ARTICLES RELATING TO RIAH PHIYEGA

No clarity on Phiyega's response to Zuma

2015-07-31 20:00

Neither the police nor the presidency can say whether police commissioner Riah Phiyega has written to President Jacob Zuma explaining why she should keep her job.

Riah Phiyega to feel Ipid’s wrath

2015-07-19 15:00

Ten months after Police Minister Nathi Nhleko was instructed to institute disciplinary action against national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega, his office is staying mum on why such action has not been taken.

Phiyega getting ready to go - report

2015-07-13 10:41

National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega has apparently already put out feelers about retiring “honourably” from her position.

Bulk of destroyed firearms from KZN - Phiyega

2015-07-09 14:01

The bulk of the firearms destroyed by police come from KwaZulu-Natal, National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

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 breaks her silence on the Farlam report

2015-07-26 22:01

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has broken her silence on the findings of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the deaths of 34 striking miners at Marikana, saying she strongly disagrees with some of them.

New disciplinary unit to deal with police misconduct

2015-07-14 18:00

A new national disciplinary trial unit to deal with misconduct within the police ranks will soon be launched, SAPS says.

Phiyega dodges questions about Marikana report

2015-07-09 16:14

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has dodged questions about the Marikana report released by President Jacob Zuma last month.

Phiyega lashes out at alleged corrupt cop

2015-07-09 12:00

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has lashed out at former Colonel Christiaan Prinsloo who has been implicated in the theft and selling of firearms to gangsters on the Cape Flats.

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.

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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.

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