Death toll increases to 8 in Gugulethu shooting

Western Cape police say eight people have now died following Wednesday’s shooting in Gugulethu on the Cape Flats. Police spokesperson Novela Potelwa says five people died on the scene and three others died in hospital. One person was injured during the attack. She says the victims were attending a traditional[…]

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Sanef calls on police to stop ‘bugging’ journalists

The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has called on the police to immediately cease the surveillance of journalists. It says it will address the issue with Police Minister Bheki Cele and President Cyril Ramaphosa. In the latest incident, the house of an investigative journalist from the Daily Maverick was[…]

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Cele calls for an end to police killings

Police Minister Bheki Cele says the government will not tolerate police killings anywhere in the country. He was addressing a memorial service of slain Constable Songezo Khethiwe at Delft in Cape Town on Thursday. The service was attended by senior police officers in the Western Cape, family, friends and members of the[…]

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Cele gives reasons for Zuma’s recall

African National Congress NEC member Bheki Cele says one of the reasons for the recall of former President Jacob Zuma was the Constitutional Court judgment on Nkandla where the court found that “the President failed to uphold the Constitution”. The ConCourt judgment on Nkandla was handed down in March 2016,[…]

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