ARTICLES RELATING TO ROBERT MCBRIDE

DA: McBride must brief parly on Phiyega recommendations

2014-09-14 16:28

Independent Police Investigative Directorate director Robert McBride must brief Parliament on the investigation into national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, the DA has said.

MPs vote for Robert McBride as IPID head

2014-01-29 12:59
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Parliament is all but certain to appoint Robert McBride as head of the watchdog Independent Police Investigative Directorate, after the portfolio committee on police backed his nomination for the post.

McBride a seasoned SA patriot – ANCYL

2013-11-15 12:05
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Robert McBride has distinguished himself as a man who upholds law and order, the ANC Youth League says, adding it has faith in his leadership abilities.

McBride likely to be appointed - analyst

2013-11-12 22:17
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The odds are that former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride will head the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, an analyst says.

Cabinet backs McBride for IPID role

2013-11-12 14:09
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Cabinet has recommended that former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride be appointed head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

McBride deep in the red

2013-05-05 15:18
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Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride is "heavily indebted" and needs to start looking for a job, City Press reports.

State appealing McBride acquittal

2013-04-18 11:01

The State is appealing the high court acquittal of former Ekurhuleni police chief Robert McBride on drunken driving and obstructing the ends of justice charges.

Robert McBride wins appeal, goes free

2013-03-28 15:14
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Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride has won his appeal against a conviction of drunken driving and attempting to obstruct justice.

Taxpayers fork out R1.3m for Cele's salary

2011-11-20 11:46

Reports say taxpayers will spend at least R1.3m a year on suspended national police commissioner Bheki Cele's salary.

Ekurhuleni owed R12m in McBride legal fees

2011-09-09 14:08

Ekurhuleni must be reimbursed the R12m used to pay for the metro's former police chief Robert McBride's legal fees, says the DA.

McBride jailed for drunken driving

2011-09-08 14:56
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Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride has been sentenced to two years in prison for drunken driving.

Lawyers lambaste Mogoeng

2011-08-27 08:44

The Johannesburg Bar Council has delivered a scathing rebuke to Judge Mogoeng Mogoeng’s nomination as Chief Justice.

ANC has double standards - FF Plus

2011-04-14 17:45

Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder has accused the African National Congress of double standards, citing the cases of Julius Malema and Robert McBride.

McBride ruling a victory: Sanef

2011-04-11 18:18

The SA National Editors' Forum says the Constitutional Court upholding the Citizen's appeal in a defamation case against Robert McBride is a victory for freedom of expression.

McBride guilty of drunken driving

2011-04-08 14:36
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Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride has been convicted of drunken driving.

McBride's wife denies false sick note

2011-02-24 21:27

The wife of former Ekurhuleni metro boss Robert McBride has denied in court that a fake medical certificate was sought from a Mabopane doctor the night of his alleged drunken driving accident.

Expert disputes that McBride was drunk

2011-02-23 14:39

A medical expert has disputed testimony that former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride was drunk when he crashed his car, saying he had hypoglycaemia.

McBride wasn't drunk, court hears

2010-11-24 21:15

Robert McBride has told the Pretoria Magistrate's Court that he was not drunk while driving his state-owned car when it crashed in 2006, a report says.

McBride murder accusation 'unfair'

2010-09-30 17:06

The Citizen newspaper's description of Robert McBride as a "murderer" who is "without contrition" is unfair, the Constitutional Court has heard.

McBride case postponed

2010-08-30 11:41

The drunken driving trial against axed Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride has been postponed yet again in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

Release McBride report - DA

2010-07-29 14:02

The DA has called on the Gauteng provincial government to release a report on former Ekurhuleni officials Robert McBride and Patrick Flusk.

McBride applies for top Pta job

2010-07-21 09:41

Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride is on the shortlist of five candidates for the position of Tshwane's new metro police chief.

McBride described as 'mad man'

2010-06-09 13:12

Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride is a "mad man" who is capable of anything, says an ex-colleague turned State witness.

McBride 'not sober after crash'

2010-04-28 12:55

Former Ekurhuleni Metro police chief Robert McBride was overly friendly and smelled of alcohol, the doctor who treated him after his crash has testified.

Metro cop asked to get certificate for McBride

2010-04-26 12:29

An Ekhurhuleni metro police officer was asked to get a medical certificate for Robert McBride without a doctor examining him, the Pretoria Regional Court has heard.

