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AllAfrica.com
SAPS Should Compensate Mido Macia's FamilyThe DA welcomes the North Gauteng High Court's judgement today in the murder ca
SAPS Should Compensate Mido Macia's Family
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The DA welcomes the North Gauteng High Court's judgement today in the murder case of Mido Macia in 2012. All eight accused for his murder have been found guilty. This is one step closer to closure for his widow and his son who had their breadwinner... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Drunk' Cop Caught NappingPolice were left red-faced after photos of an officer in Pietermaritzburg, alle
'Drunk' Cop Caught Napping
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Police were left red-faced after photos of an officer in Pietermaritzburg, allegedly passed out behind the wheel of a police van with a bottle of alcohol between his legs, were circulated on Facebook. Three photos were uploaded on Saturday, and by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Phiyega Shouldn't Be Marikana Scapegoat - DANational police commissioner, Riah Phiyega should not go down alone for the eve
Phiyega Shouldn't Be Marikana Scapegoat - DA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
National police commissioner, Riah Phiyega should not go down alone for the events that unfolded in Marikana three years ago, the Democratic Alliance said on Saturday. The Presidency on Friday announced that an inquiry had been instituted into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Phiyega Inquiry Should Include All Those ResponsibleThe DA welcomes the decision by President Jacob Zuma to institute a Commission
Phiyega Inquiry Should Include All Those Responsible
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The DA welcomes the decision by President Jacob Zuma to institute a Commission of Inquiry into Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold the office of National Police Commissioner (NPC). We equally welcome the President's Notice to Suspend her pending the... Read more
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8d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Who might replace Phiyega?City Press reported that a statement released on Friday by the presidency said
Who might replace Phiyega?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
City Press reported that a statement released on Friday by the presidency said Zuma had written to Phiyega asking her to provide reasons she should not be suspended pending an inquiry into her fitness to hold office. The paper said it had been told... Read more
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9d
iol.co.za
Unions slug it out over PhiyegaINDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner Riah Phiyega Picture: Masi Losi
Unions slug it out over Phiyega
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner Riah Phiyega Picture: Masi Losi Durban - Let’s get ready to rumble in what promises to be a nail-biter as two police unions square off over calls to reinstate Bheki Cele as police commissioner. In... Read more
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iol.co.za
Inside the mind of Riah PhiyegaRyland Fisher looks at General Riah Phiyega’s short but eventful stay at police
Inside the mind of Riah Phiyega
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Ryland Fisher looks at General Riah Phiyega’s short but eventful stay at police headquarters. Riah Phiyega was less than two months into her job as national police commissioner when the Marikana massacre took place. She had been appointed in June... Read more
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9d
Eye Witness News
Sapu: Professionalise police service The opposition and Sapu are calling on the president to implement changes in
Sapu: Professionalise police service
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
The opposition and Sapu are calling on the president to implement changes in the SAPS. FILE: The opposition and Popcru are calling on the president to implement changes in the SAPS. National Police Commissioner... Read more
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9d
Eye Witness News
Popcru stands firm on its support for Phiyega Popcru’s Richard Mamabolo says there is no reason why Riah Phiyega should be
Popcru stands firm on its support for Phiyega
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
Popcru’s Richard Mamabolo says there is no reason why Riah Phiyega should be suspended. National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. Marikana,Riah Phiyega,National... Read more
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10d
iol.co.za
‘Probe should include all responsible’INDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner General Riah Phiyegas spokesman,
‘Probe should include all responsible’
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner General Riah Phiyegas spokesman, Lieutenant-General Solomon Makgale, has been ordered to appear before Parliaments police committee next week. Photo: Bheki Radebe Cape Town – National Police Commissioner... Read more
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10d
News 24 South Africa
Phiyega shouldn't be Marikana scapegoat DANaledi Shange, News24 Picture: Leon Sadiki Johannesburg - National police com
