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Budget Vote 23 & 20 Presentation Department of Police and IPID delivered by Minister of Police General Bheki Cele (MP)

(2019-07-11)

Chairperson, I ascend this podium this afternoon tabling the budget vote of a highly contested territory to date, not only in our country but across international borders.


SONA 2019 Speech

(2019-02-07)

Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Ms Thandi Modise, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and esteemed members of the judiciary,


Speaking Notes for Minister of Police Bheki Cele on the Announcement of Gauteng Provincial Commissioner

(2019-02-06)

The Premier of Gauteng: Mr David Makhura, The MEC for Community Safety and Liaison: Ms Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane, The National Commissioner of Police: General Khehla Sitole, The South African Police Service management, The newly appointed Provincial Commissioner of Gauteng Members of the media,
Ladies and Gentleman


Speech by the Secretary for Police Service at the Safer Western Cape Summit

(2018-11-13)

Program Director The Minister of Police - Honourable Bheki Cele The Premier of the Western Cape Province - Ms Helen Zille; MEC for Community Safety - Mr Alan Winde; HOD of Community Safety - Mr Gideon Morris; The Provincial Commissioner - General Khombinkosi Jula; Our Esteem International Guest; Ladies and Gentlemen; If anyone feels left out, all protocol is hereby observed. I greet you all. Peace and security be with you all.


Budget Vote Speech Budget Vote 23 & 20 Department Of Police and IPID Delivered by Minister of Police Hon. General Bheki Cele (MP)

(2018-05-15)

Honourable Chairperson; Honourable Ministers present; Honourable Deputy Ministers; Chairperson and Members of the Portfolio Committee on Police; Honourable MECs present; Members of Parliament; Heads of entities within the ministry Distinguished guests; Ladies and gentlemen Thuma Mina Greetings to all the honourable members of this house and fellow South Africans.


A case for policing: Dedication to women, children and other vulnerable groups

(2018-05-15)

Honourable Speaker Minister of Police, Mr Bheki Cele Honourable Ministers that are here today Deputy Ministers Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee, the Honourable Mr Francois Beukman Honourable Members of Parliament MEC’s from provinces Police entities (CSP, IPID, SAPS, DPCI and PSIRA) Members of civil society and labour movements Esteemed guests Comrades and Friends Fellow South Africans


Minister of Police of RSA, Hon. Fikile Mbalula, MP handing over of sword of command

(2017-11-27)

Deputy Minister, Honorable Bongani Mkongi Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Hon Beukman Chief of the Defense, General Shoke The Secretary of Defense, Dr Gulube The Secretary of Police, Mr. Rapea Inspector General of Intelligence, Dr Dintwe Director Generals in the Public Service present


Minister Fikile Mbalula – speech at the gender based violence and protection of vulnerable groups

(2017-08-17)

ACTION INDABA – CENTURION
WE ARE AT A CROSSROADS AND WE HAVE NO TIME TO WASTE TIME

My Cabinet Colleagues, UN Drugs & Crime Representative Ms Akisheva, UN Regional Representative for Women Ms Shongwe Deputy Minister of Police, other Deputy Ministers,


Ministerial Debate on Violence against Women and Children

(2017-06-01)

Madam Speaker, Honourable members,

MASCULINITY AT THE EXPENSE OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN, IS NOT MANLY. THIS CANNOT CONTINUE IN OUR NAME! YESTERDAY WE WERE AT THE NCOP OVER THIS VERY ISSUE. WE DECLARED THAT WE HAVE NO TIME TO WASTE TIME WHILE OUR CHILDREN LIVE IN TERROR.


Police Minister, Mr Fikile Mbalula, MP, Budget Vote Speech: 23 May 2017

(2017-05-23)

Hon. Speaker, Baleka Mbete and Honourable members of Parliament, Deputy Minister of Police, Honourable Bongani Mkongi Deputy Ministers that are here to grace this important occasion, Members of executive council for Police, for Safety and Security that are in our mist


Minister of Police, Mr Fikile Mbalula, MP, Press Conference to outline the Ministry’s Strategic Plan for the Period 2017- 2019, Police Academy, Pretoria

(2017-04-25)

It is exactly 25 Days since the President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Gedleyihlekisa Jacob Zuma, assigned Deputy Minister, Bongani Mkongi and I to the Ministry of Police. The President issued a clarion call to us to prevent and combat crime in South Africa in all its facets.


