Phiyega told to ‘go home and reflect’ on controversial SMS

2015-08-20 12:08

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega must “go reflect” on the text message that she sent to a member of Parliament.

Assembly lacks quorum to pass revenue bill

2015-03-12 21:18

The National Assembly has failed to pass the Division of Revenue Bill because it lacked the required quorum of 201 members.

SA murder rate reflective of 'a war zone'

2014-09-19 14:43

The murder rate in the country is reflective of "what one would expect in a war zone", DA MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard has said after the release of the 2013/14 crime statistics.

Charged fraud cops not suspended

2013-10-02 20:38

Close to 900 police officers have been charged with fraud and corruption in the past financial year, but only 22 have been suspended from service.

Claims Gaddafi henchman in SA

2013-06-02 21:49

The DA claims former Libyan political heavyweight Bashir Saleh, Muammar Gaddafi's chief of staff, has been seen several times in SA.

Outrage as Anene suspect walks free

2013-05-21 22:34

The withdrawal of charges in the Bredasdorp Magistrate's Court against one of the men accused of raping and killing teenager Anene Booysen, has been condemned by the DA.

DA shocked by police brutality

2013-03-15 17:27

The DA says it is shocked by the latest case of alleged police brutality, in which a court interpreter was dragged alongside a car for 100m in Setlopo Village, Mahikeng.

Committee passes weapons bill

2013-03-12 18:36

A bill giving police more power against the carrying of dangerous weapons in public has been adopted by Parliament's portfolio committee on police.

Security bill stays - police committee

2012-11-08 13:44

The National Assembly police committee has rejected DA claims that the private security industry regulation amendment bill is to be withdrawn.

Police taken to task over domestic violence

2012-10-18 22:46

Police management has been roasted for failing to act against neglect within its ranks to enforce the Domestic Violence Act, 14 years after it was passed.


Malema has a new DA 'white madam'

2015-06-09 21:41

EFF leader Julius Malema has called DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard a 'white madam' after she tweeted a question about his whereabouts in Parliament.

DA opposes private security bill

2015-01-28 19:15

The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority Amendment Bill should not be signed into law because it breaches the Bill of Rights, the DA says.

Huge opposition to McBride choice

2013-11-12 16:15

Opposition parties have criticised a decision to recommend former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride as head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

DNA bill approved

2013-08-22 18:01

The so-called DNA bill is one step closer to being signed into law after the National Assembly passed it.

Cops say no need to panic over protests

2013-05-28 22:17

The public has no need to panic about an administrative protest by Popcru-aligned police members, police say, adding that contingency plans are in place.

Answers sought over al-Qaeda probe

2013-05-13 14:36

The DA says it wants answers on why a reported probe into al-Qaeda activities in South Africa was stopped, adding that South Africans "deserve an explanation".

DA wants plan to tackle SAPS lawsuits

2013-03-12 22:33

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa must come up with a detailed plan to tackle a surge in lawsuits against the police, the Democratic Alliance says.

Key points must stay secret - ministry

2013-03-11 22:33

Disclosing the country's national key points is a security risk, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's office says.

Police committee sends back security bill

2012-11-07 20:20

The DA has welcomed the unanimous decision by the police portfolio committee to send the private security industry regulation amendment bill back to law advisers and the police secretariat.

Saps liabilities increasing - DA

2012-10-17 22:29

Financial liabilities and lawsuits incurred by police have quadrupled in the past six years, the Democratic Alliance says.

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