Phiyega shouldn't be Marikana scapegoat DA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Naledi Shange, News24 Picture: Leon Sadiki Johannesburg - National police commissioner, Riah Phiyega should not go down alone for the events that unfolded in Marikana three years ago, the Democratic Alliance said on Saturday. The Presidency on... Read more
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10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Phiyega Inquiry should include all responsiblePresident Jacob Zuma on Friday informed General Phiyega of his intention to lau
Phiyega Inquiry should include all responsible
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
President Jacob Zuma on Friday informed General Phiyega of his intention to launch an inquiry into allegations of misconduct follwing the Farlam Commission of Inquiry report into the Marikana massacre on August 16 2012 when 34 miners were killed by... Read more
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10d
News 24 South Africa
Zuma must suspend Phiyega pending outcome of inquiry DAZuma must suspend Phiyega pending outcome of inquiry - DA2015-08-21 20:21 Genl
Zuma must suspend Phiyega pending outcome of inquiry DA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Zuma must suspend Phiyega pending outcome of inquiry - DA2015-08-21 20:21 Genl. Riah Phiyega, polisiehoof. Foto: Deaan Vivier Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma must suspend national police commissioner Riah Phiyega pending the outcome of an... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Phiyega has tendency to lash out at her critics' Sapu has weighed in on the SMS fiasco involving Phiyega and DA MP Dianne Kohl
'Phiyega has tendency to lash out at her critics'
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
Sapu has weighed in on the SMS fiasco involving Phiyega and DA MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard. FILE: South African National police commissioner Riah Phiyega. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. Riah... Read more
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12d
AllAfrica.com
SMSgate - Riah Phiyega's Strange WaysThe fact that the national police commissioner sent an inappropriate SMS to an
SMSgate - Riah Phiyega's Strange Ways
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The fact that the national police commissioner sent an inappropriate SMS to an opposition MP is, all things considered, one of the less shocking political scandals South Africa is dealing with at the moment. But why did Parliament's police committee... Read more
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12d
AllAfrica.com
Police Helpline - How Long You Will Wait in an EmergencyJust over 19 minutes. That's how long you'd have to wait for a police officer t
Police Helpline - How Long You Will Wait in an Emergency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Just over 19 minutes. That's how long you'd have to wait for a police officer to arrive if you called the 10111 number during an emergency. This time was the latest national average and measured from the moment a complaint was received until... Read more
12d
News 24 South Africa
Phiyega told to ‘go home and reflect’ on controversial SMSNational Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega. (Deaan Vivier/Foto24) National poli
Phiyega told to ‘go home and reflect’ on controversial SMS
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega. (Deaan Vivier/Foto24) National police commissioner Riah Phiyega must “go reflect” on the text message that she sent to a member of Parliament. Chairperson of Parliament’s portfolio committee on police,... Read more
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12d
iol.co.za
MPs want Phiyega’s man to face grillingINDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner General Riah Phiyegas spokesman,
MPs want Phiyega’s man to face grilling
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner General Riah Phiyegas spokesman, Lieutenant-General Solomon Makgale, has been ordered to appear before Parliaments police committee next week. Photo: Bheki Radebe Cape Town - National police spokesman... Read more
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12d
Eye Witness News
DA MP angry Phiyega SMS issue brushed aside Dianne Kohler-Barnard is stunned by the Police Portfolio Committee’s change i
DA MP angry Phiyega SMS issue brushed aside
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
Dianne Kohler-Barnard is stunned by the Police Portfolio Committee’s change in tune over Phiyega’s SMS. National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega addresses the media at the Alexandra police station after... Read more
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12d
News 24 South Africa
Police helpline: How long you will wait in an emergencyJenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – Just over 19 minutes. That’s how long you’
Police helpline: How long you will wait in an emergency
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Jenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – Just over 19 minutes. That’s how long you’d have to wait for a police officer to arrive if you called the 10111 number during an emergency. This time was the latest national average and measured from the moment a... Read more
12d
Daily Maverick