Statement by the Minister Of Police, Mr Fikile Mbalula,MP, on the occasion of his Address to members of the South African Police Service. Pretoria. 4th April 2017

(2017-04-04)

This Press Conference has been convened by the Ministry in the South African Government with political responsibility for the Department of Police, comprising of the South African Police Service, the Independent Police Investigation and Civilian Secretariat.


Budget Vote Speech by Mr Nkosinathi Nhleko, Minister of Police Cape Town, May 10, 2016.

(2016-05-10)

House Chair, Honourable members, Chairperson of Select Committee, Honourable DL Ximbi. The Acting National Commissioner Lt Gen Phahlane and your management team, The Head of DPCI Lt General Ntlemeza and your management team, The Acting Executive Director of IPID Mr Kgamanyane, The Acting Secretary for Police Mr Rapea, The Chairperson of the PSIRA Board Prof: Mazibuko and Executive Director Mr Chairperson of the Firearms Appeal Board: Mr Mongwe Members of the South African Police Services Esteemed guests


The Occasion of The Budget Vote No. 23 & 20: Speech By The Deputy Minister Of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP): Parliament, Cape Town.

(2016-04-21)

Chairperson, Minister of Police, Mr. NPT Nhleko and all Colleagues, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Mr. F. Beukman, Honourable Members of Parliament, All MECs present, A/National Commissioner of Police, Lt. Gen Phahlane & all SAPS members, All National Heads of SAPS Entities (IPID, PSIRA and Civilian Secretariat) Our Youth and Children, Distinguished Guests,


Budget Vote Speech by Minister of Police, Nkosinathi Nhleko Cape Town 21 April 2016.

(2016-04-21)

House Chair Honourable members MECs from different provinces The Acting National Commissioner Lt Gen Phahlane and your management team The Head of DPCI Lt General Ntllemeza and your management team The Acting Executive Director of IPID Mr Kgamanyane The Acting Secretariat for Police Mr Rapea The Chairperson of the PSIRA Board Mr Mongwe The Director and Chairperson of the Firearms Appeal Board Members of the South African Police Services Esteemed guests Fellow South Africans


Minister of Police, Nkosinathi Nhleko speech at the launch of the Office of the DPCI Judge Cape Town 15 March 2016

(2016-03-15)

MECs from various provinces Members of Parliament Judge Essa Moosa, Office of the DPCI Judge Heads of Chapter 9 Institutions present Representatives from sister departments The Acting National Commissioner Ladies and gentlemen


Key Note Remarks by Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at the Ministerial Networking The Portfolio of Police, the National Development Plan – The Road Ahead: Challenges and Opportunities in the Present Climate, and Opportunities for Involvement

(2016-02-25)

Programme Director, My Colleague, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Ms. T. Xasa Speaker of the Thekwini Legislature, Cllr L. Naidoo, ANC PBF Convener, Cde. Daryl Swanepoel, Our cross-air participants in China, from the China Canton Fair, Our Business Sector represented here, Delegates, Distinguished Guests


State of the Nation Address by Jacob G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa on the occasion of the Joint Sitting of Parliament Cape Town.

(2016-02-11)

The Speaker of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Former President Thabo Mbeki,


Minister’s Address at the POLMUSCA Dinner Port Elizabeth 18 September 2015.

(2015-09-18)

The National Commissioner and your management team The host, Gen Binta President of POLMUSCA General Vuma and your organizing team All the participants and stakeholders in policing


The Occasion of the NCOP Parliamentary Debate on the Killing of Police Officers in South Africa by the Deputy Minister of Police, Ms MM Sotyu (MP).

Waging a Concerted Fight Against the Killing of Police Officers in our Country

(2015-09-01)

Chairperson of the NCOP, Ministers and Deputy Ministers present, MECs present, Members of Parliament, Civil Society present here, Members of the General Public; Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,


The Occasion of the NCOP Parliamentary Debate on the Killing of Police Officers in South Africa by the Deputy Minister of Police, Ms MM Sotyu (MP).

