Category Archives: South Africa

Government withdraws from Mangaung prison

Government withdraws from Mangaung prison 2014-07-14 22:05 (Conrad Bornman, Volksblad) Related Links Mangaung prison deal a bad decision, Parly told Mangaung prison injections defended Mangaung prison probe nears completion Johannesburg – Correctional services will withdraw from Mangaung prison outside Bloemfontein, … Continue reading

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The South African Defence Review (2012) and Private Military/Security Companies (PMSCs): Heralding a Shift from Prohibition to Regulation?

The South African Defence Review (2012) and Private Military/Security Companies (PMSCs): Heralding a Shift from Prohibition to Regulation? Laurence Juma Rhodes University – Law James Tsabora Rhodes University December 10, 2013 Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2013 … Continue reading

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Security industry steps up pressure on ownership law

Security industry steps up pressure on ownership law Business Day Wyndham Hartley By WYNDHAM HARTLEY 23 May 2014 Parliamentary Editor CAPE TOWN — The private security industry this week continued to ratchet up the pressure on President Jacob Zuma not … Continue reading

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Regulation of private security is in SA’s interests

Focus Regulation of private security is in SA’s interests Business Day By NATHI MTHETHWA 20 May 2014 Regulation of private security is in SA’s interests OVER the past few decades, governments around the world have wrestled with the implications of … Continue reading

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Private security bill ‘will harm SA’

Private security bill ‘will harm SA’ May 1 2014 at 07:42pm By Wiseman Khuzwayo. Independent Newspapers. Herman Mashaba lambastes the government for rushing through controversial bills that he says will harm the economy irreparably. Photo: Timothy Bernard. Johannesburg – Leading … Continue reading

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Are Foreign-Owned Private Security Companies a Threat to South Africa’s National Security?

Are Foreign-Owned Private Security Companies a Threat to South Africa’s National Security? [analysis] All Africa By by Johan Burger, Senior Researcher, and Gareth Newham, Head, Governance, Crime and Justice Division, Iss Pretoria 15 April 2014 12:00 Apr 15, 2014 (Institute … Continue reading

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Crime-Busting G4S Faces South Africa Private Security Curbs

  Crime-Busting G4S Faces South Africa Private Security Curbs   By Mike Cohen Apr 7, 2014 8:01 AM ET Photographer: Dean Hutton/Bloomberg “In no way can we have conflict that destroys the economy,” Zuma said yesterday in his… Read More … Continue reading

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The South African Defence Review (2012) and private military/security companies (PMSCs): heralding a shift from prohibition to regulation?

The South African Defence Review (2012) and private military/security companies (PMSCs): heralding a shift from prohibition to regulation? The South African Defence Review (2012) and private military/security …

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ANOTHER “EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES” SURFACES…

Monday, March 3, 2014 ANOTHER “EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES” SURFACES… They seem to pop up all over the world so it was not too much of a surprise to find that another “Executive Outcomes” has surfaced  - this time in South Africa … Continue reading

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Decision to pass Private Security Bill is ill-informed

Decision to pass Private Security Bill is ill-informed Wednesday 26 February 2014 06:30 SAPA The Freedom Front Plus opposed the bill on the basis that it would lead to security companies closing shop and jobs being lost in the sector.(SABC) … Continue reading

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