Backlog of 69 219 overdue promotions: SAPS to go on strike

Die Vryburger

0
Backlog of 69 219 overdue promotions: SAPS to go on strike. Photo: Die Vryburger
Backlog of 69 219 overdue promotions: SAPS to go on strike. Photo: Die Vryburger

Police Minister Bheki Cele and his senior police officer, General Khehla Sitole, held a briefing with the media on Thursday 14 March 2019, about the imminent strike that police officers are considering.

Police officers across the country threatened the minister to go on strike because of the government’s negligence to complete promotions that had to be done long ago.

The agonizing subject of long overdue South African Police Service promotions dating back to 2011/2012, has resulted in a backlog of 69 219 overdue promotions. Police are also unhappy about the promotion processes that are being applied and are alleged to benefit certain members as officers.

It appears that police officers are also dissatisfied because members specially constituted as constables are promoted to officer ranks while the other police officers in the police station are being overlooked.

It is not known what the minister and police officer conveyed to the media.

Photo – Bheki Cele

Read the original article in Afrikaans on Die Vryburger

South Africa Today – South Africa News

Related Post

MTN withdrawn from Afrikaans is Groot ToekomsVonk calls on MTN to withdraw as a matter of urgency, following their withdrawal as sponsor of Afrikaans is Groot (AIG) due to Steve Hofmeyr's ...
A vote for a smaller party does count! The following is an adaptation from an article by Danny Viljoen: After seeing a myriad of comments and posts claiming that a vote for a 'smaller party...
‘If the president can lie then so can Eskom&... Energy expert Ted Blom has accused Eskom of lying about their denial of phase 5 power outages. According to Blom, Eskom announced on Tuesday 19 March ...
FF Plus youth creates petition against HRC’s Malem... The Human Rights Commission (HRC) has let South Africa down with its finding that the EFF Leader, Julius Malema, is not guilty of hate speech. Last we...
Disclaimer: The views of authors published on South Africa Today are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of South Africa Today. By viewing, visiting, using, or interacting with SouthAfricaToday.net, you are agreeing to all the provisions of the Terms of Use Policy and the Privacy Policy.