Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has a definitive message for warring acting national police commissioner‚ Khomotso Phahlane‚ and Independent Police Investigative Directorate head‚ Robert McBride: Stop your nonsense and get on with your jobs. Speaking at the announcement of the appointment of new acting Hawks head‚ Lt-Gen Yolisa Matakata‚ in Pretoria on Thursday‚ Mbalula said he was tired of the wars between the two. He replaced former Hawks’ boss‚ Berning Ntlemeza with Matakata after the Pretoria High Court ruled on Wednesday that last month’s high court ruling — that Ntlemeza’s appointment be reviewed — be upheld. Speaking on the sidelines of a media conference announcing Matakata’s appointment‚ Mbalula said the fight between Phahlane and McBride was affecting the public’s perception of law enforcement in the country. "This needs to stop. You both have jobs to do and you need to get on and do your jobs," he said. He said he would be addressing the confrontation between the two and t...

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