All security systems go - Mnisi

2013-12-10 09:04

All security plans are in place as SA gets ready to host a memorial service in honour of global icon Nelson Mandela, the police ministry says.

Key points must stay secret - ministry

2013-03-11 22:33

Disclosing the country's national key points is a security risk, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's office says.

Mthethwa appoints Marikana lawyer

2012-11-08 19:52

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has appointed his own lawyer to represent him at the Farlam commission of inquiry, his spokesperson says.

Ministry, DA at odds over strike violence

2012-10-09 20:27

Continued violence during a strike by truck drivers is proof of Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's shortcomings, the Democratic Alliance says, but the ministry claims her criticism is unsubstantiated.

What were we supposed to do, police ask

2012-08-16 23:00

Police did their best to disperse striking Marikana mineworkers peacefully, but "faced people who were armed to the teeth", says a police ministry spokesperson.

Police ministry, DA at odds over choppers

2012-07-24 22:35

Nearly half of the SA Police Service's fleet of 37 helicopters are grounded, awaiting "routine" inspection, the DA claims, but the police ministry says the party is just politicising police operational matters.

Mthethwa's request for probe welcomed

2012-04-16 21:28

Cosatu has welcomed Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's decision to refer allegations that he misused police intelligence funds to the auditor general.

Sheriff attaches Mthethwa's furniture

2012-01-19 16:45

Furniture worth almost R245 000 has been attached at Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's Cape Town office to cover the costs of civil claims, the DA claims.

Police minister's guard steals from him

2011-09-06 17:56

A police sergeant guarding Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has been arrested for stealing from him, ministerial spokesperson Zweli Mnisi says.

Race not an issue with Facebook pic - police

2011-08-28 17:35

A racial connection should not be made with the picture on Facebook in which a white man poses with a rifle over an apparently lifeless body of a black child, the police ministry says.

Cele calls for police killings to stop

2011-07-27 18:45

National police commissioner General Bheki Cele has called for a stop to the killing of policemen, and pleaded with communities to play their part.


Mthethwa selects heads of firearm inquiry

2013-05-23 21:36

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has appointed the people who will head an inquiry into firearms, his department says.

Farm attacks: Mthethwa's 'silence' slammed

2013-01-15 20:47

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa remains silent on farm attacks to an extent that borders on collusion, Afriforum says.

Police to challenge Cape commission

2012-10-31 22:18

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has vowed to challenge a commission of inquiry into allegations of police inefficiency in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Watchdog to probe Marikana brutality claims

2012-08-24 20:00

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says he has asked the Independent Police Investigative Directorate to investigate claims of police brutality at Lonmin's Marikana mine.

Derby-Lewis wins against police minister

2012-08-04 14:11

Gaye Derby-Lewis, who was arrested for possession of illegal firearms and ammunition but acquitted of all charges in 2003, has won her R1.3 m lawsuit against the police ministry, a report says.

Mthethwa's ignorance 'hard to believe'

2012-07-13 22:34

It is "hard to believe" that Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa was ignorant about the origins of the funds used to build a security wall around his home, the DA says.

Negligent cops - dept taps into pensions

2012-02-07 22:09

Any police officer whose negligent actions cost the state money in civil claims will be expected to pay part of the claim from their own pocket, even from their pensions.

Police lease debacle gets new spin

2011-12-04 21:30

The basis of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s findings on the controversial R500m police headquarters lease has been repudiated.

Crime stats to be released

2011-09-05 14:43

South Africa's crime statistics for the last financial year will be released this week, says the ministry of police.

Mthethwa to fight mob justice

2011-08-15 21:19

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa will attempt to prevent further mob justice when he visits the Eastern Cape.

SA, Vietnam work to combat crime

2011-06-06 13:16

The South African police and the Republic of Vietnam have signed a letter of intent to co-operate on preventing, combating and investigating crime.

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