The following are news items in South African major news outlets on Sunday.

— The Progressive Professionals Forum (PPF) has welcomed the objectives stipulated in the revised Mining Charter by the Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Friday.

Although the new charter has been criticized by the Chamber of Mines, the PPF said on Saturday the document will bring transformation to the mining sector. (Eyewitness News)

— Only 733 of the more than 5,200 cases that the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) passed on to law enforcement agencies have been investigated in the past six years. This amounts to about only 14 percent.

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba conveyed these statistics in response to a Parliamentary question posed by David Maynier, Democratic Alliance (DA) spokesperson on finance last week. (Fin24)

— The South African Policing Union (SAPU) said on Saturday it is concerned that allowing former police officers to return to their previous roles could dampen the morale of workers.

Acting National Police Commissioner Lesetja Mothiba has invited former police officers who wish to re-join the SAPS to apply. (South African Broadcasting Corporation) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/