Police officer in court for allegedly dealing in rhino horns

Tebogo Msimanga | A 53-year-old Warrant Officer attached to the Serious Organised Crime Investigation in Gauteng and his 39-year-old female accomplice are appearing before the Palm Ridge Magistrates’ Court on Friday, for allegedly dealing in rhino horns. It is alleged that in May 2019, the pair allegedly dropped off a consignment in a warehouse at […]

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Hawks seized Heroin powder worth R1.8 million

Tebogo Msimanga | Hawks members from Durban Serious Organised Crime Investigation working together with Crime Intelligence arrested Nadaragen Chetty (58) for dealing in drugs.  An intelligence-driven operation was conducted at Mariannhill toll plaza after information was received about a suspect who was transporting drugs from Johannesburg to Durban. Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo of Durban Hawks said […]

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Salary increase for municipal workers

Tebogo Msimanga | The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) on Wednesday concluded the long-overdue salary and wage negotiations for the 257 municipalities who are represented by the employer body, the South African Local Government Association (SALGA). Salary and wage negotiations for workers in the sector began earlier in March this year in anticipation of […]

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COSAS demands special vote for matric learners

Tebogo Msimanga | The Congress of South African Students (COSAS) says it noted the announcement made by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) in which the matric examinations timetable has been amended to accommodate the 2021 Local Government Elections (LGE). The exams will now start on 27October 2021 and not 1st November 2021 as initially […]

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Advocate appeared in court for theft allegations

Tebogo Msimanga | A 54-year-old Advocate Azwitamisi Abraham Mulaudzi appeared in the Palm Ridge Regional Court on Tuesday, on charges of theft. It is alleged that in May 2017, the Society of State Advocates and Prosecutors of South Africa (SSAPSA) appointed Advocate Mulaudzi as a treasurer of which one of his responsibilities was to submit […]

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