were reported on farms in the Free State in the first six months on 2015. Ten of these victims were farm workers...

23 Jul 2015

JCCI sheds light on implications of truck ban
JCCI sheds light on implications of truck ban

The proposal from The Department of Transport to ban trucks exceeding nine tonnes from public roads during peak hours, has elicited a strong reaction from businesses...

17 Jul 2015

Correctional Services to deal with "inmate Facebook" creators
Correctional Services to deal with "inmate Facebook" creators

PRETORIA: The Department of Correctional Services says it views the creation of an "inmate Facebook account" at Pollsmoor Correctional Centre in Cape Town...

13 Jul 2015

Zuma: I strongly believe in independent judiciary
Zuma: I strongly believe in independent judiciary

President Jacob Zuma says he will attend to a request for a meeting by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng as soon as he returns from Russia...

9 Jul 2015

Four women to be interviewed for ConCourt judge position
Four women to be interviewed for ConCourt judge position

Four judges have been shortlisted and will be interviewed this week for the vacant position at the Constitutional Court...

By Genevieve Quintal 8 Jul 2015

New task team to evaluate parole process
New task team to evaluate parole process

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has set up a task team to evaluate the entire parole process in South Africa...

6 Jul 2015

E-tolls no block to discs
E-tolls no block to discs

You cannot be refused a vehicle licence disc because of outstanding e-tolls, said the Justice Project SA yesterday...

6 Jul 2015

SARS foils ivory smuggling attempt
SARS foils ivory smuggling attempt

PRETORIA: South African Revenue Service (SARS) customs officials have foiled an attempt to smuggle ivory worth R4 million...

6 Jul 2015

Stronger ties between FSA and police
Stronger ties between FSA and police

A second meeting in six months between the leaders of Free State Agriculture (FSA) and the SAPS in the province, has strengthened their relationship...

2 Jul 2015

Rugged computers a game-changer in critical field rescue situations
Rugged computers a game-changer in critical field rescue situations

New advanced technological solutions are changing the security, public safety, and law enforcement sectors to the very core and for the better....

By Jerker Hellström 2 Jul 2015

President Zuma releases Marikana Commission report
President Zuma releases Marikana Commission report

PRETORIA: The Report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the events at the Marikana Mine in Rustenburg has recommended that there be an enquiry into National Police Commissioner, General Riah Phiyega's, fitness to hold office.

26 Jun 2015

Draft Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulations published
Draft Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulations published

Environmental Affairs has published the Draft National Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulations in the Government Gazette...

24 Jun 2015

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Al-Bashir: South Africa's moment of glory and shame

Al-Bashir's decision to leave SA speedily to avoid arrest on an ICC indictment while attending the 25th African Union summit was a dramatic diplomatic development...

By David E Kiwuwa 19 Jun 2015

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Why a great deal hangs on al-Bashir's fate in South Africa

Nobody anticipated that the June 2015 African Union (AU) summit in Sandton, Johannesburg, would be gripped by the drama of threats to arrest Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir...

By Gilbert M. Khadiagala 15 Jun 2015

South Africans braced for new confrontation with government over controversial law
South Africans braced for new confrontation with government over controversial law

SA rights organisations had hoped that they had won their battle to stop the controversial Traditional Courts Bill from becoming law last year...

By Sindiso Mnisi Weeks 8 Jun 2015

South Africa's bold move on salt gets off to a shaky start
South Africa's bold move on salt gets off to a shaky start

South Africa has been a trailblazer on the continent in the global battle to reduce salt intake through food. But three years after the bold food policy was first introduced in South Africa - and less than a year until it finally becomes law - the country has still not set up programmes to monitor how effective the legislation will be...

By Karen Charlton and Alta Schutte 2 Jun 2015

SA minor child no longer grounds for permanent residency
SA minor child no longer grounds for permanent residency

A pressing immigration matter that continues to divide families yet stay under the media's radar, concerns permanent residency applications on the grounds of a South African minor child...

Issued by Le Roux Attorneys 26 May 2015

Musa Strachan
Xenophobia: South Africa's instability is killing its tourism industry

The recent outbreak of xenophobic attacks across the country has left an indelible mark on the South African tourism industry...

By Musa Strachan 18 May 2015

Zokwana 'must stop telling farmers to calm down' - opposition leaders
Zokwana 'must stop telling farmers to calm down' - opposition leaders

The ANC wants land reform to fail as part of its plot to gain state control over all land. And agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana, is misleading farmers, playing a game of cat and mouse, when he tells them not to worry about the radical plans put forward by land reform minister Gugile Nkwinti...

By Denene Erasmus 18 May 2015

Aviation authority introduces regulations for drones
Aviation authority introduces regulations for drones

SACAA will be introducing new regulations that will help regulate remotely piloted aircraft systems, popularly known as drones...

18 May 2015

Findings released into learners' death, racial segregation
Findings released into learners' death, racial segregation

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has released the findings of investigations into the death of three learners at Emma Primary School, as well as racial segregation at Curro Foundation School...

By More Matshediso 15 May 2015

Renewed focus on improving farm workers' rights
Renewed focus on improving farm workers' rights

PRETORIA: Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says his department will in the 2015/16 year focus on providing support that will improve the rights of farm workers...

11 May 2015

Police use Twitter to enhance fight against crime
Police use Twitter to enhance fight against crime

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has seen a significant growth in its social media presence, a platform where followers can actively participate in the fight against crime...

8 May 2015

New watchdog for transport sector
New watchdog for transport sector

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has announced that a new transport sector watchdog will be established to address all regulatory challenges faced by the sector...

6 May 2015

Hawks bust illegal diamond dealers
Hawks bust illegal diamond dealers

The Hawks in Gauteng have pounced on five suspects, who were allegedly selling unpolished diamonds in Montana, Pretoria, on Tuesday afternoon, 28 April...

30 Apr 2015

I love Adolf Hitler, says Wits' SRC president
I love Adolf Hitler, says Wits' SRC president

NEWSWATCH: Wits University's SRC president Mcebo Dlamini prompted outrage yesterday when he wrote "I love Adolf Hitler" in a Facebook post...

29 Apr 2015

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