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Shebeens shut down and 160 illegal immigrant arrests made in Limpopo 

Police spokesperson Motlafela Mojapelo said on Saturday that no stone will be left unturned to ensure a safe festive season for people in the province. "This area in the Musina...

Northern Cape police intercept transportation of dagga worth R1,6m

The suspects were arrested at Three Sisters near Victoria West during a roadblock conducted by the Pixley ka Seme intervention team, flying squad, Victoria West visible policing members, and...

Health Minister says more than 5 300 health department posts to be filled

Motsoaledi made the announcement on behalf of the National Health Council, a statutory body, which met on Thursday and Friday last week. "The council met to, among others, finalise and...

Justice Dikgang Moseneke awarded honorary doctorate by University of Pretoria

The event, at which degrees were awarded to students in human rights, commemorated 100 years since the birth of former president Nelson Mandela, and 70 years since the adoption...

More than 60 000 police officers are to be promoted, says Bheki Cele

Speaking in Cape Town on Thursday, Cele announced the promotions, which include 30 000 junior-level positions, such as those carrying the rank of constable, sergeant and warrant officer. "In May...

EFF to face two senior journalists’ in court over Stratcom comments

Image: Thandeka Gqubule Veteran journalist Thandeka Gqubule, one of the "SABC 8" and Professor Anton Harber have taken the matter to the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. On 4 April 2018,...

98-year-old Matatiele shack dweller finally owns a house

Solely dependant on a social grant for survival, Keletso Nkoala has lived in a shack at Kwa-Sibi Village in Matatiele all her life. Until now. She is now a beneficiary...

What you need to know about the chaos at the SABC

This week, News24revealed that John Matisonn, deputy chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama and Krish Naidoo had tendered their resignations to the Presidency. On Thursday, the fourth board member – Mathata Tsedu –...

The world shouldn’t have selective amnesia when it comes to remembering iconic people like...

At the event, one of many held this year in honour of the fifth anniversary of Madiba's death, Ngozi Adichie said that memory was a complicated, "utterly subjective beast". "I...

Home Affairs announces that relaxed requirements for children travelling abroad have been gazetted

On Wednesday, the department announced that the revised conditions were contained in the Government Gazette titled "Draft First Amendment of the Immigration Regulations, 2014 made under the Immigration Act". Spokesperson...


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