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Viewfinder: Police Brutality: How SAPS protects the killers within its ranks

Did this pattern by cops escalate to murder, then continue unchecked? A new investigation by viewfinderjourn exposes how SAPoliceService management protects the killers within its ranks: AboveTheLaw

2021-05-12 03:14:00 PM

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Mandela’s great-grandson says police beat him for no reason

Nelson Mandela’s great-grandson, television presenter and political activist Mayibuye Mandela, has opened a case of assault against police officers who he alleged beat him without provocation on the weekend.

2021-05-12 02:45:00 PM

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Suspect who killed six at Colorado party was upset because he was not invited - police

’At the core of this horrendous act is domestic violence,’ Colorado Springs Police Chief Vince Niski said in discussing the motive behind the rampage.

2021-05-12 11:52:00 AM

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Colorado police say suspect who killed six at party had 'control issues'

A man who fatally shot his girlfriend and five other people at a Colorado birthday party last weekend before killing himself had 'power and control issues' and was upset because he was not invited to the gathering, police said on Tuesday.

2021-05-12 11:35:00 AM

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Police must serve and protect

SOWETAN | All the public needs is an assurance that officers are there to serve and protect them, and they must be seen doing what they get paid to do.

2021-05-12 10:00:00 AM

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'It's been nightmares for everyone': Bheki Cele apologies for backlogs at police forensic science labs

Police minister Bheki Cele has apologised to victims of crime whose cases have been delayed by backlogs at forensic crime labs.

2021-05-12 12:13:00 AM

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'It's been nightmares for everyone': Bheki Cele apologies for backlogs at police forensic science labs

Opposition parties slammed the SAPS saying it has failed victims of crime, specifically gender-based violence and rape.

2021-05-11 10:30:00 PM

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Black Sash demands return of Sassa special grant amid third wave concerns

Black Sash has called for the immediate reinstatement of the temporarily suspended Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, citing fears of the ravages of a possible third wave of the pandemic.

2021-05-11 07:32:00 PM

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Caught red handed: Police nab four suspects with several Sassa cards

KZN police allegedly caught the four red handed with a 2-litre container with various cards.

2021-05-10 10:07:00 PM

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ANC rubbishes Mabuza, Mashatile graft claims | The Citizen

ANC rubbishes Mabuza, Mashatile graft claims via TheCitizen_News

2021-05-09 01:10:00 PM

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Ipid clears police over use of water cannon on grant recipients in Bellville

In January, officers used a water cannon to enforce social distancing among queueing beneficiaries at Sassa's Bellville office.

2021-05-07 12:00:00 AM

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Ipid report clears cops of misconduct for use of water cannon on Sassa crowd - The Mail & Guardian

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate found no misconduct was committed by police who used a water cannon on a crowd outside the Sassa office in Bellville, Cape Town

2021-05-06 08:38:00 PM

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Hawks at 47% capacity fighting Covid-19 looting - The Mail & Guardian

Presenting to parliament, the Hawks, SIU and NPA have work to do, but say staff shortages slow down investigations

2021-03-21 11:17:00 AM

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Hawks arrest Joburg ‘kidnappers’ impersonating the Hawks

Hawks spokesperson Col Katlego Mogale said members of the serious corruption investigation unit learnt the victim was being held for ransom by suspects impersonating Hawks members who were hunting for a money laundering suspect.

2021-03-19 11:01:00 PM

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Hawks arrest Joburg ‘kidnappers’ impersonating the Hawks

Six people including police members were arrested in Johannesburg after allegedly kidnapping a person while impersonating the Hawks and demanding a R2m ransom.

2021-03-19 06:15:00 PM

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’Fake’ Hawks officers arrested for kidnapping, demanding R2m ransom

Four people who lied about working for the Hawks together with two police officers have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a man and demanding R2m ransom.

2021-03-19 03:10:00 PM

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What will it take for the police to stop killing our citizens? - The Mail & Guardian

Even when their brutality is caught on camera and shown on television, officers seem to walk away scot-free

Carl_CE50 May be the so called citizens must start behave liked citizens that want to build a country and society and not to destroy everything that you did not even build up, work for, or owned. Citizens that gets everything for free and inherit something that make their lives better
The same with the undisciplined participants in riots, they represents the anc/alliance leadership's standards.

2021-03-19 12:40:00 PM

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Bushiri goes on counterattack against the Hawks - The Mail & Guardian

South African authorities were poised to add rape charges to those faced by Bushiri in mid-November when he skipped bail and the border to return to Malawi

Surely just reading these allegations of rape and how it transpired - there is also the strong possibility of adding human (sex) trafficking charges against all those involved and implicated in luring these young girls to hotels with intent !

2021-03-19 09:18:00 AM

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GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Dithering Hawks yet to take Bathabile Dlamini to court

GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Dithering Hawks yet to take Bathabile Dlamini to court 🔒

2021-03-19 03:14:00 AM

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Shepherd Bushiri faces slew of new rape claims - The Mail & Guardian

Prosecutors’ extradition request details how Bushiri allegedly raped women as young as 17

Papa waNaledi 🙉
Some pastors are pigs. Absolutely shameless.

2021-03-18 11:21:00 PM

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ISS TODAY: Cops or robbers? Corruption and infighting weakening SAPS at highest levels

ISS TODAY: Cops or robbers? Corruption and infighting weakening SAPS at highest levels

Reasons Why Not To Invest&Visit in South Africa: 1. Racist BBBEE laws 2. Corruption 3. Crime 4. Unfriendly labour legislation 5. Land Expropriation without compensation 6. No electricity 7 Illegal foreigners 8 City Name Changes(PortElizabeth)
Nothing is weakening SAPS,they were always weak!!