(2015-08-27)

Programme Director, National Commissioner of Police, General Phiyega, All SAPS Top Management present, Our SAPS Partners, UNISA representatives, Graduating Police Officers, All Police Officers present, Distinguished Guests,


Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at the SAPS Amangwe Front- Line Service Delivery Project Launch.

(2015-07-11)

Programme Director, House of Traditional Leader: Inkosi Chiliza, Minister of Police, Premier of KZN, MEC for Community Safety, All Public Representatives, National Commissioner of Police and Team, All Police Officers, All SAPS Core Stakeholders (CPFs, Unions, Business Against Crime etc.),


Keynote Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) on the Destruction of Illegal Firearms.

(2015-07-09)

Programme Director, Mayor of Sedibeng District, Cllr S. Mofokeng Local Mayor of Emfulweni, Cllr G. Hlongwane National Commissioner of Police and your Team Media, All SAPS Core stakeholders (CPFs, etc) Distinguished Guests,


The Occasion of the Budget Vote No. 23 and 20: Speech by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (Mp): Parliament, Cape Town.

(2015-05-15)

Chairperson Minister of Police, Hon. Mr. NPT Nhleko, All Ministers and Deputy Ministers, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Mr. Beukman, Honourable Members of Parliament, All MECs present, National Commissioner of Police, General Phiyega, All SAPS Top Management, All SAPS Agencies Heads (IPID, PSIRA and the Civilian Secretary), All police officers, Members of the CPFs Traditional Leadership and Civil Society, Youth, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,


Budget vote speech by Mr Nkosinathi Phiwayinkosi Thamsanqa Nhleko, Cape Town.

(2015-05-15)

Deputy Minister: Ms Makhotso Magdeline Sotyu; MECs Chairperson: Portfolio Committee on Police; Honourable Members; Management and Members of the South African Police Services; Independent Police Investigative Directorate; Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation; the Civilian Secretariat for Police; and the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority. Esteemed guests Fellow South Africans


Address by Police Minister Nathi Nhleko at the Launch of We Are One Humanity Campaign Against Xenophobia.

(2015-04-19)

South Africans of all hues have come out strongly against attacks on foreigners and foreign nationals. Now that the situation is stabilizing, the Government is turning its attention to a long-term, sustainable intervention that will address the underlying mindsets that motivate these attacks in the first place.


Key Note Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at the Directorate of Priority Investigation (DPCI) Vehicle Launch.

(2015-04-08)

Programme Director, National Commissioner of Police, General Phiyega, Acting Head of DPCI, Maj Gen Ntlemeza, Acting Executive Director of IPID All SAPS Top Management, Police Officers and officials, All SAPS Stakeholders present (Unions, CPFs, etc) Ladies and Gentlemen,


Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa National Firearms Summit 2015.

(2015-03-25)

Programme Director, Minister of Police, Mr. Nathi Nhleko, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Mr. Francois Beukman, All Members of Parliament present, National Commissioner of Police, General Phiyega, All SAPS Top Management, All Heads of SAPS Entities (Secretariat, IPID and PSIRA), All Contributors and Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen,


Key Note Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at the Official Memorial Service of the Late Sgts Lesiba Sekele and Lawrence Lentsoane.

(2015-03-19)

The Bereaved Families of Sekele, Lentsoane, and Chabane, Programme Director, Ministers and Deputy Ministers present, MECs, Councillors present, Acting National Commissioner of Police, All Provincial Commissioners present, All SAPS Top Management, Our Men and Women in Blue, All SAPS Stakeholders present, Community Leaders and Members, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen


Address by Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko at the SAPS Excellence Awards Ceremony.

(2015-03-13)

It is a great pleasure to stand here before you this evening to celebrate the men and women in blue who go beyond the call of duty to serve the people as per the oath that we have taken as well as being governed by the code of conduct that implores us to do our best in service of mankind.


Key Note Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at National Police Day and Celebration of 20 Years of Policing.

(2015-01-30)

One of the greatest leaders of Africa, who was also the first President of our neighboring country, Botswana, Sir Seretse Kgama, once said: “A nation without a past is a lost nation, and a people without a past is a people without a soul”.


Message from the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at the Western Cape Government 16 Days of Activism Campaign Launch Event.

(2014-11-24)

MEC Dan Plato, thank you very much for inviting me in my capacity as the National Deputy Minister of Police.

