The British government will investigate claims that machinery built by UK construction company JCB was used in the demolition of Palestinian homes and construction of illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT). The UK National Contact Point (NCP), which is part of UK’s Department of International Trade, acknowledged[…]
The South African National Parks (SANParks) has hired an independent investigator to probe the details surrounding the incident which led to renowned South African cyclist Nicholas Dlamini breaking his arm. SANParks acting head of communications Reynold Thakhuli said the investigator will be briefed on Monday morning in terms of the[…]
Torture, rape, killings, assault – South Africans lodged 42,365 criminal complaints against the police between April 2012 and March 2019. Viewfinder’s debut investigation exposes how underfunding, State Capture and statistical manipulation at the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) failed the victims and helped violent criminals in the police service escape[…]
Police are investigating the deaths of five people who burnt in a car in Blaauwbergstrand. The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescues Services responded to the scene in the early hours of on Saturday morning. Firefighters found a car burning near Eden on the Bay. The South African Police[…]
By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert Bonteheuwel ward councillor Angus McKenzie said communities have lost absolute respect for themselves after an eight-month-old baby was allegedly raped in Bonteheuwel over the weekend. The incident reportedly took place at a home in Bonteheuwel Avenue, Bonteheuwel on Saturday afternoon. McKenzie said the case was reported[…]
The capturing of Portfolio Committees could come under the spotlight once Parliament is investigated for alleged failure to execute its oversight role to prevent the looting of tax payers’ money. State Capture Commission Chair, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, hinted about what he calls the ‘elements of State capture within Portfolio[…]
The Israeli military wants the International Criminal Court to butt out of its affairs, its top military prosecutor has declared in response to efforts to hold it to account for its use of live fire against Palestinian protesters. “Israel is a law-abiding country, with an independent and strong judicial system,[…]
The board of Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) South Africa says allegations of sexual harassment against its director Muhammad Desai are “unfounded”. The organisation has concluded an independent investigation into claims made by US academic Sang Hea Kil, who accused Desai of sexually harassing herself and two other women on[…]
A 27-year-old police constable committed suicide with his service pistol after firing a fatal shot at a man while on duty in Khayelitsha at the weekend. The circumstances are now under investigation by detectives. The shooting incident occurred at about 2.30pm on Saturday in Site B, Khayelitsha. The constable had[…]
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