Minstrels unite society - Mthethwa

2015-01-18 07:42

The annual Cape Town minstrels parade has a role to play in the construction of a united society, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Glenister loses Hawks case

2014-11-27 16:21

The Constitutional Court has dismissed Hugh Glenister's application, with costs, for leave to appeal a high court's refusal to declare provisions of the SAPS Amendment Act unconstitutional.

Plug pulled on Zwelithini’s R300m project

2014-11-16 12:47

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has pulled the plug on construction of a R300m cultural precinct near Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s Enyokeni Palace in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

Nothing wrong with Ramaphosa's calls - lawyer

2014-11-13 14:18

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa did nothing wrong when he phoned former police minister Nathi Mthethwa for police intervention at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Mthethwa extends deadline for language unit

2014-10-31 22:34

The deadline for the creation of units to draw up policies allowing the public to get information in official languages, has been extended, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

National crime stats to be announced

2014-09-19 05:32

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko is expected to release the 2013/2014 annual crime statistics in Pretoria.

Minister becomes victim of Facebook ID theft

2014-09-02 16:40

Another minister - the third in the space of two months - has been the victim of stolen identity after a Facebook profile purporting to be his, was created.

Nakasa receives hero's welcome

2014-08-19 16:26

Anti-apartheid journalist Nathaniel Nakasa's mortal remains have arrived at Durban's King Shaka International Airport accompanied by Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Mdluli charge sheet alleges love triangle assault

2014-08-11 17:54

Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli allegedly went to extreme lengths between 1997 and 1999 to find out where his former lover Tshidi Buthelezi and her husband where hiding.

Govt launches R34m patriotism drive

2014-07-17 20:16

The government will spend R34m to have the South African flag flying at every school and teach everyone to sing the national anthem, the arts and culture ministry says.

We apologised for Marikana - Mthethwa

2014-07-15 20:16

The government has repeatedly apologised for the death of Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Mthethwa asked about 'anarchists' remark

2014-07-15 14:46

Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa has been asked whether he had referred to striking miners as anarchists, at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria.

Marikana was a tragedy, says Mthethwa

2014-07-14 14:12

The shootings and deaths at Marikana should not have happened in a democratic South Africa, and "something terribly wrong took place there", former police minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Mthethwa starts testifying at Marikana inquiry

2014-07-14 10:57

Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa has started testifying on the role of the SA Police Service during the Marikana strike, at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Ramaphosa, Mthethwa to testify at Marikana inquiry

2014-07-03 19:00

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former police minister Nathi Mthethwa will testify at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry this month.

Zuma set to announce cabinet

2014-05-25 07:59

President Jacob Zuma is set to announce his cabinet this morning and is reportedly planning a major shakeup of his security cluster.

Mthethwa speaks to Marikana residents

2014-05-15 13:01

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has arrived in Mmaditlokwe, near Marikana in North West to address disgruntled residents following the arrest of 16 people for public violence.

North West residents demand release of protesters

2014-05-14 19:46

Residents of Mmaditlokwe near Marikana in the North West have burned tyres and blockaded roads, demanding the release of 16 people arrested for public violence.

Police will arrest strike leaders - Mthethwa

2014-05-14 15:31

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the police will arrest leaders of the campaign of intimidation at the mines within hours.

Man claims nearly R2m from Mthethwa

2014-05-09 21:27

A law firm says a complainant is claiming almost R2m in damages for a wrongful arrest from Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Zuma: Hawks must have some govt control

2014-05-04 13:06

President Jacob Zuma has suggested accountability would be lost if a Constitutional Court bid to have the Hawks declared an autonomous unit from the police was successful.

Mthethwa: Criminality in North West not tolerated

2014-04-28 22:18

Wanton and senseless criminal activity in the North West would not be tolerated and the police should act swiftly to arrest criminals, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has said.

Arrest illegal miners - Mthethwa

2014-04-26 06:42

The police have a duty to arrest illegal miners, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says at the launch of the Free State Mine Crime Combating Forum in Welkom.

Minister promises high security on election day

2014-04-25 05:30

Police will be out in full force in Manenberg on election day, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has told residents of Cape Town's gang-plagued township.

Minister: Call for spoilt-vote treacherous

2014-04-14 14:38

Government says those calling on voters to spoil their ballots in next month's elections are being "irresponsible and treacherous”.


