ARTICLES RELATING TO RIAH PHIYEGA

72 cops to be charged over Marikana

2017-03-19 06:02

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega will head the list of 72 police officers identified for prosecution for their role in the killing of 34 striking mine workers in Marikana, almost five years after the massacre that shocked the world happened.

Parliamentary committee to discuss Claassen Inquiry report on Phiyega

2017-01-30 17:00

Parliament’s police portfolio committee is still deciding how to handle the Claassen Board of Inquiry’s report into suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office.

Phiyega files review application against Claassen report

2017-01-27 20:28

Suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega has launched a review application to set aside the findings of the Claassen inquiry into her fitness to hold office.

Frustration with SA government – Human Rights Watch

2017-01-12 19:11

South Africans are frustrated with government’s inability to tackle the country’s problems, according to a Human Rights Watch report.

Police being used as 'scapegoats' to protect those behind Marikana massacre - Amcu

2016-12-13 16:12

Senior police officers are being used as a scapegoat to protect those behind the Marikana massacre says Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa.

Government ready to compensate Marikana victims: Zuma

2016-12-11 15:45

The Presidency has announced that government is ready to compensate families of the Marikana victims.

Phiyega can’t be Marikana scapegoat - Cope

2016-12-04 14:06

Suspended national police national commissioner Riah Phiyega cannot be made to shoulder all the blame for the Marikana massacre, Cope says.

Inquiry into Phiyega's fitness to hold office completed

2016-11-21 16:27

The inquiry into suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega’s fitness to hold office has been completed.

Police leadership stabilised - Phahlane

2016-09-02 13:44

The South African Police Service has brought its leadership crisis under control by ensuring permanent provincial commissioners and cluster commanders are in place, Parliament's portfolio committee on police has heard.

Phiyega tweaked media statement on Marikana killings, inquiry hears

2016-05-05 14:20

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega changed a media statement on the Marikana shootings, adding that police had to use "maximum force" to defend themselves, an inquiry has heard.

 

Parliament to start processing Claassen report on Phiyega

2017-02-02 20:46

Parliament's portfolio committee on police will process the report into former national commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office in March, it has decided.

Phiyega battles to clear her name

2017-01-30 15:01

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega had no authority to interfere in the North West police’s handling of the Marikana strike in 2012, she argues in court papers.

Senior police officers found guilty of defending Phiyega

2017-01-27 09:25

Two senior SAPS members, who worked under suspended National Commissioner Riah Phiyega, have been found guilty of misconduct.

Phiyega board of inquiry gives her a copy of the report - Presidency

2016-12-22 19:10

The board of inquiry into the fitness of General Riah Phiyega to hold office has submitted a copy of its report to the National Commissioner, the Presidency said.

New plans for police following Marikana: Zuma

2016-12-11 20:16

Police need to relook at how adequately members who use specialised equipment, including water cannons and video equipment, are trained, President Jacob Zuma has advised.

Phiyega mum for now on ‘unfit’ report

2016-12-04 15:49

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega has declined to publicly comment on reports that she has been found unfit to hold office, her legal counsel said.

Phiyega ‘unfit for office’

2016-12-04 06:02

Suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega is not fit to hold office and should be dismissed, the board of inquiry into her fitness to hold office has found.

Editorial: Time to appoint a career police official

2016-09-04 01:11

The release of South Africa’s crime statistics is often met with hysteria. Little wonder, when the murder graph continues pointing upward.

Closing arguments in Phiyega inquiry to be heard

2016-06-01 05:44

The closing arguments are to be heard in the board of inquiry to investigate suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office.

'Tactical option' on Marikana came from top cops, Phiyega inquiry told

2016-05-04 17:00

National police management decided to disarm the Marikana strikers on August 16 2012, the inquiry into suspended national commissioner Riah Phiyega has heard.

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