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KZN three murder suspects abandon bail application

Wednesday 25 November 2015 20:39

Three men accused of killing and beheading Albertina Gambushe, have chosen to abandon their bail application in the Mzinto Magistrate's Court.


 Businessman Wandile Bozwana was killed in October.
Bozwana murder linked hit list concerns police

Wednesday 25 November 2015 06:45

Police in the North West say they are worried about reports that there is a hit list linked to the murder of businessman and tycoon Wandile Bozwana.


 Acting General Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali says nurses are being attacked for the poor state of hospitals.
Public servants are being attacked in the line of duty: Ntshalintshali

Tuesday 24 November 2015 14:05

Congress of South African Trade Unions’ (Cosatu) Acting General Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali says public servants are being attacked in the line of duty.


Five dead in Burundi violence, police deny attack on presidency

Sunday 22 November 2015 22:18

At least five people were killed in overnight clashes in Burundi, police said on Sunday.


Officer Ralinala laid to rest in Limpopo

Saturday 21 November 2015 17:57

A female officer of the Soweto Flying Squad has been buried at Dopeni outside Louis Trichardt in Limpopo.


There has been growing concern over police killings.
Police officer killed at Golden Highway to be buried

Saturday 21 November 2015 11:27

A 44 old police woman who was shot dead in the line of duty last week will be buried at her home village of Dopeni outside Louis Trichardt in Limpopo on Saturday.


Terms of reference for Phiyega inquiry not amended: Presidency

Saturday 21 November 2015 09:33

President Jacob Zuma has not amended the terms of reference of the board of inquiry into allegations of misconduct by National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.


‘Police are crying’: Popcru

Thursday 19 November 2015 21:08

Police union, Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru), is calling for the establishment of a special unit that will investigate crimes against the police.


Poprcu says it's better for police to go to jail for protecting themselves than be killed for not using their weapons..
Use your weapons, Popcru tells police

Thursday 19 November 2015 19:28

Police union, Popcru, has called on all members of the police to protect themselves against an onslaught of criminal acts they have been facing recently.


More arrests imminent in illicit cigarettes case

Thursday 19 November 2015 11:55

Seventeen detained North West police officers and a Home Affairs official will today appear at Zeerust magistrate court, for a bail application.


Popcru is concerned about the number of people being killed.
Popcru protests against police killings

Wednesday 18 November 2015 12:20

Hundreds of members of police union Popcru have taken to the streets of Johannesburg to protest against police killings.


Police are looking for five suspects who were involved in a robbery in Rosebank.
Gauteng searching for suspects after Rosebank robbery

Wednesday 18 November 2015 07:12

Gauteng police are still searching for five armed suspects following a robbery in Rosebank, north of Johannesburg, on Tuesday night.


SANDF, police standoff case starts Monday

Monday 16 November 2015 08:25

The case against two senior SANDF officials is due to start today in the Oudtshoorn Regional Court in the Little Karoo.


People attended an evening vigil in Place de la Republique following the series of deadly attacks in Paris on Sunday.
Hundreds flee gathering in central Paris in apparent false alarm

Sunday 15 November 2015 21:20

Hundreds of people who had been gathered at Place de la Republique in central Paris dispersed suddenly on Sunday evening in what police later said seemed to be a false alarm.


The Warrant Officer was attacked at his home in Letlhabile.
Brits police officer critical after shooting

Sunday 15 November 2015 12:50

An off duty police officer is in critical condition at hospital after being shot by attackers who robbed him of his car at Letlhabile near Brits.


Court postpones Kekana’s murder case

Thursday 12 November 2015 20:25

The case of Lesiba Simon Kekana has been postponed to 17 November for further investigation and a bail application.


The eight former policemen were convicted of murdering Mido Macia in August.
Police officers get 15 years for Mido Macia murder

Wednesday 11 November 2015 12:15

The High Court in Pretoria has sentenced eight former police officers convicted of the murder of Mozambican taxi driver, Mido Macia, to 15 years imprisonment each.


Nehawu workers disrupt Parliament Police Committee meeting.
Parliament Committee recommends inquiry against Phiyega

Wednesday 11 November 2015 11:55

Parliament's Police Committee has recommended an inquiry to be instituted against suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.


Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia died in police custody in 2013.
Former police officers await sentencing for Mido Marcia murder

Wednesday 11 November 2015 06:03

The High Court in Pretoria will on Wednesday pass a sentence on eight former police officers, convicted of the murder of Mozambican taxi driver, Mido Macia.


 Riah Phiyega was suspended as the National Police Commissioner in October.
D Day in Parliament for Police Commissioners

Wednesday 11 November 2015 05:35

Provincial Police Commissioners who were investigated for allegedly lying to Parliament might know their fate on Wednesday.


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