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Budget votes to continue in the National Assembly

Parliament will continue with the budget votes of state entities on Tuesday, with the Department of Social Development expected to have its say before the select committee on health and social services. The Department of Energy will also be briefing the committee on land reform, environment, mineral resources and energy[…]

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Community calls for support of local sand sculptor

Michael Myekwa has been putting smiles on the faces of locals in Fish Hoek for years with his amazing sand art creations and now the community is trying to give back and support Myekwa in producing his art. Since 2016 Myekwa has been the community’s resident sand artist, creating breathtaking[…]

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Cape Flats blitz nets over 143 suspects in one weekend

A National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NatJOINTS) operation since the early hours of Thursday morning in the Philippi, Steenberg, and Delft areas in Cape Town have yielded significant successes, the South African Police Service (SAPS) said. “During the NatJOINTS multi-disciplinary integrated high density operations 143 suspects have been arrested[…]

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It’s Z-Day at state capture inquiry for Jacob Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture on Monday, with the City of Johannesburg’s metro police at the ready for the crowds of supporters and detractors who usually show up. “The JMPD’s role … is to monitor the[…]

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SANDF says Cele gave too much away: report

Police Minister Bheki Cele should not have announced when the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) was coming in to support the South African Police Services (SAPS) in the gang-infested areas of Cape Town. According to Netwerk24, this was the sentiment of SANDF spokesperson Brigadier General Mafi Mgobozi, who told[…]

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Moment of truth for Zuma at state capture inquiry

Former president Jacob Zuma will finally make an appearance at the state capture inquiry from Monday to Friday. He was forced to appoint the commission by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela after she’d investigated the Guptas’ alleged influence on him. But Zuma insists there was no state capture. Madonsela’s 2016[…]

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