SMSgate: Riah Phiyega's strange waysLast week, Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard, shadow police min
SMSgate: Riah Phiyega's strange ways
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 days ago
Last week, Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard, shadow police minister and perpetual thorn in the ruling party’s side, gave a television interview to news channel ANN7 in which she expressed displeasure with Police Commissioner Riah... Read more
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12d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Phiyega SMS issue brushed aside in parliamentThe about-turn took DA member and recipient of the SMS Dianne Kohler Barnard by
Phiyega SMS issue brushed aside in parliament
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
The about-turn took DA member and recipient of the SMS Dianne Kohler Barnard by surprise. On Tuesday all members of the committee expressed shock at the SMS sent last week. Kohler Barnard said that in a "sidebar" of committee members yesterday... Read more
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12d
iol.co.za
Phiyega slapped on wrist for SMSParliament, Cape Town – South Africa’s national police commissioner Riah Phiyeg
Phiyega slapped on wrist for SMS
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Parliament, Cape Town – South Africa’s national police commissioner Riah Phiyega was spared an expected tongue lashing in Parliament on Wednesday and told her actions needed “serious reflection”. Phiyega, whose job hangs in the balance after the... Read more
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12d
The New Age
Phiyega must reflect on her actions: MPsSouth Africa’s national police commissioner Riah Phiyega was spared an expected
Phiyega must reflect on her actions: MPs
The New Age / Posted 12 days ago
South Africa’s national police commissioner Riah Phiyega was spared an expected tongue lashing in Parliament on Wednesday and told her actions needed “serious reflection”. Phiyega, whose job hangs in the balance after the Farlam commission of... Read more
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12d
AllAfrica.com
Phiyega Sent SMSNational Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega did send an SMS to DA MP Dianne Kohle
Phiyega Sent SMS
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega did send an SMS to DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard telling her "I am not made by you and cannot be undone by you", police have confirmed. "It is rather surprising that Ms Kohler Barnard suddenly alleges that she... Read more
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12d
Eye Witness News
Phiyega told to ‘seriously reflect’ on controversial SMS MPs across the political divide were shocked and angry when they heard about
Phiyega told to ‘seriously reflect’ on controversial SMS
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
MPs across the political divide were shocked and angry when they heard about the SMS on Tuesday. FILE: National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega. Picture: Christa van der... Read more
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13d
Mail & Guardian
Phiyega told to 'reflect' on her 'black and proud' SMSDemocratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard on Tuesday showed the police commi
Phiyega told to 'reflect' on her 'black and proud' SMS
Mail & Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard on Tuesday showed the police committee in Parliament an SMS sent to her by National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega on Thursday last week, which left the MPs of all parties fuming. In the SMS, the police... Read more
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13d
iafrica.com
Phiyega did send the SMS - SAPSNational police commissioner Riah Phiyega.Credit: GCIS National Police Commiss
Phiyega did send the SMS - SAPS
iafrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
National police commissioner Riah Phiyega.Credit: GCIS National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega's spokesperson has confirmed that the commissioner sent an SMS to Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard. "The sms was indeed sent by... Read more
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13d
iol.co.za
Phiyega: SAPS heads face probeINDEPENDENT MEDIAIf national police commissioner Generla Riah Phiyega thought p
Phiyega: SAPS heads face probe
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAIf national police commissioner Generla Riah Phiyega thought public support by the nine provincial commissioners strengthened her hand in the fight for her job, Tuesdays police committee proceedings indicated this rearguard action... Read more
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13d
iol.co.za
Phiyega in firing line over SMSParliament - National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega found herself in
Phiyega in firing line over SMS
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Parliament - National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega found herself in hot water with MPs again on Tuesday - this time over a defiant SMS she reportedly sent to one of them. The text message to Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler Barnard... Read more
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13d
