Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi has called for calm in Caledon, following the deaths of two people during a protest in the Western Cape town.
DA leaders say the high crime and gangsterism in Cape Town's low income areas warrants special action.
The South African Human Rights’ Commission (SAHRC) has strongly condemned alleged xenophobic comments by Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi, as it has the potential of fuelling anti-immigrant sentiments.
No police officer must die with the tools of his trade in hand, deputy police minister Bongani Mkongi has warned.
President Jacob Zuma and a convoy of government officials have descended on Elsies River with a bag full of promises after the murder of Courtney Pieters.
The police department will hold talks with its justice counterpart to look at imposing harsher sentences on people found guilty of crimes against women and children, Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi has said.
Political parties are calling for tough action against ANC MP Bongani Mkongi, after he called for party members to burn down a Cape Town apartment block on which a "Zuma Must Fall" banner had been hung.
The family says they are happy the suspect has been arrested and will not be able to harm any more children.
Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi has let loose on kwaito star Arthur Mafokate at the 100 Men March in Cape Town.
A Cape Town cop, investigated by police management following an altercation with a woman in the charge office, has been found to have acted lawfully and correctly.
Deputy police minister Bongani Mkongi has said South Africans complicate the work of police officials by buying stolen property.
The office of Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi say they can't confirm whether a Facebook account, with a post attacking DA leader Mmusi Maimane, belongs to him.
Bongani Mkongi, who called for the #ZumaMustFall banner to be burnt down in Cape Town, is now deputy minister of police.
African National Congress Member of Parliament Bongani Mkongi has apologised for his “offensive and provocative” comments.
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