Reserve Bank on adoption of International Organization for Standardization in South Africa

Modernising South Africa’s payment ecosystem with the adoption of ISO 20022 South Africa’s financial sector has taken another huge step towards modernising the country’s payment ecosystem with the adoption of a new global messaging standard by its domestic real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system, participant banks and other financial market infrastructures (FMIs). South Africa is one […]


Twenty years direct imprisonment for rape and murder accused

The North West Provincial Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Sello Kwena, welcomed the 20-years direct imprisonment handed down to Sonnyboy Ramela (42) by the Bafokeng Regional Court, on Wednesday, 3 November 2022, for rape and murder. The convict was also declared unfit to possess a firearm in terms of the Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act No. […]


Police seeks identity of woman found floating in the sea

GQEBERHA – SAPS Humewood detectives opened an inquest after the body of an unknown woman was found floating in the sea this morning, 03 November 2022. It is alleged that on mentioned date at approximately 11:00, a family walking on the beach spotted the body in the water at Cape Recife, Lighthouse and alerted police. […]


National SAPS Safer Festive Season Operations to ensure more boots on the ground to heighthen and enhance police visibility

LIMPOPO – The South African Police Service (SAPS) launched its nationwide safer festive operations under the theme “more boots on the ground towards enhanced police visibility” in Thohoyandou, Limpopo. The national launch serves as a precursor to the provincial launches, ushering in a season of heightened visibility countrywide; coupled with intensified, integrated crime prevention and […]


SA marks Disability Rights Awareness Month

Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on Thursday launched the Disability Rights Awareness Month (DRAM) 2022. The theme for this year is: ‘Empowering Persons with Disabilities through resourceful, sustainable and safe environments’. Speaking at the launch in Pretoria, Nkoana-Mashabane said her department’s approach to DRAM is informed by […]

Internal Affairs

NATJOINTS ready to deal with national security threats

Cabinet has reassured the public that the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS) has an intelligence-driven capacity to deal with threats to the country’s national security, including terrorism. This comes after the Embassy of the United States of America last week issued a security alert to its citizens in South Africa, warning that terrorists […]