Mail & Guardian
Step aside: 'I am black and proud' says PhiyegaNational Commissioner Riah Phiyega found herself in trouble again with the Poli
Step aside: 'I am black and proud' says Phiyega
Mail & Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
National Commissioner Riah Phiyega found herself in trouble again with the Police Committee in Parliament on Tuesday, when Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard revealed an sms she had been sent by Phiyega last week. In the sms, Phiyega tells... Read more
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iafrica.com
Phiyega in hot water over DA SMSNational Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega. Credit: GCIS National police commis
Phiyega in hot water over DA SMS
iafrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega. Credit: GCIS National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has come under fresh criticism over an SMS sent to DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard. "I am black, proud, capable and get it clear you can take nothing from... Read more
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13d
News 24 South Africa
A surprising SMS, allegedly from top cop Phiyega, lands her in more hot waterNational police commissioner Riah Phiyega is in trouble in Parliament because s
A surprising SMS, allegedly from top cop Phiyega, lands her in more hot water
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
National police commissioner Riah Phiyega is in trouble in Parliament because she allegedly sent a surprising text message to a DA MP. The MP, Dianne Kohler Barnard, told the parliamentary portfolio committee on police today that she received the... Read more
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13d
iol.co.za
Phiyega in firing line over SMS to DA MPParliament - National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega found herself in
Phiyega in firing line over SMS to DA MP
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Parliament - National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega found herself in hot water with MPs again on Tuesday - this time over a defiant SMS she reportedly sent to one of them. The text message to Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler Barnard... Read more
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16d
IAfrica South African Business News
Marikana survivors demand R3m eachPolice watch miners that were arrested for allegedly being involved in the unre
Marikana survivors demand R3m each
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 16 days ago
Police watch miners that were arrested for allegedly being involved in the unrest at Lonmin's Marikana mine. AFP PHOTO The injured and arrested Marikana mineworkers are seeking about R3-million each from the state following the deadly shooting in... Read more
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iafrica.com
Marikana survivors demand R3m eachPolice watch miners that were arrested for allegedly being involved in the unre
Marikana survivors demand R3m each
iafrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Police watch miners that were arrested for allegedly being involved in the unrest at Lonmin's Marikana mine. AFP PHOTO The injured and arrested Marikana mineworkers are seeking about R3-million each from the state following the deadly shooting in... Read more
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18d
Eye Witness News
Marikana: Arrested, injured miners filed over 300 civil claims The miners arrested or injured during the violent 2012 strike have filed clai
Marikana: Arrested, injured miners filed over 300 civil claims
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
The miners arrested or injured during the violent 2012 strike have filed claims against the presidency. FILE. Mineworkers who were arrested or injured during the violent 2012 Marikana... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘R153m Marikana probe offered little’REUTERSCrosses on koppies at Marikanas 'Hill of Horror' lament the loss of 34 l
‘R153m Marikana probe offered little’
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
REUTERSCrosses on koppies at Marikanas 'Hill of Horror' lament the loss of 34 lives in clashes with police in 2012. Picture: Simphiwe Sibeko Johannesburg - Three days before the third anniversary of the police killings of 34 Marikana miners on... Read more
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18d
Mail & Guardian
Malema: Marikana was premeditated murderCongress of the People MP Willie Madisha branding the ruling party as “witches”
Malema: Marikana was premeditated murder
Mail & Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
Congress of the People MP Willie Madisha branding the ruling party as “witches”, while the Economic Freedom Fighters called for more people to be held accountable. In a span debate in Parliament on Thursday on the Marikana commission of Inquiry... Read more
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18d
Mail & Guardian
Phiyega can't count on pals in high placesNEWS ANALYSIS It was a Saturday afternoon, hours after General Riah Phiyega ma
Phiyega can't count on pals in high places
Mail & Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
