October, 2017

 

City Power contractor arrested for soliciting bribe

An official from a contractor providing electricity disconnection services to City Power has been arrested for corruption. Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba said on Saturday the woman had tried to solicit a bribe of R3,000 from a resident in Midrand, north of Johannesburg.    She is to appear in the Midrand Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, where she would face a charge of fraud.


Murdered boy, 5, told dad’s partner who attacked him – police

A 5-year-old boy managed to tell his father’s girlfriend who had attacked him before he died of his injuries in a Johannesburg hospital, Gauteng police said on Saturday. A 35-year-old man is expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Monday on a murder charge following the death of his son. The boy succumbed to his injuries after arriving at a local hospital on Friday, police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubela told News24.


Credit card fraud – 10 tips to protect against it

  Presented by Standard Bank Credit card fraud – 10 tips to protect against it Vicky Sidler14 September 2017 196 shares Credit cards have made payments quick, easy, and convenient, and they can be used to make online purchases, pay for parking, and much more. Nevertheless, it has also become riskier these days as attackers can gain your identity and credit or debit card information to make purchases. Being proactive to secure your credit and debit cards is, therefore, critical. Here are 10 important tips to consider when using yourRead More


Greater effort needed to rid SAPS of cops involved in crime

Efforts need to be intensified to rid the South African Police Service (SAPS) of police officers involved in crime and thus terrorising communities, the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) said on Sunday. The involvement of police officers in crime undermined the confidence that the public had in law enforcement, Sanco national spokesman Jabu Mahlangu said. READ: War on corruption must first be won within SAPS: Sanco This followed the arrest of three police officers and five other suspects by the Gauteng SAPS trio crimes task team (house and business robberies,Read More


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