Phiyega blames 'entitlement culture' for SA crime

2015-10-02 13:08

National Police commissioner Riah Phiyega believes there is a culture of entitlement in South Africa contributing to the country's rise in violent crime.

Phiyega mum about reasons why she shouldn't be suspended

2015-09-30 17:09

National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega has declined to talk about the reasons she gave to President Jacob Zuma on why she should not be suspended.

Newspapers focus on crime statistics and Trevor Noah

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has released the official crime statistics for the past financial year. Newspapers across the country focused on the statistics. Watch.

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Phiyega and Nhleko can't address crime - EFF

2015-09-29 21:14

The latest crime statistics are not in the least bit shocking as there is so much inequality, unemployment, exploitation and degenerate leadership, the EFF says

Police working hard to stop truck hijackings - Phiyega

2015-09-29 21:14

Truck hijacking, which has seen a 29% increase in the past year, is closely entwined with informal business, national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega says.

Crime stats: ‘It’s just getting worse’

2015-09-29 18:20

On average 49 people are murdered in South Africa "each and every day", a figure that politicians say is “catastrophic” and “getting worse”.

49 murders a day, but ‘it is a good story to tell’

2015-09-29 17:37

About 49 South Africans are murdered every day, but according to national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, the police still have “a good story to tell”.

Maybe Bheki Cele was right all along - SAIIR

2015-09-29 15:39

There could be a significant drop in crimes like home robberies and carjacking if police leadership followed the example of former police commissioner Bheki Cele, the SA Institute of Race Relations says.

Serious crime hits Gauteng the hardest

2015-09-29 14:07

Serious contact crimes - including murder, sexual offences, house robberies and hijackings - hit Gauteng the hardest, according to the crime statistics released in Parliament on Tuesday.

Crime Stats: Murder up, sexual offences down – As it happened

2015-09-29 13:30

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has released the official crime statistics for the past financial year, which included a 4.6% increase in murders, and a 5.4% decrease in reported sexual offences.


Phiyega announces mass police promotions

2015-09-30 19:31

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega has announced mass promotions within the SA Police Service, with about 7 000 constables and sergeants set to benefit this year.

Crime stats glitch gives KwaMashu a clean slate

2015-09-30 15:35

The crime statistics of one of KwaZulu-Natal’s most dangerous areas remain a mystery as a technical glitch wiped the slate clean for KwaMashu.

Media coverage of crimes could breed copycats - Phiyega

2015-09-29 21:14

Media coverage of crimes such as mall robberies offers potential lessons for copycats, national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega says.

Govt looking to settle Marikana claims - Zuma

2015-09-29 21:14

President Jacob Zuma says the government is looking at starting an alternative dispute resolution process to expedite all claims arising from the Marikana shootings.

Police need to do more - Phiyega

2015-09-29 20:00

The journey in the fight against crime is a “long one” and police need to do more, says national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

80% of precincts with highest murder rates in Western Cape - Phiyega

2015-09-29 17:59

Eight of the 10 policing precincts with the highest murder rates are in the Western Cape, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Maybe sangomas can predict which cops will do crime - Nhleko

2015-09-29 17:06

Maybe sangomas can predict which police officers will commit crime but the police are unable to, says Police Minister Nathi Nhleko.

Riah's most important figures on crime

2015-09-29 14:55

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko and national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega have released crime statistics for 2014/2015. Here are some interesting figures provided by Phiyega.

Murder stats like those of a country at war - MP

2015-09-29 13:34

The latest crime statistics show that murders have increased for the third year in a row, figures one would expect from a country at war, says the DA’s Dianne Kohler-Barnard.

Crime stats SA: 55 000+ stolen vehicles

2015-09-29 13:00

55 090 stolen vehicles, 12 773 carjackings, more 68 000 drunk/drug drivers... the South African Police Service has released its crime statistics for 2015. We list crime stats by province.

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