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.

'Blood on her hands!' – Marikana support group at Phiyega inquiry

2016-05-04 07:16

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega appeared unfazed as members of the Marikana Support Campaign chanted 'blood on her hands' during the first day of the inquiry into her fitness to hold office.

Inquiry into Phiyega's fitness to hold office gets underway

2016-05-03 05:32

A board of inquiry into allegations of misconduct by suspended National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega is set to begin in Centurion.

People I worked with are being harassed - Phiyega

2016-02-03 16:01

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says that her former colleagues are being harassed and driven out of the SAPS.

DA welcomes charges against Phiyega, Mbombo

2016-02-02 17:43

The DA has welcomed an Independent Police Investigative Directorate decision to criminally lay charges against suspended national commissioner Riah Phiyega and former North West Police Commissioner Zukiswa Mbombo.

Phiyega inquiry to start in May

2016-01-28 15:43

The inquiry into national police commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office will start in May and run for about two months, the Claasen board of inquiry has announced.

Suspended cops who defended Phiyega to appeal labour court ruling

2016-01-07 20:18

The suspended duo Lieutenant General Nobubele Mbekela and Lieutenant General Solomon Makgale are challenging the Labour Court ruling that declared their suspensions lawful.

Phiyega inquiry officially 'operational' - Presidency

2015-12-07 18:58

A board of inquiry investigating allegations of misconduct against suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega has become officially “operational”, the Presidency says.

Criminal charges laid against Phiyega

2015-11-30 15:37

A case of defeating the ends of justice has been registered against suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

No word yet from top cops linked to Phiyega on intent to suspend them

2015-11-27 13:29

Senior police managers Lieutenant Generals Solomon Makgale and Nobulele Mbekela have not responded to notices of intentions to suspend them, acting national commissioner Khomotso Phahlane says.


'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.

Phiyega can be grilled on evidence beyond Farlam Inquiry - judge

2016-05-03 15:49

The chairperson of the inquiry into suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega’s fitness to hold office has granted a request to question her about more than just the evidence she gave at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

I will not resign - Phiyega

2016-02-03 16:40

"I will not resign," suspended national commissioner Riah Phiyega has told journalists during a press briefing in Johannesburg.

I did not lie, I am not a criminal - Riah Phiyega

2016-02-03 14:12

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega vowed to leave no stone unturned to clear her name after the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) announced criminal charges against her.

Criminal cases opened against Phiyega, Mbombo

2016-02-02 12:59

Criminal cases have been opened against suspended national commissioner Riah Phiyega and former North West commissioner Zukiswa Mbombo for allegedly obstructing the Farlam Commission of Inquiry’s work into the Marikana shootings.

Kruser appointed deputy national commissioner

2016-01-28 10:17

Lieutenant General Gary Kruser has been appointed deputy national police commissioner.

Police was exemplary during #Feesmustfall protests - Zuma

2015-12-18 17:47

Police killings, public order policing’s handling of the #Feesmustfall protests and the allegations of misconduct against suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega were highlighted in President Jacob Zuma's reflections on the year.

Phiyega's allegations against me are bogus - Nhleko

2015-12-02 15:44

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says that allegations made by suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, that he was colluding with newly appointed senior police officials to have her fired, are bogus.

Riah Phiyega takes fight to Baleka Mbete

2015-11-29 16:10

Suspended police chief General Riah Phiyega has given Parliament and Speaker Baleka Mbete an ultimatum to rescind a committee report criticising her leadership and her board of commissioners, or face legal action.

Hawks can't confirm or deny move to suspend top cop

2015-11-25 20:05

Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi says he can't confirm or deny whether deputy police commissioner Lieutenant General Nobubele Mbekela has been served with a notice of intention to suspend her.

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