Suspect arrested with stolen firearms

In order to win the war against crime and render a professional service to our communities, it is crucial for the SAPS and private security companies to work together in tightening our grip on crime and criminals. During the early hours of Friday morning, 18 November 2022 at about 06:00, a private security company spotted […]

Human Rights

SAPS management mourns the death of Presidential Protection Service (PPS) member

PRETORIA – The management of the South African Police Service (SAPS) are saddened by the death of one of its members due to a motor vehicle accident in Middleburg, Mpumalanga. The SAPS confirms that at about 10:30 on Sunday, 20 November 2022, the Deputy President’s motorcade was travelling between Mpumalanga and Gauteng when one of […]


Body of unknown person washed ashore in Thornhill

SAPS Thornhill detectives are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying an unknown male whose body had washed ashore early this morning, 20 November 2022. It is alleged that at about 07:20 an angler was fishing between the Gamtoos and the Van Staden’s river mouth when he noticed the body of a person on the shore. […]


Limpopo police commissioner honours officers at excellence awards

POLOKWANE – The South African Police Service in Limpopo led by the Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe honoured officers during the SAPS Excellence awards ceremony held at Castle De Wildt Conference Facility in Modimolle, Waterberg District on Friday night 18 November 2022. The event was honoured by the presence of the MEC for Transport […]

Internal Affairs

Jobs for growth: City encourages businesses to sign up for the Productivity Efficiency Programme

Cape Town’s small businesses are encouraged to sign up for the Productivity Efficiency Programme following the City’s renewal of its partnership with Productivity South Africa. The programme assists SMMEs who are in distress or need guidance on improving their operations. The businesses are assessed and then given a detailed strategy on how to improve productivity […]


Africa to replicate China’s experience in poverty reduction

BEIJING, China last week played host to the 2022 Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference in Beijing aimed at enhancing solidarity and focus of cooperation between the two sides. The inaugural forum, that is part of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation framework, saw China and Africa unveil an alliance for poverty alleviation. The two sides […]

Internal Affairs

Independent Advisory Panel provides technical advice on City’s plans to improve future water security via water reuse

The City of Cape Town is making every effort to ensure that its plans for water reuse projects, a key component of the New Water Programme, are aligned with local and international best practice. In keeping with this priority, the City’s Water and Sanitation Directorate met with the newly established Independent Advisory Panel for a […]