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BMA to conduct lifestyle audits on guards at SA's ports of entry

Eye Witness News 29 Sep 2023
The entity currently has a staff compliment of about 2,100, with only 221 that are armed law enforcement officers ... Masiapato says many of the officers who have been caught have been fired.

EFF in Tshwane gears up to march to municipal offices over employee dismissals

Eye Witness News 28 Sep 2023
The party will be demonstrating against the metro's decision to dismiss municipal workers affiliated to trade union Samwu. PRETORIA - There is a heavy police presence at Church Square Park in the Pretoria CBD, where Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) supporters have gathered to march to the municipal offices ... .

Only 686 of the more than 7,000 cops arrested in last 5 years convicted - Cele

Eye Witness News 26 Sep 2023
Police Minister Bheki Cele said that those arrested were implicated in kidnapping and cash-in-transit heists, crimes that Crime Intelligence officers have recently made breakthroughs in ... Speaking at a briefing in Pretoria on Tuesday morning, Police Minister Bheki Cele said that only 686 officers were convicted.

Let’s build SA’s economic heritage one more braai or traditional event at a time

Independent online (SA) 25 Sep 2023
As South Africa celebrated Heritage Day last year, a weaner calf was selling for R39/kg compared to R34/kg this year, according to Livestock Wealth, a company regulated as an agricultural producer agent ... The solutions to our current socio-economic problems will no longer begin and end in Pretoria, the legislature or other head offices.

Shadrack Sibiya was active in Meyiwa probe despite Hawks sacking, court hears

Eye Witness News 11 Sep 2023
JOHANNESBURG - The Pretoria High Court has heard that controversial police officer, Major-General Shadrack Sibiya, was active in the Senzo Meyiwa investigation while he was fired from the Hawks.

Eskom banks on Kusile units to end load shedding, Stage 3 and 4 expected next week

Independent online (SA) 10 Sep 2023
He said there would be short term pain, but long term gain as they were not willing to compromise on maintenance programmes in order to keep the lights on ... Ramokgopa was speaking during a media briefing on Sunday at the GCIS head offices in Pretoria ... IOL .

The colonial history of Standard Bank continues

Independent online (SA) 08 Sep 2023
1953Standard Bank’s administrative head office moves from Cape Town to Pretoria. 1959 – The bank’s head office moves from Pretoria to Johannesburg. 1970 – The bank occupies its prestigious new head office building at 78 Fox Street, Johannesburg ... 1988 – Standard Bank establishes a representative office in London.

Markus Jooste a no show in court, claims poverty

Independent online (SA) 06 Sep 2023
The former Steinhoff chief executive officer, Markus Jooste, was a no show in a Pretoria court on Tuesday as his legal team argued against a reduced R20 million administrative penalty for insider trading ... This comes after Jooste was hit with an arrest warrant from a German court in June this year ... BUSINESS REPORT .

Pleco Therapeutics Announces the Appointment of Dr Henno Welgemoed as Chief Medical Officer

Pharmiweb 06 Sep 2023
Pleco Therapeutics Announces the Appointment of Dr Henno Welgemoed as Chief Medical Officer ... He gained his medical degree (MBChB) from the University of Pretoria ... Ivo Timmermans, Chief Executive Officer of Pleco Therapeutics, said. "I am thrilled to welcome Dr Henno Welgemoed to the Pleco Therapeutics family as our Chief Medical Officer.

Senzo Meyiwa trial: Forensic officer admits to guessing in his initial testimony

Eye Witness News 05 Sep 2023
Warrant Officer Thabo Mosia was back on the witness stand on Tuesday for further cross-examination. JOHANNESBURG - A forensic police officer in the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial has admitted to guessing when he gave his initial testimony before the Pretoria High Court.

SAPS to honour slain police officers and reservists

Eye Witness News 03 Sep 2023
The annual National Commemoration Day will be held in Pretoria on Sunday to honour 34 police officers and reservists who died in the line of duty between April 2022 and March 2023 ... This while marking the annual National Commemoration Day in Pretoria.

News24 | 'Deadly attacks on police are on the rise' - Ramaphosa, SAPS top cops ...

News24 03 Sep 2023
President Cyril Ramaphosa, Police Minister Bheki Cele, Police Commissioner Fannie Masemola and hundreds of police officers gathered at the Union Building in Pretoria on Sunday to commemorate 34 police officers who died in the line of duty ... .

Exploring a country of two agricultures

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Sep 2023
On the sunny morning of 5 April 2021, when the Covid-19 pandemic had provided a breather following a sharp wave of infection, I drove from my office at the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa in Pretoria to a farm in Bronkhorstspruit ... east of Pretoria in Gauteng.

Meyiwa murder trial: Ballistic expert says he found evidence of 2 shots fired

Eye Witness News 30 Aug 2023
JOHANNESBURG - The ballistics expert testifying in the Senzo Meyiwa trial has told the Pretoria High Court that he could find evidence of only two shots fired at the scene of the football star's murder. Lieutenant colonel Christian Mangena has testified at the Pretoria High Court on Wednesday.

Meyiwa murder trial: Defence wants witness to return and clarify discrepancies

Eye Witness News 24 Aug 2023
JOHANNESBURG - Warrant officer Thabo Mosia is set to be called back to court after the defence in the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial identified inconsistencies in his testimony. Mosia, who is a forensic officer, concluded his testimony this week after he was called to the stand at the Pretoria High Court.