Residence occupiers, workers and a manager were part of 62 people killed on South African farms during the 2017/18 financial year, annual crime statistics have revealed.
More of the men and women in blue, who are tasked with the responsibility of safeguarding citizens, are being killed while they are on or off duty.
Nyanga township in the Western Cape still has the highest murder rate, while Johannesburg Central police station tops the list of the top 30 police stations when it comes to the number of contact crimes reported over the past year.
The Department of Labour’s Deputy Minister, Inkosi Phathekile Holomisa, is today leading a delegation to visit the Somerset West Denel plant, where eight people died following an explosion on Monday.
Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received 10 000 applications for free higher education through its contact centre on Monday.
South Africa is likely to exit its technical recession in the third quarter, the Bureau of Economic Research (BER) said on Tuesday.
Gauteng police have condemned the alleged manhandling of a woman by police officers at the Jeppe Police Station in Johannesburg.
The Gauteng Department of Social Development has welcomed the court judgment on the “Springs Monster couple”, saying it will help deter the violent abuse of innocent and vulnerable children.
Government has condemned the racist comments made by businessman Adam Catzavelos in a video that went viral on social media this week.