Category Archives: Government

Sudanese Interim Government, Regional Factions Sign Peace Agreement

CAIRO – Leaders of Sudan’s transitional government and a number of rebel groups signed a peace agreement Saturday in the South Sudanese capital of Juba, which observers hope will end nearly two decades of conflict in war-torn regions of the country, including Darfur. Sudan’s interim President Abdel Fattah al-Burhan captured the joyful mood surrounding the

Hawks arrests senior government officials and businessmen in the R255m Free State asbestos corruption case

PRETORIA – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), also known as the Hawks, arrested six suspects during a simultaneous operation in the Free State, Kwazulu-Natal and Gauteng on allegations of fraud and corruption in relation to the 2014 Free State Asbestos Project. Among those arrested are three senior government officials, three businessmen and five

Police Ministry is hopeful the SAPS Amendment Bill will further sharpen policing

PRETORIA – The Police Ministry has welcomed the move by Cabinet to approve the South African Police Service Amendment Bill, 2020, to be published for public comments. The current South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act No. 68 of 1995), predates the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. Minister Cele says the amendments were

Police seek information that can assist to locate a missing man

The South African Police Service in Malamulele outside Giyani are investigating a case of a missing person after a 21-year-old man, Pedro Maphosa from Madonsi village allegedly went missing on 19 September 2020. It is alleged that he left home at about 12h00 midday and never returned. He is reportedly mentally disabled and is tall,