This is indeed a glorious day; a good day for humanity. Our presence here today is to say to you: we are here to serve the nation. For, we seek human security as opposed to women security.


Key Note Remarks by Deputy Minister of Police, Hon Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP), at the Lekgotla of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID).

(2014-11-18)

It is my privilege to open this IPID’s lekgotla for 2014 in planning forward for the coming years.

First let me take this opportunity to acknowledge and welcome the newly appointed Provincial Heads. These appointments came at the right time when leadership was needed to stabilise the institution that is the IPID.


Speech by Minister Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu - SARPCCO.

(2014-10-26)

This dinner marks the end of three days of thoughtful and deep deliberation on the character of our regional co-operation that seeks to help us to fight crime collectively as a region and individually as countries. This is in our quest to keep our citizens safe from all crime. It is correct and proper that we continue to be seized with finding ways of creating peace in the region so that commerce and our economies can thrive.


Address by Hon: Nkosinathi Nhleko at the 35th Crimestoppers International Conference Cape Town, October 15, 2014.

(2014-10-15)

Thank you for the opportunity to address this seminal conference which is being held in this country for the first time.

It is fitting, programme director, that we are hosting this conference in this country, a country that has moved from the brink of becoming a pariah of the world both in terms of state-sponsored crime and crime as a result of want and neglect.


Key Note Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at the 1st Extraordinary Session of the Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) & The 6th Session Of The African Union Ministers For Drug Control (CAMDC6).

(2014-10-09)

On behalf of the Government of South Africa, led by His Excellency, our President Jacob Zuma, we are present here to deliver our compliments to the African Union Commission.


Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu SAPS National Commemoration Day.

(2014-09-07)

Under His Excellency, our President’s leadership, we now have a blue print, in the form of the National Development Plan Vision 2030, that will both innovate and re-invigorate our mission as the nation to live side by side in our communities with tolerance, ubuntu, peace and stability.


Address by Minister NPT Nhleko at Police Commemoration, 7 September 2014 Union Buildings.

(2014-09-07)

Good morning Although this is a sombre occasion where we have come together united in sadness, it is indeed an honour for me to be in attendance as we salute our fallen heroes and heroines in blue. Today, 68 names have been newly etched on the memorial wall, appropriately situated in the gardens of the Union Buildings; the seat of government.


Key Note The Occasion of the Parliamentary Debate on Rhino Poaching and its Impact on Our Heritage by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP).

(2014-09-02)

South Africa prides itself for being home to eight of the world’s official heritage sites, as determined by the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee (Isimangaliso Wetland Park in KZN; Robben Island in WC; Cradle of Humankind in GP and NW; Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park in KZN; Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape in LIM; Cape Floral Region in NC and WC; Vredefort Dome in FS and NW; and Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape in NC).


Key Note Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) South African Police Service Celebration of Women’s Month 2014.

(2014-08-26)

Programme Directors, National Commissioner of Police, General Riah Phiyega, All Top SAPS Management present here, All Police Officers, Ladies and Gentlemen,


Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu: at the SAPS Women in Leadership and Graduation Ceremony of the 52 Senior Female Officers.

(2014-08-21)

Yesterday, I attended the 1st SAPS National Symposium on the mainstreaming of HIV/AIDS, STIs, and TB in the workplace targeting the Senior Management.


Key Note Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu: at the National Symposium on the Mainstreaming of HIV/AIDS, STI’s, and TB in the Workplace Targeting the Senior Management.

(2014-08-20)

As you might all be aware, the Leadership of SAPS, has indicated in the Budget Vote Speeches delivered at Parliament in July 2014, that, for this Governance Term 2014-2019, a priority will be given to the SAPS employee health and wellness, which would encompass an entire police officer’s career: recruitment retention, and retirement.


National Council of Provinces budget vote speech by Hon Nkosinathi Nhleko, MP.

(2014-07-29)

WE are enjoined by the Constitution, the supreme law of the Republic “to prevent, combat and investigate crime, to maintain public order, to protect and secure the inhabitants of the Republic and their property, and to uphold and enforce the law”. In their wisdom, our fathers and mothers also inserted this pearl which calls upon the “Minister of Police to to promote good relations between the police and the community and to assess the effectiveness of visible policing”.


