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Zuma considers a gun-free South Africa

Zuma considers a gun-free South Africa

President Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans to assist government in coming up with ways to curb police killings, saying the current situation is more than concerning..

Government - By SA News | 4 August, 2015
Leadership probe launched at telecoms department

Leadership probe launched at telecoms department

Leadership problems that cause “paralysis” at the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services are set to be independently investigated.

Government - By News24Wire | 3 August, 2015
Minister orders probe into alleged financial and tender irregularities at Prasa

Minister orders probe into alleged financial and tender irregularities at Prasa

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has written to the office of the Auditor General to request the chapter 9 state institution to conduct a forensic investigation into alleged financial and tender irregularities at Prasa.

Government - By SA News | 3 August, 2015
R15 million ‘golden handshakes’ for state telco executives: report

R15 million ‘golden handshakes’ for state telco executives: report

Parting executives from state-owned enterprises operating under the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services have received millions in “golden handshakes”, according to a report.

Government - By Staff Writer | 2 August, 2015
Public protector blocked from addressing Nkandla committee

Public protector blocked from addressing Nkandla committee

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela had expected Parliament’s ad hoc committee on Nkandla to interview her, she said on Friday.

Government - By News24Wire | 31 July, 2015
R22 million awards dinner robbed schools of textbooks: DA

R22 million awards dinner robbed schools of textbooks: DA

The Democratic Alliance has slammed the department of education for blowing its budget for the 2015 National Teacher Awards (NTA) dinner, which cost a staggering R22 million to host.

Government - By Staff Writer | 31 July, 2015
Zuma may still have to #PayBackTheMoney

Zuma may still have to #PayBackTheMoney

Irrespective of what Parliament says, President Jacob Zuma could still end up paying millions for his Nkandla homestead, a report said on Friday.

Government - By News24Wire | 31 July, 2015
BEE is affirmative action for entrepreneurs

BEE is affirmative action for entrepreneurs

The new BEE codes could well be the last nail in the coffin for the South African economy, according to a new report.

Government - By Staff Writer | 30 July, 2015
Politicians’ salaries not affordable: ANC

Politicians’ salaries not affordable: ANC

KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson Senzo Mchunu has painted a bleak picture of South Africa’s economy.

Government - By News24Wire | 30 July, 2015
It’s official: Zuma’s Nkandla ‘firepool’ is just a pool

It’s official: Zuma’s Nkandla ‘firepool’ is just a pool

The ad hoc committee on Nkandla had unanimously agreed that the swimming pool at President Jacob Zuma’s home was not a fire pool, ANC MP Thandi Mahambehlala said on Wednesday.

Government - By News24Wire | 29 July, 2015
New education tech stolen from schools

New education tech stolen from schools

The Gauteng education department says although it is disappointed by the recent theft of e-learning equipment, the incident will not deter it from delivering quality education to learners.

Government - By News24Wire | 29 July, 2015
Licence discs safe from e-tolls for now

Licence discs safe from e-tolls for now

A glitch in a law that would halt the issuing of vehicle licence discs to drivers with unpaid e-toll bills means non-compliant Gauteng road users won’t have anything to fear – for now.

Government - By News24Wire | 29 July, 2015
Joburg mayor says no to e-tolls

Joburg mayor says no to e-tolls

Joburg mayor Parks Tau says he will fight the rollout of e-tolls onto Johannesburg’s municipal roads.

Government - By Staff Writer | 29 July, 2015
Muthambi’s legal advisor struck off the roll for misconduct

Muthambi’s legal advisor struck off the roll for misconduct

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi’s legal advisor, Lungisani Daniel Mantsha, has been struck off the Law Society of the Northern Provinces’ roll since 2007, the DA said on Tuesday.

Government - By News24Wire | 28 July, 2015
Why the DA is against army conscription in SA

Why the DA is against army conscription in SA

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will oppose forced military service for youth in the country.

Government - By Staff Writer | 28 July, 2015
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