DA wants compensation fund for Marikana victims

2015-06-28 15:22

Parliament should be recalled this week for an urgent sitting to discuss the findings of the report on the Marikana killings, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

Fire Mthethwa, Phiyega over Marikana - Maimane

2015-06-28 14:08

Former Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and national police commissioner Riah Phiyega should be held accountable and fired over the Marikana killings, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says.

‘Phiyega won’t go quietly’

2015-06-27 08:21

The assumption that the potential sacking of national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega may have any effect on the police leadership throughout the country, including KwaZulu-Natal, may be a stretch, believes a KwaZulu-Natal police analyst.

Marikana police 'planned for bloodshed' – analyst

2015-06-26 17:57

An ISS Africa political analyst says the Farlam Commission’s report on the Marikana massacre shows police ignored their legal responsibility to avoid violence at all costs and "planned for bloodshed".

Phiyega to respond to Marikana findings next month

2015-06-26 08:21

The SA Police Service says it will make no public pronouncements about the Marikana inquiry report, but police commissioner Riah Phiyega will respond to the outcomes of the report by the end of July.

Phiyega must be suspended - IFP

2015-06-25 21:10

The Inkatha Freedom Party wants national police commissioner Riah Phiyega and all police officials involved in the 2012 Marikana shooting to be suspended with immediate effect.

Phiyega the 'largest victim' in Marikana report - Mpofu

2015-06-25 20:22

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega seems to be the biggest loser in the Marikana report, the miners' lawyer Dali Mpofu says.

Parliament, public misled on policing stats - report

2015-05-27 19:00

Police and government officials misled Parliament and the public by misconstruing data on "crowd incidents" to justify massive budget increases.

North West police chief to step down

2015-05-20 06:17

North West police commissioner, Lieutenant-General Zukiswa Mbombo, who was at the helm during the shooting of miners at Marikana, will be leaving the SA Police Service at the end of the month.

O'Sullivan lays complaint against Phiyega

2015-05-15 14:52

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has confirmed that he has laid a complaint against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.


Riah Phiyega will fall

2015-06-28 15:00

And so it ends in tears. The brief career of South Africa’s unlikeliest cop, that is.

Riah Phiyega won’t leave without a fight

2015-06-28 06:16

National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega is digging in her heels ahead of the inquiry into her fitness to hold office.

‘We didn’t hear from a single Marikana police officer’ – analyst

2015-06-26 21:03

An ISS Africa political analyst says there are two glaring gaps in the Farlam Commission’s report on the Marikana massacre, particularly the lack of first-hand accounts from police officers on the ground.

HEADLINES: Jeppestown fire, SA hostage and Marikana Report

In today's news headlines: baby injured in Jeppestown fire, the Gift of the Givers Foundation will assist in negotiations for Stephen McGown's release & Riah Phiyega takes blame for Marikana.

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Marikana reaction: Phiyega, Ramaphosa must face consequences

2015-06-25 22:08

Opposition parties have called for police commissioner Riah Phiyega to be suspended or axed and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to face the might of the law despite the Marikana report exonerating him from any involvement in the 2012 shootings.

Phiyega, SAPS bear brunt of Marikana report criticisms

2015-06-25 21:05

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega and the SA Police Service have born the brunt of the Marikana commission's criticisms, while Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and other ministers have been let off scot-free.

Phiyega lauds lengthy sentences for cop killers

2015-06-02 12:51

A total of 86 police officers have been killed in the last financial year, national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega says, lauding the 21 life sentences recently meted out to three men convicted of murdering policemen.

Marikana miners go to court to force Zuma to release report

2015-05-25 08:31

The workers injured and arrested in the Marikana shooting, their families, and labour union Amcu, are to approach the courts to force President Jacob Zuma to release the Marikana report.

Nkandla investigation at very advanced stage - Phiyega

2015-05-15 21:34

The Nkandla corruption investigation against President Jacob Zuma is in a "very advanced" stage, national police commissioner, Riah Phiyega, has unveilled.

Molewa: Rhino poaching on the rise

2015-05-11 09:00

While there has been an increase in the number of rhino poached this year, there has also been an increase in the number of related arrests.

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