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National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office has been questioned
Popcru stands by Phiyega

Monday 24 August 2015 10:06

Popcru says it is in support of embattled National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, but says it has reservations about contents of the Farlam Commission report.


The South African Police Union is among those who have asked Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega to step down as a matter of principle
'Phiyega's removal a foregone conclusion'

Monday 24 August 2015 05:58

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega's future hangs in the balance, with analysts saying her removal from her post is almost a foregone conclusion.


Debate on Phiyega’s future intensifies

Sunday 23 August 2015 15:17

The debate on the future of National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has intensified with some analysts saying the next police boss should be a career officer.


The NFP says President Zuma has no choice but to reinstate the former Police Commissioner Bheki Cele.
Bheki Cele would do a better job than Phiyega: NFP

Sunday 23 August 2015 11:05

The National Freedom Party (NFP) has called upon President Jacob Zuma to re-instate former National Police Commissioner Bheki Cele in place of the embattled incumbent, Riah Phiyega.


The axe is hanging over police commissioner Riah Phiyega's head.
Families of Marikana victims call for Phiyega's head

Saturday 22 August 2015 20:46

The families of the slain and injured Marikana miners insist that Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega should be axed.


National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega's future hangs in the balance.
Phiyega should not be Marikana scapegoat: DA

Saturday 22 August 2015 14:41

Political parties in Parliament have welcomed the inquiry announced by President Jacob Zuma against National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega into her fitness to hold office.


Phiyega may be suspended pending inquiry

Friday 21 August 2015 20:26

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega may be suspended pending an inquiry into her fitness to hold office.


Presidency slams verbal attack on Judge Ian Farlam

Monday 17 August 2015 18:21

The Presidency says it is shocked and outraged at the attack on Marikana Commission of Inquiry Judge Ian Farlam, meted out by Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza.


SATMA nominees announced

Monday 17 August 2015 16:46

North West MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development, Manketsi Tlhape says traditional musicians must use their talents and gifts to help heal and reconcile the people of Marikana.


EFF leader, Julius Malema, says the ruling party needs to appoint a competent national police commissioner.
Malema calls for ‘suitably qualified’ police commissioner

Monday 17 August 2015 15:23

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has called on President Jacob Zuma's administration to ensure that it appoints a suitably qualified national police commissioner.


Marikana families lodge R1 billion lawsuit

Monday 17 August 2015 05:50

The families of arrested and injured Marikana mineworkers have lodge a claim amounting to R1 billion, one of their legal representatives said on Sunday.


The mine workers were killed in Marikana, North West on the 16 of August 2012.
Zuma asks South Africans to pray for families in Marikana

Sunday 16 August 2015 20:41

South African President Jacob Zuma has called upon South Africans to keep in their minds and pray for the families of the 34 mine workers who were shot and killed by the police in Marikana.


Amcu says mine lay-offs aimed at members

Sunday 16 August 2015 17:51

The president of South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union vowed on Sunday to resist proposed lay-offs in the ailing mining sector, saying the aim was to "kill" his union.  


Both DA and EFF have called on government to take responsibility for the Marikana tragedy.
Mthethwa should take responsibility for Marikana: Maimane

Sunday 16 August 2015 14:46

Speaking at Sunday's event in Marikana, Mmusi Maimane says former Police minister, Nathi Mthethwa should take responsibility for the Marikana shooting.


‘Govt should stop being in denial about Marikana’

Sunday 16 August 2015 12:12

One of the lawyers representing the victims of Marikana tragedy says government should stop being in denial.


‘Govt should do more to help Marikana victims’

Sunday 16 August 2015 08:59

The lawyer for the injured and arrested miners at Marikana, Andries Nkome says government should still do more to show it wants reconciliation with the victims.


Amcu calls for August 16 to be declared a public holiday

Sunday 16 August 2015 06:33

Some members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) have reiterated the call for August 16th to be declared a public holiday.


Mining companies should learn from Marikana: ANC

Saturday 15 August 2015 20:45

The ANC on Saturday urged mining companies to learn from the August 2012 shooting at Marikana, near Rustenburg in North West, and commit to full compliance to the Mining Charter.


Marikana families hurt by being overlooked

Saturday 15 August 2015 19:56

The family of a Lonimin security guard who was killed by striking miners during the time of the Marikana tragedy says it feels that his death is over looked.


Nactu supports Marikana families’ claims

Saturday 15 August 2015 11:23

The National Council of Trade Unions (Nactu) has come out in support of the civil claims by families of those who died in Marikana in August 2012.


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