ARTICLES RELATING TO RIAH PHIYEGA

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.

Phiyega meets with Sanef

2014-03-29 08:30

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has met a delegation of the SA National Editors' Forum to discuss issues of mutual concern.

Police mum on Marikana 'fall guy'

2014-03-26 10:18

Police have declined to comment on testimony at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry that a police air wing commander was asked to take the blame for the deaths of 34 people in the Marikana shooting.

Man killed in PTA robbery

2014-03-14 12:10

A man has been killed and his wife robbed during a house robbery in Cullinan, east of Pretoria, Gauteng police say.

Popcru mourns Limpopo cops

2014-02-27 17:30

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union is mourning the four Limpopo police officers killed in an accident.

Police endure a lot of stress - Phiyega

2014-02-17 17:31

Social workers are helping police deal with the stresses they face, as a healthy police force is crucial in ensuring a safe and secure country, police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Top cop: Marikana decision not diarised

2014-02-11 18:38

A decision to disarm and arrest Marikana miners in August 2012 did not warrant a diary entry, North West police chief Lieutenant General Zukiswa Mbombo has said.

KZN cop died doing what he loved - Phiyega

2014-02-01 19:58

A KwaZulu-Natal policeman who was killed in a cash-in-transit robbery died doing what he loved, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Phiyega: Policing must be strengthened

2014-01-31 17:06

Policing needs to be strengthened following a series of protests across the country, police national commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Festive mood at opening of first police university

2014-01-30 14:11

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and police commissioner Riah Phiyega have official opened the country’s first police academy in Paarl, Western Cape.

Top cop outlines Marikana turbulence

2014-01-29 21:12

North West police chief has recalled details about events leading up to the Marikana shooting in 2012.

Sanef wants probe into photographer's death

2014-01-23 16:33

The SA National Editors Forum says police should probe the shooting of a photographer, allegedly by police and an alleged assault on a journalist by police.

Removal of top cop 'part of restructuring'

2014-01-17 08:39

The removal of the Western Cape acting head of crime intelligence is part of the restructuring of the crime intelligence service, a police official says.

Police probe top cop's death

2013-12-24 23:04

An investigation has been launched into the death of the police inspectorate's divisional commissioner, Lieutenant General Layton Mzondeki "Sean" Tshabalala.

Senior Eastern Cape cop killed

2013-12-18 18:39

A senior Eastern Cape police officer has been shot and killed at her home in Elliotdale, King William's Town, police say.

Krejcir to face the music

2013-11-24 21:52

All eyes will be on the Alberton Magistrate's Court when Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and an associate, who is yet to be named, will appear on charges of kidnapping and assault.

Krejcir must be hospitalised - doctor

2013-11-24 19:58
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Czech businessman and fugitive Radovan Krejcir, who was arrested at the weekend, needs to be hospitalised immediately, a doctor has told eNCA.

Radovan Krejcir arrest significant

2013-11-23 19:39

The arrest of Czech businessman Radovan Krejcir was a major breakthrough for the SA Police Service which followed lengthy multi-team investigations.

Phiyega: Krejcir arrest related to June incident

2013-11-23 13:00

National police commisioner Riah Phiyega says that Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and an associate were arrested in relation to the kidnapping and assault of an East Rand man.

Police: Zulu has top security clearance

2013-11-14 15:25

A police spokesperson says acting head of crime intelligence Bongiwe Zulu has top security clearance, refuting claims in a newspaper report that she is not authorised to see top secret documents.

Top cops have full confidence in Phiyega

2013-11-14 10:29

Provincial police commissioners say they have full confidence in national commissioner Riah Phiyega's ability to perform her job, and the Ipid investigation into her is not impacting the management of crime.

AfriForum wins court order against Phiyega

2013-11-08 18:17

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has granted AfriForum an urgent order against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega and the SA Professional Firearms Trainers Council.

Screw the 'blue light protocol'

2013-11-04 07:30

First SA's top cop told us "don't stop". Now there's a protocol for 'blue light' police. JANINE-LEE GORDON had a taste of bullies with blue lights and thinks the protocol is a joke.

Phiyega denies asking cops for support

2013-10-31 22:23

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has denied asking SAPS members for their support in a probe against her.

ISS: Phiyega lacks experience

2013-10-31 14:17
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A lack of experience and a police service in crisis has marred Riah Phiyega's term as national commissioner, the Institute for Security Studies says.

