Protests flare up again in Caledon as police top brass visit

2019-04-05 17:55

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.

Deputy police minister refuses to accept DA's 'send the army' memorandum

2018-07-19 17:11

DA leaders say the high crime and gangsterism in Cape Town's low income areas warrants special action.

SAHRC condemns Deputy Police Minister's 'xenophobic' comments

2017-07-17 21:56

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 cop must die with tools of trade in hand - Mkongi

2017-07-06 21:57

No police officer must die with the tools of his trade in hand, deputy police minister Bongani Mkongi has warned.

Zuma, govt officials return to Elsies with more promises

2017-05-30 22:36

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.

Harsher sentences needed for cowards killing, raping women and children - Mkongi

2017-05-19 20:55

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.

Parties call for tough action against ANC MP Mkongi

2016-01-18 11:13

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.


'Everyone is shocked' - uncle of toddler found in shallow grave

2018-08-31 17:30

The family says they are happy the suspect has been arrested and will not be able to harm any more children.

Deputy police minister lets loose on Arthur Mafokate, ‘blessers’ during #100Men march

2018-07-12 17:59

Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi has let loose on kwaito star Arthur Mafokate at the 100 Men March in Cape Town.

Cop filmed in scuffle acted lawfully - commander

2017-07-08 05:56

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.

The public supports criminals – deputy police minister

2017-06-16 22:45

Deputy police minister Bongani Mkongi has said South Africans complicate the work of police officials by buying stolen property.

Mkongi's office 'can't confirm' if he posted Facebook rant against Maimane

2017-05-30 14:35

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.

'They must burn to death' MP Mkongi now deputy police minister

2017-03-31 08:17

Bongani Mkongi, who called for the #ZumaMustFall banner to be burnt down in Cape Town, is now deputy minister of police.

ANC MP apologises for provocative comments on 'Zuma Must Fall' billboard

2016-01-17 09:33

African National Congress Member of Parliament Bongani Mkongi has apologised for his “offensive and provocative” comments.

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