MPs want police commissioners to face inquiry over Phiyega support

2015-11-11 15:32

Parliament's police committee wants a board of inquiry to be established to look into the actions of provincial and divisional commissioners, who openly declared their support for suspended head Riah Phiyega.

Nyanga to get boost in police numbers - Sotyu

2015-10-27 17:59

The Nyanga police cluster will get over 100 new officers and satellite police stations in a bid to curb the high crime rate in the area, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu says.

Deal harshly with cop killers - Popcru

2015-08-07 18:09

People who kill police officers need to be dealt with harshly, the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says.

Most police killings in Western Cape, Gauteng - Sotyu

2015-07-31 17:00

Most of the police killings committed in the country this year have taken place in the Western Cape and Gauteng, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu says.

Minister’s daughter scores top job

2015-07-12 06:44

The daughter of a deputy minister has landed herself a top job at the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, apparently without having the required qualifications and experience.

Crime stats set to be released

2014-09-15 18:41

The 2013/2014 annual crime statistics are due to be released, it has been announced.

Our ministers' hot wheels

2013-09-08 17:47

Ministers and their deputies have been buying cheaper cars than they did four years ago, but they’re still not buying bargain basement specials.

Uproot corrupt police recruitment - Sotyu

2013-01-21 18:53

More needs to be done to prevent corruption in the SA Police Service's recruitment process, Deputy Police Minister Makhotso Maggie Sotyu says.

Not a time for blame, says Zuma

2012-08-17 20:24

President Jacob Zuma has said that it is not is not an occasion for blame, finger-pointing or recrimination, as he announced that s shooting that left 34 people dead in the North West. will be probed.

Criminals warned: Fight continues

2012-06-10 22:27

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the fight against crime continues, despite recent upheavals in the top police structure.


Most illicit cigarettes now made in SA - Sotyu

2015-11-10 21:13

Most illicit cigarettes are no longer smuggled into the country, but are produced by manufacturers in South Africa, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu says.

New police station planned for Masiphumelele - deputy minister

2015-09-09 20:00

A satellite police station has been earmarked and is being prioritised for Masiphumelele, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu has told a public meeting in Cape Town.

We will get you, deputy police minister warns cop killers

2015-08-07 16:48

Killing a police officer must be regarded as one of the most serious crimes, deputy police Minister Maggie Sotyu says.

Cop watchdog calls on spooks to probe leak

2015-07-19 17:02

Acting police watchdog head Israel Kgamanyane has threatened to bring in spooks to identify the “mole” who leaked confidential documents that revealed the daughter of Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu was apparently appointed to a top job without having the required qualifications or experience.

SA media in firing line for xenophobia coverage

2015-04-24 21:02

Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu has launched a scathing attack on local media houses for the way they covered the recent violent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals across the country.

Cops splash out on 'business meet'

2014-02-09 10:31

Despite a recent edict by National Treasury to cut down on spending, police management have blown millions of rands on a three-day jaunt to Durban for 1 500 senior police officers.

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.

Police not manipulating stats - Sotyu

2012-10-19 08:15

The police ministry does not manipulate crime statistics as they are calculated in line with international standards, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu says.

Mthethwa to introduce new top cop to SA

2012-06-14 07:28

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa will introduce new police commissioner General Mangwashi Victoria "Riah" Phiyega to the media at a ceremony.

Dictator Kim Il Sung compared to Mandela

2012-04-22 18:00

Deputy minister of police, Maggie Sotyu, has compared the deceased former leader of North Korea, Kim Il Sung, to ex-president Nelson Mandela, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

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