'I have no skeletons' - career cop takes over top job

2017-11-26 05:59

New police commissioner General Khehla Sitole vows to be tough on crime to ensure citizens feel safe again, and insists he has no 'skeletons' in his closet.

Marikana: We need closure now

2017-09-03 06:02

The legacy of the massacre will continue to haunt us as long as justice for those affected remains elusive and those responsible are not brought to book, writes Koketso Mometi.

Taxpayers fork out over R11m for suspended Phiyega, Mdluli

2017-06-27 22:52

Former National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega and suspended former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli have received a combined R11.5 million in salaries and benefits while sitting at home, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has revealed in response to Parliamentary questions.

What now for former police commissioner Riah Phiyega?

Riah Phiyega's term as national police commissioner ended on Monday, she sat down with News24 on her future plans. Watch.

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Another police commissioner leaves under a cloud – DA on Phiyega

2017-06-12 21:29

President Jacob Zuma needs to appoint a police commissioner with suitable qualifications and integrity to replace Riah Phiyega, the DA has said.

The Riah end: Suspended Phiyega completes term as police boss

2017-06-12 17:43

Suspended national police commissioner, Riah Phiyega, is the only commissioner to complete her five-year term, while suspended on full pay.

SAPU welcomes new SAPS acting commissioner

2017-06-01 22:42

The SA Police Union has welcomed President Jacob Zuma’s decision to appoint Lieutenant General Lesetja Mothiba as new acting national police commissioner.

Parliament to start processing Claassen report on Phiyega

2017-02-02 20:46

Parliament's portfolio committee on police will process the report into former national commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office in March, it has decided.

Phiyega battles to clear her name

2017-01-30 15:01

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega had no authority to interfere in the North West police’s handling of the Marikana strike in 2012, she argues in court papers.

Senior police officers found guilty of defending Phiyega

2017-01-27 09:25

Two senior SAPS members, who worked under suspended National Commissioner Riah Phiyega, have been found guilty of misconduct.


No retirement package for Phiyega - Mbalula

2017-10-15 14:43

No retirement package was approved for former national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has said.

Editorial: Marikana – a massive failure of justice

2017-08-13 06:07

The fifth anniversary of the Marikana massacre is going to pass us by without a single police officer in the dock for killing 34 striking mine workers and injuring at least 72 on August 10 2012.

Farlam strikes back at Phiyega

2017-06-18 06:01

Former police commissioner’s accusations regarding inquiry ‘baseless and a gratuitous attack on me’, says head of Marikana commission.

'I am not a killer' - Phiyega fights to clear her name

2017-06-14 09:53

Former police commissioner Riah Phiyega has vowed to clear her name in the shooting that left 34 Marikana miners dead during the Lonmin wage dispute in 2012.

Phiyega a huge disappointment - ISS

2017-06-12 19:50

Former national police commissioner Riah Phiyega has been a huge disappointment, Institute for Security Studies senior researcher Johan Burger has said.

A look back at Phiyega's time in office

Monday marks suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega's last day in office. Watch.

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72 cops to be charged over Marikana

2017-03-19 06:02

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega will head the list of 72 police officers identified for prosecution for their role in the killing of 34 striking mine workers in Marikana, almost five years after the massacre that shocked the world happened.

Parliamentary committee to discuss Claassen Inquiry report on Phiyega

2017-01-30 17:00

Parliament’s police portfolio committee is still deciding how to handle the Claassen Board of Inquiry’s report into suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office.

Phiyega files review application against Claassen report

2017-01-27 20:28

Suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega has launched a review application to set aside the findings of the Claassen inquiry into her fitness to hold office.

Frustration with SA government – Human Rights Watch

2017-01-12 19:11

South Africans are frustrated with government’s inability to tackle the country’s problems, according to a Human Rights Watch report.

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