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.

Violent crime harms SA economy

2013-06-18 09:27

The government has acknowledged that high levels of violent crime in South Africa are having a significant negative impact on the country's economy.

DA wants list of national key points

2013-03-11 17:13

The DA says it will make sure Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa provides a full list of national key points.

DA: Mthethwa not serious about crisis

2013-03-06 20:26

The police minister does not take the latest crisis in the SA Police Service seriously as he was not in the National Assembly to reply to questions, the DA says.

Crime intel in Mangaung unnecessary - DA

2012-12-09 18:35

There is no need for 40 crime intelligence agents to be deployed in Mangaung ahead of the ANC's elective conference, the Democratic Alliance says.

DA voting completed

2012-11-25 11:11

The DA's federal congress in Boksburg has concluded its election with results to follow shortly.


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.

Dept to challenge Ombudsman

2013-06-24 21:30

The communications department will apply for leave to appeal against the Press Ombudsman's decision to dismiss Minister Dina Pule's three complaints against the Sunday Times.

DA: Probe Guptas' abuse of state resources

2013-04-30 16:19

The Gupta family's use of the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria constitutes an abuse of state resources and should be investigated, the DA says.

Police dept dismisses claims about Mthethwa

2013-03-07 13:38

The police ministry has dismissed Democratic Alliance claims that Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and his deputy Maggie Sotyu "do not take their jobs seriously".

DA: Police brutality not taken seriously

2013-03-01 14:36

The Democratic Alliance has accused national police commissioner Riah Phiyega of not taking police brutality seriously.

SA distrusts SAPS - DA

2012-11-25 14:35

The SA Police Service is mismanaged by a "top-heavy, frequently inexperienced hierarchy" created by disgraced former police commissioner Bheki Cele, the Democratic Alliance has said.

DA backs protector, points finger at Zuma

2011-07-22 17:34

It is up to President Jacob Zuma, not Parliament, to ensure steps are taken against "those found guilty of misconduct", the Democratic Alliance says.

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