The Constitution of South Africa clearly states that the South African Police Service (SAPS) has a responsibility to prevent, combat and investigate crime, maintain public order, protect and secure the inhabitants of the Republic and their property, uphold and enforce the law, create a safe and secure environment for all people in South Africa, prevent anything that may threaten the safety or security of any community, investigate any crimes that threaten the safety or security of any community, ensure criminals are brought to justice and participate in efforts to address the causes of crime. 426 more words
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On this day, the 10th of December 1996 then President of South Africa, the much loved mofu Nelson Mandela signed the Constitution of the republic in Sharpeville Soweto, where in 1960, scores of black people were shot and killed by the apartheid police after thousands gathered at the Sharpeville police station in protest against pass laws which prevented them from working or living in certain parts of the country. 826 more words
15 Nov 2016
The President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma, accompanied by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Adv Michael Masutha, will lead the 20th anniversary celebrations of the South African Constitution on 10 December 2016 in Sharpeville, Vereeniging, Gauteng. 262 more words
2015 Tierney Fellow Tsepo Gumbi takes a new look at Sharpeville in a new solo exhibition at the Market Photo Workshop
Re-Imagining Sharpeville – a solo exhibition by 2015 Tierney Fellow Tsepo Gumbi runs at the Photo Workshop Gallery at The Market until August 28.
His exhibition is a visual investigation of contemporary Sharpeville. 430 more words