‘There Will Be Less Violence If Our Children Have Something to Do After School’

[GroundUp] The lack of resources for young people in poor communities often leads to them to joining gangs and doing drugs. This was the view of several people who spoke out at the third annual Policing and Social Justice Dialogue on Thursday.

[GroundUp] The lack of resources for young people in poor communities often leads to them to joining gangs and doing drugs. This was the view of several people who spoke out at the third annual Policing and Social Justice Dialogue on Thursday.

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Stop Firearm Violence Campaign At Glebelands Hostel

[SAPS] Umlazi SAPS members who are passionate about the community they serve embark on a crime awareness campaign “STOP FIREARM VIOLENCE” at Glebelands Hostel. The Police members went from door to door, visiting all residents who were home during the c…

[SAPS] Umlazi SAPS members who are passionate about the community they serve embark on a crime awareness campaign "STOP FIREARM VIOLENCE" at Glebelands Hostel. The Police members went from door to door, visiting all residents who were home during the course of the day. The aim of the campaign was to sensitize the community with regards to effects of firearm violence and why they should report illegal firearms to police.

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President Jacob Zuma Appoints Members of Judicial Service Commission

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section of 178 (1) (e) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, appointed Advocate Jennifer Cane SC and Advocate Daluxolo Mpofu SC as members of the Judicial Service Commission with im…

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section of 178 (1) (e) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, appointed Advocate Jennifer Cane SC and Advocate Daluxolo Mpofu SC as members of the Judicial Service Commission with immediate effect.

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Refugee Film Makers Dare to Dream Big

[CAJ News] Nairobi -LIFE is never comfortable growing up in a refugee camp. It is a life of poverty, limited access to education, lack of access to sporting or recreational facilities and few opportunities. Hopelessness and misery abound. This is a rea…

[CAJ News] Nairobi -LIFE is never comfortable growing up in a refugee camp. It is a life of poverty, limited access to education, lack of access to sporting or recreational facilities and few opportunities. Hopelessness and misery abound. This is a reality thousands of people have known for decades in Kenya's sprawling refugee camps, including the northwestern Kakuma, whose population has leaped 183 500. However, challenges have not deterred a group of refugees from channel their creativity into something meaningful by tellin

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Police Make a Major Breakthrough On the Arrest of the Trio Crime Syndicate

[SAPS] The determination and relentless efforts by the police to fight against incidents of Trio Crimes in this Province, paid off when a crime syndicate was cracked which was terrorising members of the communities especially the off campus resident pl…

[SAPS] The determination and relentless efforts by the police to fight against incidents of Trio Crimes in this Province, paid off when a crime syndicate was cracked which was terrorising members of the communities especially the off campus resident places of the University of Limpopo at Mankweng and Thohoyandou Policing areas these week.

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Spring Cleaning – Business Gets Serious On Corruption, Incompetence

[Daily Maverick] In a stunning indictment of two of the country’s most significant parastatals, Business Leadership South Africa took the unprecedented step on Thursday of effectively expelling Transnet and Eskom from its membership. Citing the bodies’…

[Daily Maverick] In a stunning indictment of two of the country's most significant parastatals, Business Leadership South Africa took the unprecedented step on Thursday of effectively expelling Transnet and Eskom from its membership. Citing the bodies' corruption and poor governance as fundamentally at odds with the value of the organisation, BLSA CEO Bonang Mohale delivered blistering criticism while announcing the suspension. Mohale made one thing clear: amid much heat directed at private companies, government is still l

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