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SAPS blasted over Mdluli saga

The withdrawal of charges against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has "undermined the integrity" of the police, says the high court.

Lawyers tussle over authenticity of Mdluli’s suspension letter

Lawyers for former acting top cop Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi have rubbished claims by Richard Mdluli's attorney that police fabricated evidence against him.

Suspension letter was faked, says Mdluli’s lawyer

Richard Mdluli's lawyer has put it to the Labour Court that a letter supposedly validating the former police spy chief's suspension was fabricated.

Unlucky SA: Mkhwanazi’s acting days are over

Nhlanhla "Lucky" Mkhwanazi's days as SA's acting top cop are numbered, as President Zuma looks set to formally replace General Bheki Cele this week.

Heat on Mdluli as more NGOs hound him in court

Corruption Watch and the Social Justice Coalition have filed a joint application for former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli to be suspended.

Freedom Under Law goes ahead with Mdluli application

Freedom Under Law will go ahead with its court application for the suspension of former crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli.

Mthethwa: Police suffering from apartheid hangover

The SA Police Service is finding it a huge challenge to transform into a responsible, trustworthy service, says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Richard Mdluli cries foul over suspension technicalities

The former police spy boss has been suspended by the very man he hoped to replace as SA's top cop. But his lawyer says he's not out of the game yet.

Police boss moves against Richard Mdluli

Acting commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi appears to be defying political attempts to bury the investigation into the former head of crime intelligence.

Civil society rides to the rescue

The deepening crisis surrounding the reinstatement of Richard Mdluli has one positive dimension: the growing role of activists in shaping governance.

Police management take a beating in Parliament

The chairperson of Parliament's portfolio committee on police has questioned the integrity and competence of South African Police Service management.

Acting police commissioner stays put

Lieutenant-General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi remains acting police commissioner despite media reports of his imminent resignation.

Hand-picking staff not fair, but I’m OK with it, says police chief

Acting national police head Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi has defended hand-picked appointments, saying the practice may not be fair, but happens worldwide.

Kodwa to sue police for wrongful arrest

Presidential adviser Zizi Kodwa is suing the police for R5-million after he was wrongfully arrested for drunk driving on November 11.

SAPS spy chiefs purged

Only one general in the unit remains in his job. The police are mum on the reasons, but sources say they are linked to conspiracy or corruption.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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