2021-03-15 02:55:00 PM

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GROUNDUP: Cape Town artist hopes portrait of dead sex worker will haunt police

GROUNDUP: Cape Town artist hopes portrait of dead sex worker will haunt police

2020-09-24 02:27:00 PM

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Here’s the City’s rules to follow if you want to set off fireworks in Cape Town

The City of Cape Town said residents considering having fireworks displays will have to apply for a permit.

2020-09-23 05:51:00 PM

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Cape Town preparing to celebrate SA’s unique heritage

As South Africa gets ready to celebrate Heritage Day tomorrow, many are putting on their dancing shoes to take part in the Jerusalema Challenge, as touted by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

2020-09-23 11:47:00 AM

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Cape Town has most GBV hot spots in SA, says Cele

Cape Town has the highest number of gender-based violence hot spots in the country with eight out of the 30 nationally plaguing the city.

2020-09-23 09:10:00 AM

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Cape Town Opera pop-up concerts bring joy to healthcare workers on the frontlines

Cape Town Opera pop-up concerts bring joy to healthcare workers on the frontlines

2020-09-22 11:36:00 PM

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WATCH: Underground fuel leak at Astron Energy causes road closures in Cape Town

The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue services are on the scene at Astron Energy in Milnerton due to an underground fuel leak

2020-09-22 07:55:00 PM

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Cape Town dam levels have increased to 98.2%

The CityofCT released the dam levels statistics on Tuesday, which showed that dam capacity for the Cape Town metro rose from 96.4% to 98.2%.

2020-09-22 06:01:00 PM

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Jennifer Dikeledi Ntlatseng appointed new Ipid boss

Jennifer Dikeledi Ntlatseng appointed new Ipid boss

2020-07-15 02:37:00 PM

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SAA rescue plan gets a nod; new interim CEO appointed | Citypress

SAA creditors have voted in favour of the business rescue plan that would see the creation of a new national airline from the ruins of the bankrupt national carrier.

2020-07-14 07:50:00 PM

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Philip Saunders appointed SAA interim CEO

[ICYMI] Philip Saunders appointed SAA interim CEO

2020-07-14 06:58:00 PM

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Man City appeal victory not good for football, says Klopp

Man City appeal victory not good for football, says Klopp

2020-07-14 06:25:00 PM

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AVERTING LIQUIDATION: Creditors approve SAA’s business rescue plan as the airline gets a new interim boss

AVERTING LIQUIDATION: Creditors approve SAA’s business rescue plan as the airline gets a new interim boss

2020-07-14 04:42:00 PM

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86% of SAA creditors approve revised business rescue plan, new CEO appointed

Following a creditors meeting held on Tuesday, 86% of South African Airway's creditors have voted in support of the revised business rescue plan. Phillip Saunders has been appointed the new interim CEO.

2020-07-14 04:15:00 PM

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UCT’s historic vote appoints two women as chair and deputy simultaneously

UCT’s historic vote appoints two women as chair and deputy simultaneously GuessTheWord

2020-07-14 11:40:00 AM

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Ipid recommends disciplinary action against police who watched Khosa beating - The Mail & Guardian

Police watchdog report finds that metro police members did not participate in the assault

No matter ur political ideology, CollinsKhosa should not have suffered death at the hands of the SANDF. If BlackLivesMatterSA then support the call for action into CollinsKhosa 's death.

2020-06-08 10:30:00 PM

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EFF to sue government over death of Collins Khosa

The EFF will be suing the state on behalf of the family of Collins Khosa, the party's leader Julius Malema revealed on Monday.

2020-06-08 05:03:00 PM

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America’s ‘Black Mecca’ rallies against racist police brutality - The Mail & Guardian

Known as a hub of revolution during the Civil Rights Movement, Atlanta has once again been at the forefront of police brutality protests in the US

2020-06-08 04:09:00 PM

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EFF to challenge SANDF report which clears members of wrongdoing in Collins Khosa death

Malema said his party moved quickly to the defence of the Khosa family after his death.

2020-06-08 03:31:00 PM

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Take action today and see how far it will ripple - The Mail & Guardian

Our oceans provide us with oxygen, food, recreation, transport and energy; humans should return the favour

2020-06-08 02:57:00 PM

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SANDF report on the death of Collins Khosa ‘a sham’

The internal SANDF report exonerating soldiers implicated in the death of Collins Khosa labelled a sham by the family and will be taken on review.

2020-06-07 12:50:00 PM

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Khosa judge: Restore people’s trust - The Mail & Guardian

The Defence Force and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate now say their inquiries into the death of Collins Khosa are not complete

2020-05-08 08:45:00 PM

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How coronavirus is affecting Kenya’s hearing impaired citizens - The Mail & Guardian

A deaf man in Kenya spread the message of Covid-19 when he realised a million hearing impaired people were left out of the conversation

2020-05-08 02:55:00 AM

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Macroeconomic policy options beyond Covid-19 depression - The Mail & Guardian

Measures need to lay the foundations of a new economy and society post the pandemic

2020-05-07 07:08:00 PM

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Covid-19 is yet another burden on the shoulders of women - The Mail & Guardian

There are many who still don’t have access to clean water - essential in the fight against the disease - 26 years after our first Freedom Day

2020-05-07 06:39:00 PM

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The Ugandan good Samaritan sanitising hospitals and police stations - The Mail & Guardian

Compelled to make a difference during the Covid-19 pandemic, an IT consultant is now helping to keep essential services workers healthy

2020-05-07 01:40:00 AM

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Other avenues open for family of Collins Khosa to get justice, court hears

2020-05-07 12:42:00 AM

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