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.

Illegal mining - foreigners major culprits

2012-01-06 22:08

Out of the 519 people arrested for illicit mining in November last year 419 were foreign nationals, Deputy Justice Minister Andries Nel and Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu have heard

SA, Chinese police hold talks

2011-05-30 14:17

The deputy police minister has held talks with her Chinese counterpart, aimed at strengthening co-operation on dealing with crime and crime syndicates.

Women 'junket' - only 7 ministers went

2011-03-28 22:43

Only seven ministers and 18 officials attended a UN gender commission summit in New York, while MPs and NGOs attended side-events, says Minister Lulu Xingwana's department.

Sotyu's comments show prejudice - Agri SA

2010-11-10 19:14

Examples given by Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu in her argument that courts are racist show she is prejudiced against whites and white commercial farmers, says Agri SA.


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.

Crime stats to be released

2011-09-05 14:43

South Africa's crime statistics for the last financial year will be released this week, says the ministry of police.

Probe rapes without fear - minister

2011-05-24 22:28

The Independent Complaints Directorate must investigate police rapes without fear or favour, says deputy minister of police Maggie Sotyu.

Minister praises police women's network

2010-11-23 11:27

The police's women's network is a fundamental resource in the fight against crime, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Criminal justice system 'racist'

2010-11-10 12:06

The new deputy police minister says SA's criminal justice system is racist and needs to be transformed, as black criminals are given harsher sentences than white criminals.

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