Articles containing the tag ‘SAPS
By Nicolette Chinomona On Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Time May be up for Corruption in South Africa

The fight against corruption on the national stage is heating up. Recently Corruption Watch commended Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan for sacking Sars commissioner Oupa Magashula after allegations of misconduct... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Anti-corruption Unit Might Not Reduce Fraud and Corruption within the SAPS

On Thursday, at the launch of the Free State Province Crime Prevention Strategy, South African Police Service (SAPS) National Commissioner, General Riah Phiyega announced that an anti-corruption unit aimed at ... Read more »
By Nicolette Chinomona On Friday, July 12th, 2013

Corruption Becoming a Cultural Problem in South Africa

Corruption is always in the news, in fact it has become so common, that it is no longer surprising. It no longer shocks the sense, at least not for ordinary South Africans and the country is fast approaching a ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Durban Flying Squad Arrests Eleven Suspects

Eleven wanted suspects were arrested by the Durban Flying Squad for various crimes this week during an intelligence-led operation aimed at cleaning up areas such as KwaMashu, Umlazi and Cato Manor, the SAPS rep... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Friday, March 29th, 2013

No One Held Responsible For Tatane’s Death

It’s not often that one sees a person die on the evening news but on 13 April 2011, that is what millions of households across the globe were treated to. Andries Tatane was seen in various video clips protest... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

‘…No Longer a Police Service, It’s a Police Force’

Perhaps the scariest phrase to come out of a Mail and Guardian investigation into South African police training methods is that the South African Police Service is ‘no longer a police service, it’s a police... Read more »
By Thandi On Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Impostor cop Musa Muzi Khumalo dies in jail

Musa Muzi Khumalo, a murder suspect who fooled cops into believing that he was a brigadier, has died in a prison cell in Pretoria. According to a press release by the Independent Police Investigative Directorat... Read more »
By The Editor On Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Hanover Park suspects arrested after two children were shot and wounded

This is a media statement by Western Cape Media Centre, Corporate Communication, South African Police Service: Hanover Park suspects arrested after two children were shot and wounded In line with our gang strat... Read more »
By The Editor On Saturday, February 25th, 2012

SAPS member dies at a college

A member of the SAPS died this morning (25 Feb 2012) at the SAPS College in Hammanskraal, Pretoria. It is reported that he died around 6 am on his way to the shower. The deceased was in his early 30s. He was in... Read more »