The City of Johannesburg must consider buying a building after it failed to terminate services to the “hijacked” building and take disciplinary steps against a former councillor who admitted to encouraging the illegal occupation, says Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.
It took fewer than ten minutes for the State’s fraud case against ANC NEC member Pule Mabe and his co-accused to finally fall apart.
Fana Hlongwane, the former special adviser to the late defence minister Joe Modise, has described arms deal critics as a “lunatic fringe” which did not want to accept that a democratic and African government bought arms in a manner that was above board.
The international relations and cooperation department is staying mum on whether South Africa and United States officials knew about a deal that had been struck to release South African hostage Pierre Korkie from his Yemen captors prior to attempts by US Special Forces to release an American hostage.
More men than women are dying from HIV despite a decrease in the number of deaths related to infectious diseases, according to 2013 statistics.
Auditor-General (AG) Kimi Makwetu today celebrates one year at the helm of one of South Africa’s most respected institutions.
Government departments’ irregular expenditure doubled to R62 billion in the past financial year – and, says Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu, crooked officials are becoming more daring because they don’t fear any punishment.
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has expressed concern that the departments of health, education and public works, which are key to basic service delivery, cannot “adequately and accurately” account for how they spent 37% of government’s R1 trillion of last year’s budget.
The government has introduced a new plan to ensure that by 2019 patients who go to the country’s 3 500 clinics do not wait for more than two hours for assistance, President Jacob Zuma has said.
Eleven of the public works officials charged in relation to the spending at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead say they fear for their lives if journalists sit in on their hearings.
The Public Service Commission says some government departments are abusing affirmative action by not filling posts when there are no qualified black candidates available.
The presidency has lamented the state’s reliance on outsourcing work to consultants, poor management in departments and instability in the administrative leadership.
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I run because I run, and lately it feels like I’ve been running for my life.
Ordinary people are adversely affected by load shedding, and there may well be disastrous consequences for jobs, livelihoods and our sinking economy.
We hear it all the time, especially during the festive season. Many of South Africa’s taxis are death traps.