NEWS ANALYSIS It was a Saturday afternoon, hours after General Riah Phiyega made her literally 11th-hour submissions to President Jacob Zuma about why she is fit to hold office, when a media statement from the South African Police Service’s national... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘Marikana families must be compensated’ Opposition parties say the ANC has failed to find a plausible explanation aft
‘Marikana families must be compensated’
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
Opposition parties say the ANC has failed to find a plausible explanation after families were shattered. FILE: Some of the relatives of miners killed during the Marikana police shooting in 2012. Picture:... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kugxekwe oKhomishana ngoPhiyegaIndependent MediauMkhuzi wamaPhoyisa kuleli uGeneral Ria Phiyega igama lakhe eb
Kugxekwe oKhomishana ngoPhiyega
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
Independent MediauMkhuzi wamaPhoyisa kuleli uGeneral Ria Phiyega igama lakhe ebelisematheni ePhalamende izolo ngesikhathi okhomishana bamaphoyisa ezifundazweni beyoxolisa ngokumeseka. Isithombe: BHEKI RADEBE intatheli yesolezwe OKHOMISHANA... Read more
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19d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Phiyega stands aloneIrate MPs took turns at lambasting police top brass for their public statement
Phiyega stands alone
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
Irate MPs took turns at lambasting police top brass for their public statement of support for Phiyega. Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu distanced the police ministry from the provincial commissioners' statement, saying the ministry had not known... Read more
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20d
The New Age
South African top cops eat humble pieSouth Africa’s police management, including provincial police commissioners, we
South African top cops eat humble pie
The New Age / Posted 20 days ago
South Africa’s police management, including provincial police commissioners, were made to eat humble pie on Wednesday after MPs roasted them over a “political statement” in support of their embattled boss Riah Phiyega. Briefing Parliament’s... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police commissioners repent, make U turn on support for PhiyegaNational Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega. (Deaan Vivier/Foto24) Eight of the
Police commissioners repent, make U turn on support for Phiyega
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega. (Deaan Vivier/Foto24) Eight of the country’s nine provincial police commissioners in an unprecedented step, one after the other, apologised to Parliament and the president today for their controversial... Read more
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20d
iol.co.za
Top cops blasted over Phiyega statementParliament - SAPS management, including provincial police commissioners, were m
Top cops blasted over Phiyega statement
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Parliament - SAPS management, including provincial police commissioners, were made to eat humble pie on Wednesday after MPs roasted them over a “political statement” in support of their embattled boss Riah Phiyega. Briefing Parliament’s portfolio... Read more
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iol.co.za
Phiyega support could cost top copsINDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner, General Riah Phiyega File photo:
Phiyega support could cost top cops
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner, General Riah Phiyega File photo: Masi Losi Johannesburg - Provincial police commissioners who last week issued a joint statement in support of embattled police commissioner Riah Phiyega may have opened... Read more
26d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Parliament committee disapproves of police board’s Phiyega endorsementThe calls were made as part of submissions on the white paper on police drafted
Parliament committee disapproves of police board’s Phiyega endorsement
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 days ago
The calls were made as part of submissions on the white paper on police drafted by the Civilian Secretariat for Police. The draft paper calls for a National Policing Oversight Board to monitor appointments. Several politicians decried current... Read more
26d
iol.co.za
Cops in trouble over support for PhiyegaINDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner General Riah Phiyega has been bla
Cops in trouble over support for Phiyega
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner General Riah Phiyega has been blamed for her subordinates involvement in politics. Parliament - Top police brass are in hot water for “lobbying” by backing SAPS national commissioner General Riah... Read more
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iol.co.za
Top cops in trouble over support for PhiyegaINDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner General Riah Phiyega has been bla
Top cops in trouble over support for Phiyega
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIANational police commissioner General Riah Phiyega has been blamed for her subordinates involvement in politics. Parliament - Top police brass are in hot water for “lobbying” by backing SAPS national commissioner General Riah... Read more
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