Cele instructs IPID to investigate two police stations following Finetown Imbizo incident

NATIONAL Police Minister, Bheki Cele has instructed police watchdog, Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) and the Civilian Secretariat for Police Service to investigate two police stations following an Imbizo in Finetown, Ennerdale. Residents complained about the conduct of the police at Ennerdale and Dedere police stations during a community engagement[…]

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Zuma in Elsies River for crime-fighting imbizo

President Jacob Zuma is expected to meet Elsies River residents for a “fight against crime” imbizo on Tuesday. This follows Zuma’s visit to the family of three-year-old Courtney Pieters on May 18. Courtney was last seen playing in the street near her home on May 4. Her body was found[…]

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MSF to host ‘mini-imbizo’

The Manenberg Safety Forum (MSF) are looking to shakeup the ‘top-down’ approach, which they claim has had little benefit in addressing the issues that continue to plague the community. The forum will host a mini-imbizo on Monday 11th May, in which they will pose their plans going forward to several[…]

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Imbizo crowd boos non-Zulu speakers

The crowd at the anti-xenophobia imbizo in Durban on Monday spearheaded by King Goodwill Zwelithini, booed anyone who tried to address the crowd who was not Zulu. As Hindu priest, Ashwin Trikamjee recited a prayer the crowd started booing him. They wanted Trikamjee to get off the stage and clapped[…]

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I had to intervene: Zwelithini

King Goodwill Zwelithini on Monday said it was important for him to hold an urgent imbizo following the spate of attacks on foreign nationals in KwaZulu-Natal last week. He made the decision to call the imbizo after meeting with Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba and State Security Minister David Mahlobo.[…]

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