BOTSWANA LODGES COMPLAINT OVER NORTH WEST PREMIER’S MOTORCADE

The Botswana government’s Jeff Ramsay says that North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s security detail did not go through proper security clearance. It’s premier versus president as Botswana’s government takes a South African politician to task. North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo was on an official visit to Gabarone last week. His blue light motorcade forced its […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Police Investigating Voice Note Warning Of Protests Against White People

In the voice note, a man calling himself ‘Pastor Andre’ translates a message purportedly calling for the killing of white South Africans in response to Monday’s Black Monday demonstrations. FILE: Protesters gather at the Taal Monument in Pretoria on 30 October 2017 in support of the Black Monday movement highlighting farm murders in South Africa.  […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Black Community Members March Against Slaughter Of White Farmers

The community members of Zwathi, which falls under Ward 4 of AbaQulusi Municipality took to Gluckstadt Police Station to voice their concerns over the rising crime rate in the area. Picture: Vryheid Herald In northern KwaZulu-Natal, community members say brutal farm attacks are robbing people of their livelihoods. Following the brutal murders of Billy Van Rooyen […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

SA deploys more women UN peacekeepers to curb sexual abuse

The United Nations believes that putting more women peacekeepers in the field may curb sexual abuse by its own troops. South Africa, which has been accused of some of the worst sexual offences in the UN, currently has the highest number of women deployed on peacekeeping missions according to Defense Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, but two […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Mbalula warns crime intelligence over its own ‘criminal’ elements

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has warned the country’s crime intelligence unit that he is going after rogue elements within it, and that they are not immune to the law. News24 can reveal that it is suspected that rogue crime intelligence activities are linked to, among other matters, the underworld nightclub security takeover which has resulted […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Port Elizabeth businessman’s night out ends in six hours of terror – They were going to kill me

A Hijacked Port Elizabeth businessman was stabbed more than 20 times, stripped and forced to kneel in the bushes, with his attackers poised to slit his throat, in six hours of raw terror that ended with his escape near Coega yesterday. “I thought it was my last day on this planet. They were getting ready […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Ramaphosa spurs Hawks to be proactive on state capture suspects.

Cyril Ramaphosa says commissions of inquiry into state capture should not stop law enforcement agencies from investigating the culprits in the meantime. Addressing hundreds at a Cosatu rally in Seshego outside Polokwane on Sunday, Ramaphosa said the Hawks must investigate state capture. He said parliamentarians were also concerned that allegations of state capture were lingering […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

DA goes to Constitutional Court to have Mugabe immunity set aside.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has applied for direct access to the Constitutional Court to have the diplomatic immunity granted to Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe set aside. The party filed papers this week arguing International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s decision to let Mugabe off the hook for alleged assault was “wholly without legal […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

‘No diplomatic immunity for Grace’ – says Government lawyers.

The South African government has received legal advice indicating that, despite travelling on a diplomatic passport, Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe does not qualify for diplomatic immunity and may be arrested for allegedly assaulting a Johannesburg woman. The Mail & Guardian has learned that frantic behind-the-scenes negotiations are underway between Zimbabwe and South Africa in […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma.

As he launches the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) in Sandton on Thursday, nearly 18 months behind schedule, Jacob Zuma must have mixed feelings. Strife-riven Brazil, Russia, India and China are more risky allies than Zuma reckoned when in 2010 he accepted Beijing’s invitation to join the club. “I was poisoned […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!