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February, 2017

  • 17 February

    Local SAPS to auction off valuables – Southern Courier


    Southern Courier Local SAPS to auction off valuablesSouthern CourierThe SAPS would like to extend an invitation to residents of the South to an auction of forfeited property. The auction is due to take place on Wednesday, March 1, at the Sophiatown SAPS. The auction will take place at 186 Main …

  • 17 February

    O’Sullivan hits back at SAPS, opens another case with Ipid – Citizen


    Citizen O’Sullivan hits back at SAPS, opens another case with IpidCitizenO’Sullivan hits back at SAPS, opens another case with Ipid. Amanda Watson. Forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA. The forensic investigator accused 17 police officials involved in his arrest of grossly violating his human …McBride defends O’SullivanSouth African Broadcasting …

  • 17 February

    South African Duo Aim to be First to Row Across Southern Atlantic

    Earlier this month two South African rowers pushed off from the coast of Cape Town and began what they hope will be a record-breaking journey across the southern Atlantic to Rio de Janeiro. Their goal is to raise awareness about climate change. For VOA, Robert Carmichael has the story from …

  • 17 February

    South Africa watchdog accuses banks of rigging the rand

    More than a dozen banks have been accused of rigging the price of South Africa’s currency, the rand. The country’s Competition Commission identified the lenders, which include HSBC and Barclays, of having participated in price fixing and market allocation in the trading of foreign currency pairs involving the rand since …

  • 17 February

    South Africa’s battle with armyworms

    South African farmers are battling an alien armyworm invasion that has already caused devastation on their crops. The maize-destroying caterpillars have destroyed eight per cent of this farm. According to experts chemicals can be used to deal with the pest in its early stages, but after that it becomes much …

  • 17 February

    Banks accused of South Africa FX rigging

    South Africa’s antitrust investigators are calling for more than a dozen banks to be fined for colluding and manipulating trades in the rand. As Ivor Bennett reports, it could become the latest in a string of penalties handed to lenders around the world for rigging currencies. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates …

  • 16 February

    McBride fires salvos at Phahlane, SAPS and Hawks – eNCA


    eNCA McBride fires salvos at Phahlane, SAPS and HawkseNCAMcBride fires salvos at Phahlane, SAPS and Hawks. South Africa; Wednesday 15 February 2017 – 3:16pm. Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride appeared before the police portfolio committee on Wednesday. Photo: eNCA.House of Cards: Gloves off as head of IPID alleges …

  • 16 February

    DA reports Rosettenville SAPS to IPID – Southern Courier


    Southern Courier DA reports Rosettenville SAPS to IPIDSouthern CourierI will write to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) to investigate growing evidence of SAPS involvement in multiple illegal activities in Rosettenville. The DA will also request the suspension of all officers who are known to … Source link

  • 16 February

    House of Cards: SAPS Major-General, a businesswoman, implicated in Life Esidimeni tragedy – Daily Maverick


    Daily Maverick House of Cards: SAPS Major-General, a businesswoman, implicated in Life Esidimeni tragedyDaily MaverickMalebe-Thema, who was a brigadier and resigned from SAPS in 2013, allegedly to avoid charges of misconduct, was re-employed in March 2016 after Phahlane’s appointment in 2015. She boasts several business interests on her LinkedIn profile, …

  • 15 February

    SAPS seek assistance in identifying a deceased body – Newcastle Advertiser


    Newcastle Advertiser SAPS seek assistance in identifying a deceased bodyNewcastle AdvertiserINGAGANE – Newcastle police are appealing to members of the public to assist them in identifying the body of a deceased man. According to reports, the body was found in the Ingagane river on December 21, 2016. The deceased was …

  • 15 February

    Ipid probing alleged ‘war’ over drugs between SAPS, Hawks – Eyewitness News


    Times LIVE Ipid probing alleged ‘war’ over drugs between SAPS, HawksEyewitness NewsThe theft, allegedly by police officers and members of the Hawks, apparently came to light when Ipid investigators were looking into a murder/suicide in which a South African Police Service (SAPS) member killed a Hawks member. It’s believed the …

  • 15 February

    Report: South Africans spend more on personal security than annual SAPS budget – The South African


    The South African Report: South Africans spend more on personal security than annual SAPS budgetThe South AfricanReport: South Africans spend more on personal security than annual SAPS budget. According to the statistician-general, we spend about R15 billion a year more on our personal security than what government spends on the …

  • 15 February

    SAPS visited Letaba Herald – Letaba Herald


    Letaba Herald SAPS visited Letaba HeraldLetaba HeraldA quick visit was conducted by the media spokespersons of the SAPS at Letaba Herald’s office. From left: Serg Yvonne Moyane, spokesperson Tzaneen SAPS, Matome Maila, editor, Mopani Herald, Bertus de Bruyn, News Editor, Brig Motlafelo Mojapelo, … Source link

  • 15 February

    Letters: Thumbs up to KwaDukuza SAPS – North Coast Courier


    North Coast Courier Letters: Thumbs up to KwaDukuza SAPSNorth Coast CourierFor quite some time the KwaDukuza SAPS has been best known for their shilly-shally approach and lack of prompt responsive measures in dealing with concerns and issues raised by the community. Contrary to the above, on Friday February 3, in …

  • 15 February

    Missing person sought by SAPS – News24

    Missing person sought by SAPSNews24“The reason for her disappearance is unknown. We appeal to anyone with information on her whereabouts to contact Constable Nondumisa Mncwabe at Amanzimtoti SAPS on 031 913 1394, during office hours, or our Crime Stop number on 08600 10111,” … and more » Source link

  • 14 February

    Drugs, cash recovered during SAPS operations – North Coast Courier


    North Coast Courier Drugs, cash recovered during SAPS operationsNorth Coast CourierA total of 20 people were arrested for possession of drugs last week after KZN SAPS conducted various operations throughout the province. A number of those arrested have already appeared in various courts in the South Coast and KwaDukuza areas. …

  • 14 February

    Spy versus Spy – SAPS flout court order to arrest O’Sullivan – BizNews


    BizNews Spy versus Spy – SAPS flout court order to arrest O’SullivanBizNewsSpy versus Spy – SAPS flout court order to arrest O’Sullivan. whatsapp · facebook · twitter · email. Before normative corruption and the Zuma-fication of State apparatus, were we naïve in believing that if police arrested somebody, it generally …

  • 14 February

    SAPS assists local care centre – Tembisan


    Tembisan SAPS assists local care centreTembisanCaptain Neldah Sekgobela said the Tembisa South SAPS Social Crime Prevention’s Sergeant Nonjabulo Mogale and Youth Desk members, together with New Day Church based in Edenvale, visited Siyasigabisa Orphanage Home in Sivannah Section and … Source link

  • 14 February

    Business suffers big losses, SAPS does nothing – Alberton Record.


    Alberton Record. Business suffers big losses, SAPS does nothingAlberton Record.The worst was the attitude of the SAPS female member that came to take a statement. She was loudly complaining about having to wait a few minutes for the responsible person so he could give his statement. Her arrogance and rude …

  • 14 February

    Parliament rejects allegations SAPS helped at SONA – South African Broadcasting Corporation


    South African Broadcasting Corporation Parliament rejects allegations SAPS helped at SONASouth African Broadcasting CorporationParliament rejects allegations SAPS helped at SONA. Monday 13 February 2017 20:24. Lukhanyo Calata. The EFF and the DA claim police officers disguised as Parliament’s Protection Services were used.(REUTERS) …SONA ‘pepper spray’ incident: SAPS investigatingEast Coast RadioAnalysis: The …