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South Africa: Police Participates in Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Campaign, 26 May - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The South African Police Service (SAPS) cordially invites the media to the Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Campaign which will be held at the SAPS Tshwane Academy in Pretoria West. The campaign, which began in 2003, targets grade 10 and 12 female ...

South Africa: Police Condemn Vigilantism and Over 600 People Are Arrested in Nyanga Cluster During the Past Week - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Major General, Vincent Beaton, Cluster Commander of the Nyanga Cluster commanders all members of the South Africa Police Service and other law enforcement agencies for their continued efforts in ensuring the safety of all communities. He further ...

South Africa: Newly Elected Cluster CPF Members - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The South African Police Service has recently decided to align their number of Clusters within every province to match the number of District Municipalities within provinces.
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President Zuma accused of 'bleeding South Africans dry'

Eyewitness News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko disclosed the amount in a written response to a parliamentary question. Democratic Alliance (DA) Member of Parliament (MP) Zak Mbhele asked whether any vehicles were purchased from the South African Police Service ...

SAPS to pay man hurt in assault

News24 - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Pietermaritzburg - The South African Police Service is to pay R325 000 in damages to a Dannhauser man who was injured when a policeman assaulted him following an altercation about “music” at a venue in the area.
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'Criticism of Saps officials who served during apartheid is unfair'

Eyewitness News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
PRETORIA - Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says criticism of senior South African Police Service (Saps) officials on the basis that they served in the police during the apartheid era is unfair and divisive.

South Africa: 50 Percent Decline in Police Academy Graduates Is Shrinking Already Under-Staffed SAPS - ‎May 15, 2016‎
A reply from Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to a DA parliamentary question has revealed that almost half as many new police officers came out of SAPS training academies into active service in the previous financial year compared to four years ago. This ...

AmaBhungane: Forensic supply firm wins R30m SAPS contract despite contravening tax law

Daily Maverick - ‎May 11, 2016‎
Two days after auditors reported that it knowingly contravened tax law and should be probed for VAT fraud, a forensic supply company Crimetech Laboratories landed a R30-million contract with the South African Police Service. By SALLY EVANS for ...

Panel aimed at overhauling public order policing to start work in June

BDlive - ‎7 hours ago‎
Head of the South African Police Service's (SAPS) programme management office Nashrika Sewpersadh said in line with the Farlam Commission recommendations, a panel consisting of experts in security policy was established to guide the process (of ...

South Africa's top cop pays attention to Tshwane's violent land protest

Times LIVE - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The Red Ants were sent in to remove informal dwellings and violence broke out on Monday. Phahlane said on Tuesday police had been deployed and would monitor the situation.

Police vow to keep a close eye on Vuwani ahead of August elections

Eyewitness News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Deputy National Police Commissioner Fannie Masemola says 307 officers were deployed to that region. “We continuously assess which areas will be hot spots; we are aware that Vuwani will remain a hot spot and there is a likelihood that it will continue ...

South Africa: MEC Magome Masike On Arrest of Illegal Abortion Doctor - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The department already had a number of joint campaigns with the South African Police Service and National Prosecuting Authority not only to raise awareness against illegal abortion but to urge members of the public to help us identify and arrest these ...
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[LISTEN] How Saps' FCS Unit is helping rape survivors report cases

Eyewitness News - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The unit is dispatched to different South African Police Service (Saps) stations across Cape Town, and members are trained to assist rape survivors 24 hours a day.
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Ramaphosa sends condolences to family of police officer who died in South Sudan

Times LIVE - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences to the family of Warrant Officer Muzwandile Joel Sithole‚ a member of the Presidential Protection Services (PPS) of the South African Police Service (SAPS)‚ who died after a sudden illness ...

'One child goes missing every 5 hours in SA'

Eyewitness News - ‎14 hours ago‎
“Up until today the South African Police Service (Saps) has no leads on what happened to a daughter of our community, but the community still hopes and prays that she'll return alive.
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Call for police station at strife-torn Glebelands

Independent Online - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Mlotshwa also said during the meeting that attendees had agreed that there must be an Imbizo between eThekwini Municipality, the South African Police Service, the Independent Electoral Commission and the residents of Glebelands Hostel to talk frankly ...
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'No basis for evictions in Hammanskraal '

Eyewitness News - ‎9 hours ago‎
“We have been talking to some of them on the ground who say money has been taken from them, but we need proof and if they can go to the South African Police Service and say this is what happened, then we can investigate and arrests can be made.”.

Energy efficiency at Union Buildings and Tuynhuys saves Presidency R7m

BDlive - ‎7 hours ago‎
However, this comes a day after Police Minister Nathi Nhleko announced that 10 vehicles worth a total of about R9m were bought for the wives of President Jacob Zuma between 2013 and 2016 using the budget of the South African Police Service (SAPS).
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The British Army's Secret Plan to Keep South Africa's Ruling Party in Power

VICE - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Despite international condemnation of South Africa's police for the Marikana massacre, the Ministry of Defence delegation was scheduled to visit a police station in Alexandra Township for a briefing from the South African Police Service. However, the ...
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South Africa: Foreign Vessels Captured in EC - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Pretoria - A joint force of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the South African Navy conducting sea patrols along the South African coastline has resulted in the capture of three foreign vessels.