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Child Protection Week 2020 already a failure. Photo: SAPS

Child Protection Week 2020 already a failure

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Child Protection Week 2020, which is held from 31 May to 7 June this year, is already a complete failure. Although this week is...
Police’s assertion that firearm amnesty helps to combat crime is untrue

Police’s assertion that firearm amnesty helps to combat crime is untrue

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The police service is trying to create the impression that it was the firearm amnesty period that lead to the decrease in a wide...
Ramaphosa’s statement that COVID-19 is a building block for NHI - Condemned

Ramaphosa’s statement that COVID-19 is a building block for NHI –...

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AfriForum condemns President Cyril Ramaphosa’s statement that the COVID-19 pandemic is a building block for the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI). The...
Orkney: Stolen railway tracks worth R8 million, 4 suspects in court

Orkney: Stolen railway tracks worth R8 million, 4 suspects in court

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Gerhardus Janse Van Vuuren (42), Christiaan Janse Van Vuuren (35), Ellton Mostert (40) and Mario Mulanga (40) appeared before the Stilfontein Magistrate’s Court on...
Abalone valued at R4.1 million seized in Paarl. Photo: SAPS

Abalone valued at R4.1 million seized in Paarl

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The illegal trade in marine resources was dealt a blow on 2 June 2020, when Paarl police arrested two suspects for the possession of...
Kwamakhutha massacre: 7 Men shot dead, suspect remanded

Kwamakhutha massacre: 7 Men shot dead, suspect remanded

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A 23-year-old man appeared at the Umbumbulu Magistrate’s Court on 3 June 2020, for the murder of seven men at KwaMakhutha. He was remanded...
Whistle blowers : High court finds PP's accusations against police minister invalid

Whistle blowers: High court finds PP’s accusations against police minister invalid

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In August 2018‚ a report by Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane accused the Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele, of gross negligence, improper conduct and...
Hawks refute 'Sunday Tribune newspaper's' fake story

Hawks refute ‘Sunday Tribune newspaper’s’ fake story

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The Sunday Tribune newspaper recently published a story headlined: "Hawks Report clears Lindiwe Sisulu’s advisor of Wrongdoing". It described how Mphumzi Mdekazi the Advisor to...
Woman fatally stabs boyfriend, Kwa Thema

Woman fatally stabs boyfriend, Kwa Thema

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Kwa Thema Police have arrested a 31-year-old woman for allegedly killing a 35-year-old man believed to be her boyfriend. The incident took place in Kwa...
Crystal Meth and dagga, 2 dealers arrested, Nigel

Crystal Meth and dagga, 2 dealers arrested, Nigel

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Members of Nigel Crime Prevention Unit were patrolling at Kurpur Street in Alrapark when they received information that dagga and drugs are being sold...
South Africa’s lockdown: a great start, but then a misreading of how society works

South Africa’s lockdown: a great start, but then a misreading of...

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South Africa’s government is proud that its response to Covid-19 relies on science. It might be prouder if it was also guided by knowledge...
Farm attack, 2 attackers - couple fight for their lives, Nelspruit

Farm attack, 2 attackers – couple fight for their lives, Nelspruit

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A couple survived a farm attack on their smallholding in the Weltevreden area, outside of Nelspruit, in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa on...
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