Building a united front against crime and corruption

(2014-07-22)

A pillar of strength, knowledge and intellectual capability in South Africa, Ms Nadine Gordimer passed on a week ago. As a country, we have become poorer. We draw solace from the fact that Ms Gordimer lived her life well; to the service of human kind. We take this opportunity to pass on condolences to family, friends and society at large.


The occasion of the Budget Vote No. 25 and 23: Speech by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP): Parliament, Cape Town.

(2014-07-21)

Today, on behalf of our South African Police Service, we, as the Ministry of Police arise in-front of all South Africans to proclaim that, this Organization, the SAPS, supported by our ANC-led Government, has indeed for the past 20 years continued to fulfill and immediately fix where it fails, in its Constitutional mandate.


Key Note Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, HON MS MAKHOTSO MAGGIE SOTYU (MP): Launch of the SAPS/SASSETA Special K53 Project.

(2014-04-24)

General Phiyega, today I want to unapologetically align my message with that of our President, Mr. Jacob Zuma, who reminded South Africans that, as a nation we all have a good story to tell in the past 20 years of democracy. This is not a rhetoric statement, Ladies and Gentlemen, it is a real statement informed by facts. A fact that says today, the South African Police Service has a good story to tell, as we launch this Special K53 Project.


Speech by the Minister of Police, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa on the handing over of the upgraded Chatsworth police station to SAPS on 16 April 2014.

(2014-04-16)

There has been a police station in Chatsworth since 1965, but the recently completed upgrade was urgently needed to help SAPS best serve the quarter of a million people who live in Chatsworth. It is now a throughly modern police station, well equipped, well-staffed and with good facilities. It is a fine example of our government’s determination  to do everything possible to make South Africa a safe and peaceful place.


Key Note Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, MS Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at the SAPS National Excellence awards ceremony: Employees of the South African Police Service.

(2014-03-31)

Yes, the workload and high standards that Police Officers are required to have, is different from any other profession. But, today, we are here, General Phiyega, to honour all of you for your dedication beyond the stipulated standards and scope of your normal duty as employees of the South African Police Service.


Key note remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at the passing out Parade, Tshwane SAPS Academy.

(2014-03-07)

Congratulations to all the students who successfully completed their Basic Police Development Learning Programme, across the four Provinces of Gauteng, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. Extra congratulatory note goes to all the top achievers in their respective classes. Well done to all of you.


Key note address by the Deputy Minister of Police, Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP), South African Police Service related complaints Indaba / Dialogue.

(2014-03-06)

When this initiative of a police service related complaints dialogue was first brought to my attention, I immediately marvelled at the Civilian Secretary for Police, Ms Jenny Irish-Qhobosheane, and her entire team for taking the bull by its horns. For, Clause 4(4) of the Civilian Secretariat for the Police Service Act No. 2 of 2011 reads as follows:
 
“The Civilian Secretariat…must exercise its powers and perform its functions without fear, favour or prejudice in the interest of maintaining effective and efficient policing and a high standard of professional ethics in police service”.


Remarks by the Minister of Police, E.N. Mthethwa, MP on the Occasion of the Opening of the Tweefontein Police Station, Tweefontein, Mpumalanga.

(2014-02-21)

In an effort of ensuring that such partnerships are effective, we took a conscious decision as the Ministry of Police to interact, work with the broader society and other organs of civil society. We further established a Partnership unit within the Civilian Secretariat for Police so that we formalize these partnerships and cooperative agreements.


Remarks by the Minister of Police, E.N. Mthethwa, MP on the Occasion of the Debate of the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill [B 27D – 2012](s75) National Assembly, PARLIAMENT.

(2014-02-25)

The Private Security Regulations Amendment Bill seeks to strengthen control over the regulation of the private security industry, including security services rendered from South Africa to other countries.


Remarks by the Minister of Police, Nathi Mthethwa MP at the South African Police Service (SAPS) Public Order Policing conference, Burgers Park Hotel, Pretoria

(2014-02-07)

Let me commence my address by drawing a leadership narrative from our late colossus, our global icon, former President Nelson Mandela. To this day even after his departure from this world, Madiba is still applauded and praised worldwide for his qualitative, inspirational leadership as well as his contribution to humanity