Crime stats: ‘It’s just getting worse’

2015-09-29 18:20

On average 49 people are murdered in South Africa "each and every day", a figure that politicians say is “catastrophic” and “getting worse”.

Phiyega shouldn't be Marikana scapegoat - DA

2015-08-22 13:12

National police commissioner, Riah Phiyega should not go down alone for the events that unfolded in Marikana three years ago, the Democratic Alliance says.

I don't have Mdluli report - police minister

2015-04-13 15:29

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has not received a report on a probe conducted into former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli, his office says.

DA repeats call for Phiyega to go

2014-06-17 17:05

The DA has repeated its call for national police commissioner Riah Phiyega to be replaced by someone "up to the task".

Leave Phiyega alone - ANC

2013-10-30 18:30

ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani says that calls for the suspension of national police commissioner Riah Phiyega are irresponsible.

IFP calls for Phiyega probe

2013-10-25 22:02

The IFP has called for an investigation into claims that national police commissioner Riah Phiyega defeated the ends of justice.

Ngcobo is Phiyega's second blunder: DA

2013-10-22 16:36

The DA says the discrepancies in the qualifications of acting head of crime intelligence Major General Chris Ngcobo is another blunder for police management.

MP cleared of breaching confidentiality

2013-10-17 19:04

DA MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard has been cleared of "breaching confidentiality" related to misconduct hearings against former communications minister Dina Pule.

Police have failed - DA

2013-09-19 18:08

The DA says that the police have failed to reassure people that they are winning the war against crime.

Cop anti-corruption unit welcomed

2013-07-12 21:56

The DA has welcomed the rebirth of the anti-corruption unit within the SA Police Service.


Murder stats like those of a country at war - MP

2015-09-29 13:34

The latest crime statistics show that murders have increased for the third year in a row, figures one would expect from a country at war, says the DA’s Dianne Kohler-Barnard.

Phiyega sent SMS - police

2015-08-19 11:16

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega did send an SMS to DA MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard telling her "I am not made by you and cannot be undone by you", police have confirmed.

Crime stat claim 'political claptrap' - DA

2014-06-19 22:42

The DA says claims that the rate of murders and other serious crimes have dropped in South Africa is "political claptrap”.

Bill targets majority stake in security firms

2014-02-25 22:39

Foreign owned private security companies would be compelled to sell 51% of their shares to South Africans, according to a newly passed amendment bill.

DA calls for Phiyega's suspension

2013-10-29 22:00

The DA says that national police commissioner Riah Phiyega must be suspended pending the outcome of a probe into allegations that she defeated the ends of justice.

IPID to evaluate charges against Phiyega

2013-10-25 16:02

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has confirmed that it has received allegations of defeating the ends of justice against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

DA mulls action against ANC whip

2013-10-17 22:00

MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard says the DA was consulting its legal team about possible action against ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani.

Fire failing managers, Phiyega told

2013-10-11 20:31

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has been told in Parliament to fire all her senior management staff if they failed to improve their performance.

DA orders ANC chief whip to apologise

2013-08-28 17:01

The DA says ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani must apologise for accusing DA MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard of violating her oath of confidentiality.

DA wants swift action for criminal cops

2013-07-01 14:29

The DA has called for fast and decisive action against criminal police officers at all levels of the police service.

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