Latest articles on Riah Phiyega

Phiyega files review application against Claassen inquiry

The inquiry found that the suspended police commissioner was not fit to hold office and that she lied to the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.

Zuma to consider report on Phiyega’s fitness to hold office

The report was delivered to Zuma by the chairperson of the board of inquiry, Judge Neels Claassen.

‘Cut-and-paste’ report invalid, says Phiyega

Suspended SAPS commissioner seeks a review of the report that led to a board of inquiry, which has now reportedly found she is not fit to hold office.

Lonmin could lose licence over failure to improve workers’ living conditions

The presidency says the company has been too slow to build accommodation for its workers, many of whom still live in temporary shacks.

​Phiyega’s war on Booysen led to an unlikely – and surprising – alliance with McBride

Initially suspicious, the major general discovered another side to the tenacious IPID director — which in turn would lead to McBride’s suspension

Claassen inquiry now mulling Phiyega’s fate

A board of inquiry into suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness for office was concluded on Friday pending a final finding.

Phiyega’s refusal to testify at Claassen inquiry ‘will come back to haunt her’

The Claassen board of inquiry is investigating suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega’s fitness for office following the Marikana massacre.

Phiyega mustn’t be spared testimony by Marikana survivors and widows – lawyers

The Claassen inquiry failed to adequately cross-examine the suspended police commissioner, victims’ representatives argue.

Phiyega’s judgment day looms

What was said by witnesses appears to suggest it will be difficult to prove her complicity in the Marikana massacre.

Phiyega’s email exposes her deceit

Evidence at the Claassen inquiry into the police commissioner’s fitness to hold office reveals that she secretly sought to undermine the Farlam probe.

Claassen inquiry: ‘National management’ ordered advance on Marikana miners, says witness

The Claassen inquiry regarding suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness for office continued in Pretoria on Wednesday.

First big blow for Phiyega at Claassen inquiry

The commission of inquiry into Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office began on Tuesday after the police commissioner was suspended last year.

Six bizarre explanations for the Nkandla “fire pool”

The Mail & Guardian has tracked down the bizarre comments made by the president's staunchest defenders to explain his Nkandla 'fire pool'.

Editorial: #ShowUsTheDoccie

It's clear the SABC will not broadcast Rehad Desai's Emmy award-winning documentary on Marikana, Miners Shot Down, because it makes the ANC look bad.

[From our archives] Phiyega flew too close to the sun

With access to high political power, she believed she was unaccountable and untouchable, writes David Bruce.

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