Mdluli trial to be heard in June

2014-12-05 11:41

The trial of former police crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli will be heard in June, the High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge, has ruled.

Probe into R300m arts project under way

2014-11-17 12:02

The arts and culture ministry has said an investigation into a now-halted R300m project near Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's Enyokeni Palace in Nongoma is under way.

Mthethwa not highest paid official - NEF

2014-11-14 07:00

The National Empowerment Fund has rejected allegations from the DA that its CEO Philisiwe Mthethwa is probably the highest paid public official in the country.

Mthethwa: At R5.2m SA's best paid official?

2014-11-13 12:44

National Empowerment Fund head Philisiwe Mthethwa may well be the highest-paid public official, taking home more than R5.2m last year, claims the DA.

Van Wyk son of the soil - Mthethwa

2014-10-05 16:50

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says author Chris van Wyk, who has passed away, was a creative intellectual who used his talent to fight apartheid.

Nakasa reburial closes a tragic chapter, says Mthethwa

2014-09-13 14:32

The reburial of anti-apartheid journalist Nat Nakasa closed a tragic chapter of South Africa's history, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has said.

'Native from nowhere' welcomed home

2014-08-19 21:12

Nat Nakasa's repatriation has served as a sad reminder of the harsh racial politics of the past, but also as an opportunity to celebrate SA's democratic advances, Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Mthethwa to bring back Nakasa's remains

2014-08-12 14:42

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has led a delegation to the US to bring back the remains of renowned anti-apartheid journalist Nat Nakasa.

Ramaphosa to testify at Farlam Commission

2014-08-11 06:12

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will testify at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana shootings in Pretoria.

Miners want Mr X at Marikana hearings

2014-07-16 05:00

Miners injured and arrested during the 2012 unrest in Marikana want enigmatic police witness, identified only as Mr X, to testify in person, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Ramaphosa, Mthethwa 'should explain Marikana'

2014-07-15 16:01

Families of Lonmin mineworkers killed at Marikana want Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former police minister Nathi Mthethwa to explain how their relatives were slain.

Mthethwa back at Marikana inquiry

2014-07-15 06:46

Cross-examination of former police minister Nathi Mthethwa is expected to continue at the Marikana commission of inquiry, sitting in Centurion.

Mthethwa: No political pressure over Marikana

2014-07-14 12:18

Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa has denied he was under political pressure to intervene in the deadly mining strike at Marikana in Rustenburg two years ago.

Ramaphosa, Mthethwa to attend WWI commemoration

2014-07-04 09:16

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa will attend the commemoration of the battle of Delville Wood in France, the presidency says.

More public order police needed - Sapu

2014-06-19 20:03

The SA Policing Union says public order policing units need to be beefed up to effectively deal with more strikes.

North West protesters released

2014-05-15 19:36

Sixteen people arrested for public violence in Mmaditlokwe, near Marikana, North West, have been released.

Marikana residents gather for Mthethwa

2014-05-15 11:11

Residents of Mmaditlokwe, near Marikana in North West, have begun gathering in a field ahead of a visit by Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Police won't withdraw from Marikana - Mthethwa

2014-05-14 18:00

The police won't withdraw from the troubled platinum belt area says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa, adding that anarchy won't be allowed.

Mthethwa condemns killing of miners

2014-05-12 20:49

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has condemned the killing of three miners in the platinum belt near Rustenburg, North West.

Mthethwa: Hard work securing elections paid off

2014-05-08 16:22

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has expressed his satisfaction with the safety of the 2014 elections.

Police patrol Freedom Park ahead of Mthethwa visit

2014-04-30 14:05

Police have gathered near a taxi rank in Freedom Park near Rustenburg ahead of Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's visit in the area.

Mthethwa welcomes Icasa decision on DA ad

2014-04-26 18:10

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has welcomed a decision to uphold a complaint by the SAPS regarding a DA election advert that contains a photo of a police officer shooting rubber bullets.

Fewer high-risk election areas - Mthethwa

2014-04-25 07:50

There are fewer high-risk election areas this year compared to past elections, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has said while visiting Manenberg in Cape Town.

Cops targeting drug 'demons' - Mthethwa

2014-04-16 22:42

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says SAPS have turned their focus to catching more druglords along with the average petty drug dealers.

Public misled over criminal records - union

2014-04-12 07:35

The South African public is being misled over the dismissal of 1 017 police officers from the SA Police Service for having criminal records, the SA Policing Union says.

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