Johannesburg A 38-year-old suspected drug mule was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport after flying in from So Paulo, Brazil “[The] woman was being monitored after intelligence was provided that she will be arriving into the country from So Paulo with drugs,” police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said. “This was until she started to show signs of discomfort,” Naidoo added, saying that the woman was taken to a local hospital for x-rays.
Johannesburg The Independent Police Investigative Directorate and Parliament's police portfolio committee have expressed confidence in newly-appointed national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khehla Sitole, but the DA is less enthused. On Wednesday, the committee said it was confident that newly-appointed national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khehla Sitole will bring stability to the police force.
On 9 November 2017, the Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa and the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Suppliers held an association meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa. What made this a landmark event was the signing of a reciprocal membership agreement between the two organisations, which will benefit them as well as EXSA's members.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions is seeking to alter the balance of power in its alliance with the ruling African National Congress and wants the party to change its constitution to limit the president's power to reshuffle the nation's cabinet. “The ANC constitution must be amended to tell the president of the ANC what he can do,” Bheki Ntshalintshali, the general secretary of the country's biggest labor group, said in an interview at Bloomberg's Johannesburg office on Tuesday.
At its CEC meeting, Satawu's deputy Zacharia Mosothoane resigned with immediate effect after Matlou's opening address, in which she said the union was on a downward spiral and the entire leadership was to blame. The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union has suspended its general secretary Zenzo Mahlangu after he was deported to Mozambique and refused entry into South Africa for five years.
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