Daily Archives: January 3, 2019

Alleged business burglary foiled in Kimberley

The Kimberley SAPS Flying Squad foiled an alleged business burglary in the evening of 2 January 2019. It is alleged that the three male suspects climbed onto the roof of a well-known shopping centre in the Kimberley CBD and proceeded to cut an aerial and the wires of the alarm system.

Community members alerted the police and the Flying Squad responded in a flash. The men were arrested for attempted business burglary and police also found and confiscated bags with business burglary equipment from the suspects. The investigation continues.

Source: South African Police Service

News: Limpopo Police arrest suspect for trio crimes

The Police in Limpopo are continuing to make positive inroads in the fight against Trio and other serious crimes, through the ongoing joint operations in all the Clusters.In Makhado outside Thohoyandou, a 40-year-old man was arrested for possession of counterfeit money at the local filling…

Suspect arrested for possession of Tik in Steenberg

Vigilant members on patrol arrested 28-year-old suspect for possession of tik in Steenberg.On Wednesday 02 January 2019, at about 18:15, whilst doing patrols in St Ambrose Circle, St Montague Village, Steenberg, members of the Steenberg Crime Prevention Unit noticed a suspicious looking man in the…

Class of 2018 achieves 78.2% pass rate

The matric class of 2018, who sat for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination, has bagged a 78.2% pass rate.The pass rate, which is inclusive of the progressed learners, is a 3.1% improvement from the 75.1% achieved in 2017.However, with the progressed learners excluded, the…

NSFAS will no longer communicate via SMS

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has announced it will no longer communicate directly with students via SMS during the 2019 academic year.The decision, said NSFAS in a statement on Thursday, was effective immediately.The student financial aid scheme said it has also advised students…

Gauteng dominates 2018 NSC results

The Gauteng Education Department has dominated proceedings at the announcement of the 2018 National Senior Certificate (NSC) results on Thursday.During the ceremony, Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that Gauteng had pipped the Free State as the best performing province, achieving an 87.9% pass rate, an…