 

McBride appointed new IPID head

2014-02-28 16:55
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Robert McBride has been appointed the new head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

SA is a transparent democracy - Sotyu

2013-11-27 21:43

Police Deputy Minister Makhotso Sotyu says South Africa is a transparent democracy in which everyone is held accountable.

Union: McBride nomination a disgrace

2013-11-13 19:44
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Trade union Solidarity has condemned as a disgrace the nomination of Robert McBride as the new head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

Huge opposition to McBride choice

2013-11-12 16:15
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Opposition parties have criticised a decision to recommend former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride as head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

McBride recommended as IPID boss

2013-11-12 10:21
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Disgraced former metro police chief Robert McBride has been recommended by Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa as the new head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

State loses McBride appeal bid

2013-05-03 18:03

The State has lost its bid to appeal against the acquittal of former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride on charges of drunken driving and attempting to obstruct justice.

Bid to recover McBride legal fees

2013-04-06 14:34

The Ekurhuleni municipality has reportedly hired a firm of attorneys to recoup R7.8m it paid for former metro police chief Robert McBride's legal fees.

Robert Mcbride claims victimisation

2013-03-07 22:19

Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride was victimised because he made allegations against the Organised Crime Unit, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Equality Court went too far, says Malema

2011-09-14 15:19
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The ANC Youth League will ask Parliament to protect liberation songs, says league president Julius Malema, adding that Judge Colin Lamont had "favoured minorities and given too much weight to the fear of genocide".

You are an evil person, McBride told

2011-09-08 22:38
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"Evil" Robert McBride should have been honest from the outset an angry magistrate has said, sentencing the former Ekurhuleni metro police chief to a cumulative five years in prison.

McBride has 'sober personality'

2011-09-08 14:12

Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride is an individual with a "sober personality", the Pretoria Magistrate's Court has heard.

McBride to be sentenced in September

2011-07-15 11:20

Sentencing procedures in the drunken driving trial of former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride have been postponed, because a probation officer was on leave.

ANC takes on ConCourt over McBride

2011-04-13 22:35
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The Constitutional Court ruling which upheld the Citizen newspaper's appeal in a defamation case by former Robert McBride, was a blow to "national unity", the ANC says.

Double blow for Robert McBride

2011-04-08 17:02

Robert McBride has been convicted of drunken driving and defeating the ends of justice while The Citizen has won their appeal in the defamation case against him.

Paper wins main McBride appeal

2011-04-08 14:18

The Constitutional Court in a majority judgment has upheld The Citizen newspaper's appeal in a defamation case against Robert McBride.

McBride could have been drunk - expert

2011-02-24 14:06

A medical expert has conceded that Robert McBride could have been intoxicated during his car accident five years ago, as the symptoms are the same as hypoglycaemia.

McBride had 'power' over witness cops

2010-11-26 22:42

Former police chief Robert McBride had the final say on whether officers who became state witnesses in his trial would face disciplinary proceedings, the court has been told.

'Skeletons' can be raised in public interest

2010-09-30 19:13

"Old skeletons" of public figures can be raised even if they were addressed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Court to hear McBride ruling appeal

2010-09-29 20:06

The Constitutional Court is set to hear an appeal by The Citizen newspaper against a defamation finding in favour of former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride.

McBride doctor dies

2010-08-11 12:58

The doctor who allegedly falsified medical documents claiming that axed Ekurhuleni police chief Robert McBride was not drunk at the scene of a car accident, has died.

City mum on McBride metro chief reports

2010-07-21 18:06

Tshwane metro and axed Ekurhuleni police chief Robert McBride are mum on media reports that he had been shortlisted to take over as head of the city's metro police.

McBride colleague sentenced

2010-06-24 10:37

A former Ekurhuleni metro police inspector has been found guilty of assaulting a man who took pictures at the scene of a crash involving former metro chief Robert McBride.

McBride, witness cases separate

2010-04-29 14:13

There is no connection between the investigation into Robert McBride's drunken driving case, and an investigation into three witnesses at his trial, the Pretoria Regional Court has heard.

Witness: McBride was speeding

2010-04-26 19:04

Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride overtook another vehicle on a solid white line at high speed before he crashed his car, the Pretoria Regional Court has heard.

Concourt sets McBride date

2010-04-14 18:13

The Constitutional Court will hear an application by the Citizen newspaper in May on whether it is defamatory to refer to Robert McBride's apartheid-era crimes.

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