Actress and producer Sonia Mbele is standing up against violence after an alleged attack by Uyanda Mazibuko and Zamo Tshabalala, where both women’s wigs were yanked off. Mbele’s communication manager confirmed that legal action will be pursued, and she emphasized the importance of respecting personal boundaries and adhering to proper conduct. The incident was the result of a professional rivalry, and it serves as a reminder to respect personal boundaries and cultivate a culture of respect and mutual understanding.
On May 19, 2023, Minister in the Presidency, Ms. Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, will present the budget policy statement for the State Security Agency (SSA) to the National Assembly of Parliament in Committee Room S12A. This event will showcase the progress made by the SSA in the previous financial year and outline its targets for the 2023/24 financial year.
In recent years, South African schools have been plagued by a worrying trend of teachers engaging in assault and corporal punishment. The Eastern Cape province, in particular, has seen six teachers from different schools facing investigations for such offenses. Last year, three teachers were dismissed for similar misconduct, and another resigned earlier this year. The issue came to light again after an incident at Huku Senior Secondary School in Mandileni village, where three grade 12 students accused their principal of beating them.
International Firefighter’s Day is a special day that honors and celebrates the brave men and women who put their lives on the line every day to ensure the safety of our communities. This day recognizes the sacrifices they make and the dedication they have to their profession. The City of Cape Town’s Fire & Rescue Service is a prime example of this commitment, consistently demonstrating its unwavering dedication to keeping residents safe.
The recent assault of a 35yearold teacher by a Grade 9 learner in a Western Cape school has highlighted increased violence against teachers in South African schools. ## Statistics
The Easter weekend is a time of heightened activity and vigilance for law enforcement services in Cape Town. This year, the City’s law enforcement officers made 361 arrests, up from 332 in 2022, and issued 72,465 fines for various offences. The increase in arrests weekonweek, but also compared to the week of Easter last year, speaks to the efforts of staff when many of us were enjoying some downtime.
Three members of a notorious gang that terrorized people in three areas of South Africa have recently been found guilty and given a total of 705 years in jail. The three criminals, Calvin Congo Mabunda, Sibusiso Shamase Mkhwanazi, and Bhova Sticks Nkuna, were given their sentences by the South Gauteng High Court. They were found guilty on 19 charges, including murder, robbery, assault, attempted murder, possession of guns, ammo, and kidnapping.