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Cele must answer police committee over McBride’s job

The committee met on Thursday to set out a programme for dealing with the matter of whether or not to renew Ipid boss Robert McBride's contract

Plot to assassinate Johan Booysen involved Zuma, Myeni —DA MP

Dianne Kohler Barnard made the allegations in Parliament on Tuesday

Dianne Kohler Barnard absent as lawyers arrive in court for hate speech case

Kohler Barnard was demoted from shadow police minister to deputy shadow minister of public works after sharing a Facebook post praising PW Botha.

R47m spent to service empty government buildings, MPs told

Unused government buildings are costing South Africa almost R50-million in rates and taxes, while another R12-million is spent on water and lights.

Dissent in DA about centre of power

Lifting of Dianne Kohler Barnard's ban causes rumble in Democratic Alliance's decision-making organs.

Kohler Barnard’s DA expulsion withdrawn

The disciplinary arm of the Democratic Alliance has granted the MP’s expulsion appeal. The other conditions, like paying a fine, still stand.

How social media shaped – and shamed – SA in 2015

From student protests to celebrity tiffs, Twitter made sure SA got their bite-sized outrage, rants and reflections trending, writes Sthembiso Sithole.

Step aside: ‘I am black and proud’ says Phiyega

National Commissioner Riah Phiyega is black, proud, capable and cannot be undone by a mere MP, according to an SMS she sent to Dianne Kohler-Barnard.

DA: Fire Phiyega for all her ‘failings’

The safety of South Africans depends on President Jacob Zuma firing police commissioner Riah Phiyega, the DA said in Parliament.

DA’s Kohler Barnard considers action against ANC chief whip

DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard is considering legal action against ANC chief whip Stone Sizani for accusing her of breaching confidentiality.

ANC wants Kohler Barnard off ethics committee

ANC chief whip Stone Sizani wants DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard removed for publicly disclosing sensitive information during Dina Pule's hearing.

ANCYL: Sars doesn’t answer to opposition parties

The ANC Youth League said Sars shouldn't take orders from opposition parties, in response to the DA calling for a lifestyle audit on Julius Malema.

DA condemns attacks on journalists by police

The DA on Monday condemned the assaults on two newspaper photographers by police in Bloemfontein and Pretoria.

Police watchdog to probe arrest of journalists

The Independent Complaints Directorate (ICD) is to investigate recent police action against two <em>Sowetan</em> journalists.

DA: Police to return to ‘apartheid-era ranks’

The South African Police Service is set to return to "apartheid-era ranks" on April 1, DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard said on Thursday.

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