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Xolani Mbanjwa

Gordhan slams municipalities for underspending

8 October 2014 19:05

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan has lashed out at municipalities for failing to spend over 20% of their budgets last year even as service delivery levels were not up to scratch.

SA hard at work on Nigeria building collapse – Radebe

19 September 2014 18:10

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.

Municipal employees applaud Pravin Gordhan’s threat to seize assets and sue

18 September 2014 13:32

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.

Rogue municipal officials to be blacklisted

18 September 2014 10:46

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.

Nkandla blame game

14 September 2014 15:00

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.