Don’t flaunt your wealth, says the government.
Victims and relatives of the Nigeria building collapse deserve justice and government hopes an investigation into the cause of the tragedy will do just that, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.
President Jacob Zuma has established a ministerial task team to help the families of the 67 South Africans who died when a church collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria, last week.
The government plans to seize assets and institute civil suits against any municipal official found guilty of corruption or fraud to recoup any money that is lost, says Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan.
The government has started setting up a database of dodgy municipal officials to make sure those who are found guilty of mismanaging money, fixing tenders and misbehaving cannot work elsewhere in government for up to 10 years.
Senior public works officials abdicated their responsibilities to exercise oversight over the spending in the controversial Nkandla project for President Jacob Zuma’s private residence and allowed consultants to dictate terms.
Statistics South Africa released the results of the prevalence of disability among South Africans in Pretoria this morning.
Professor Muxe Nkondo, who heads the panel that will advise Gauteng Premier David Makhura on the controversial roads e-tolling system in the province, believes the transport department and the SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will come to the table.
When you’re addicted to nyaope, you can’t hold down a job. You want nyaope all the time because your body needs it.
The handover of the spy tapes to the Democratic Alliance was delayed by an hour today, but the tapes were finally handed over to the party’s leader, Helen Zille, this afternoon.
Statistician-General Pali Lehohla has released the results of the 2013 nonfinancial census of the country’s municipalities today.
Lesotho’s beleaguered prime minister, Tom Thabane, is hoping to meet President Jacob Zuma to talk about the alleged coup that happened in his country in the early morning hours of yesterday.
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Carien du Plessis had a few precious hours of free time during the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, and, after a few Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, took a run through DC’s Disneyland for democracy.
After having read my Sunday papers last week, one of the stories that caught my attention was the story with the headline “Dolus what?” (City Press, September 14 2014).
The lively exchanges in this new term of Parliament have been welcomed for breathing life into what used to be a flat and sleepy House.