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Police briefs media on meeting with Agri SA

The Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), Lieutenant General Phahlane and senior management of the SAPS will be having a meeting with Agri SA on Thursday, 9 June 2016.

Following the engagement, a joint media briefing …

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Gauteng Health hosts public speaking debates for Gauteng schools

As part of Gauteng’s youth month programme, various schools will take part in the provincial public speaking debates competition scheduled for Friday and Saturday this week.

The school debates are a growing phenomenon in schools whose objective is to promote …

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OR Tambo Airport-based cops arrest suspect for drug dealing

A routine search by the Trans-national Investigation Team of the South African Police Service at the OR Tambo International Airport has yesterday resulted in the arrest of a foreign national who was found to have swallowed cocaine bullets weighing 1, …

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Treasury on South Africa’s rating on Fitch Ratings

Government notes and welcomes Fitch Ratings’ decision to affirm South Africa’s long-term foreign and local currency debt at ‘BBB-’ and ‘BBB’ respectively, following the downgrade announced in December 2015. The foreign currency bond rating remains one notch above sub-investment grade …

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Hawks take down massive drug laboratory worth millions

A joint operation between the Western Cape Hawks and Crime Intelligence has led to the arrest of five suspects including a Detective Warrant Officer for manufacturing and dealing in drugs.

The mandrax drugs worth an estimated R105milion were discovered at …

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