 

Phiyega probe ongoing - IPID

2014-04-03 05:30

Police watchdog IPID has dismissed a report stating that an investigation into national police commissioner Riah Phiyega had been completed.

Phiyega told me of false claims - cop

2014-03-26 19:31

North West air wing commander Lieutenant Colonel Salmon Vermaak says he was confronted by national police chief Riah Phiyega with a set of false allegations as he prepared to testify about the Marikana shootings.

Cops downplay Khayelitsha report

2014-03-18 22:33

A damning report into policing in Khayelitsha has been downplayed by one of its authors at the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry.

1.8bn litres of alcohol seized in a year

2014-03-12 05:30

Gauteng police have reported that around 1.8 billion litres of illegally sold alcohol have been seized around the country in the 2012/13 financial year.

SAHRC, Phiyega meet over rights abuses

2014-02-23 19:13

Concerns about the police's use of force have been raised during a meeting between the SAHRC and national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, the commission says.

Policing operations on track - Phiyega

2014-02-17 11:46

Policing operations are on track to ensure that the country is kept safe and secure, police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Cops splash out on 'business meet'

2014-02-09 10:31
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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.

Police are under siege - Mthethwa

2014-01-31 23:05
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Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the escalation in public violence has put the police under siege.

Phiyega: Cop university to create special breed

2014-01-30 17:00

South Africa's first police university will create a "special breed" of officers, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Ramaphosa raised at Marikana inquiry

2014-01-30 13:16

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa made inquiries to Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa about unrest at Lonmin mine in Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

DA condemns Limpopo protest killings

2014-01-29 16:30

The DA in Limpopo has condemned the fatal shooting of two protesters by police in the province.

Farlam demands police co-operation

2014-01-18 16:01

National police chief Riah Phiyega may be called to explain why documents and a recording requested by evidence leaders at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry have not been supplied.

Phiyega shakes up crime intel unit

2014-01-17 07:02

The structure of crime intelligence in the SA Police Service has been changed, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

High heels and 9 other explanations for Nkandla upgrades

2013-12-19 15:47
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Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi, among others, has briefed the media on upgrades to Nkandla. They gave 10 explanations.

KZN to work with police - premier

2013-12-04 20:45

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu says the province will allocate more resources to the police to help fight crime.

Businessman admits he helped police chief

2013-11-24 20:00

Cape Town businessman Mohamed Salim Dawjee has admitted giving Western Cape police chief Arno Lamoer money to help him pay off a loan.

Kreijcir 'an embarrassment'

2013-11-24 10:20

The arrest of Czech crime boss Radovan Krejcir came after National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega ordered her top brass to arrest him as he had apparently become an “embarrassment” to the force.

All eyes on Krejcir court date

2013-11-23 15:00

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has declined to name either Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's co-accused, or the complainant in the case, but all is expected to be revealed when the pair appear in the Alberton Magistrate's Court.

Journalist assaulted by Zuma's VIP unit

2013-11-18 19:56
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A multimedia journalist has opened a charge against President Jacob Zuma's VIP protection unit after he was allegedly assaulted outside former president Nelson Mandela’s Houghton home.

Beeld to lay charges after picture row

2013-11-14 14:34

Beeld newspaper intends laying criminal charges after its team was allegedly harassed for taking pictures of a restaurant frequented by Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir.

Top brass under fire in the W Cape

2013-11-10 08:24

Senior Western Cape police officers are being probed for corruption, racketeering and money-laundering, while a local businessman, known for his generosity, appears to be at the centre of the scandal.

Crime stats incorrect - ISS

2013-11-06 16:39
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SAPS have used the wrong population figures to work out crime ratios for the 2012/2013 crime statistics, the Institute for Security Studies says.

Apartheid law invoked for Phiyega

2013-11-03 14:25

Crime intelligence divisional commissioner Major-General Bongiwe Zulu has sent a media organisation a letter threatening legal action in terms of an apartheid-era law over reports published relating to police chief General Riah Phiyega’s alleged conversation around a drug case.

Phiyega probe will be compromised - Sapu

2013-10-31 18:29

The SA Policing Union says that the probe into alleged misconduct by national police commissioner Riah Phiyega will be compromised if she is not suspended.

Phiyega seeks support from police - report

2013-10-31 09:25

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has distributed an e-mail to members of the SA Police Service asking them for support as pressure for her to be suspended mounts, according to a report.

 
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