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PIC website hacked

PIC website hacked

The website of government owned, Public Investment Corporation’s (PIC), which has more than R1.6 trillion under its management, has been hacked.


Government - By Staff Writer | 18 August, 2014
Eskom to get new boss

Eskom to get new boss

The name of the new Eskom CEO is expected to be announced next week.


Government - By Staff Writer | 17 August, 2014
South Africa’s ICT fears becoming reality: DA

South Africa’s ICT fears becoming reality: DA

The DA says it will seek intervention in a reported ‘turf war’ over Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) between two newly created ministries in the telecoms and communications portfolio.


Government - By Staff Writer | 15 August, 2014
State gets tough on BEE fronting

State gets tough on BEE fronting

The Department of Trade and Industry says it will centralise BEE accreditation and look at ways to take this function in-house.


Government - By Staff Writer | 15 August, 2014
How qualified are South Africa’s leaders?

How qualified are South Africa’s leaders?

What qualifications do you need to run a country or head up a large organisation? We take a look at how Zuma stacks up against his peers and predecessors


Government - By Staff Writer | 13 August, 2014
Concern over ANC’s ‘pay-for-jobs’

Concern over ANC’s ‘pay-for-jobs’

The DA says it will write to the PSC to request an investigation into the ANC’s alleged requests for contributions from state employees to party funds.


Government - By Staff Writer | 12 August, 2014
South Africa’s big economic plans

South Africa’s big economic plans

Increasing GDP growth to five percent over the next five years is one of the key economic targets of the 2014-19 Medium-Term Strategic Framework, released by Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on Thursday.


Government - By SAPA | 7 August, 2014
Eskom needs R250 billion to avoid being junked

Eskom needs R250 billion to avoid being junked

South African energy utility Eskom needs to find R250 billion of support or it could get cut to junk status – dragging the country’s credit rating down, according to Bloomberg.


Government - By Staff Writer | 7 August, 2014
Cosatu will fight attempts to privatise Eskom

Cosatu will fight attempts to privatise Eskom

Cosatu on Wednesday vowed to fight “to the bitter end” any attempts to privatise Eskom.


Government - By SAPA | 6 August, 2014
Sanral denies keeping tolling tender secrets

Sanral denies keeping tolling tender secrets

Sanral says its application to the Western Cape High Court has nothing to do with enacting the so-called “secrecy bill”, but rather to protect the confidentiality of in-process tenders.


Government - By Staff Writer | 4 August, 2014
Sanral “secrecy bid” heads to court

Sanral “secrecy bid” heads to court

An application by Sanral to keep secret certain tolling documentation is set to be heard in a closed session at the high court in Cape Town on Monday.


Government - By SAPA | 4 August, 2014
Public Protector looking at Zuma daughter appointment

Public Protector looking at Zuma daughter appointment

The office of the Public Protector is assessing a complaint regarding the appointment of SA president Jacob Zuma’s youngest daughter to the department of telecoms.


Government - By Staff Writer | 1 August, 2014
Sita, Post Office investigations welcomed

Sita, Post Office investigations welcomed

The African National Congress on Thursday welcomed the Special Investigating Unit’s (SIU’s) probe into a number of institutions for maladministration and corruption.


Government - By SAPA | 31 July, 2014
SA municipalities wasted R815 million last year

SA municipalities wasted R815 million last year

Wasteful and irregular expenditure by 319 South African municipalities has increased over the past year, Auditor General Kimi Makwetu said on Wednesday.


Government - By Staff Writer | 30 July, 2014
It’s okay for ministers to have business interests: Muthambi

It’s okay for ministers to have business interests: Muthambi

There was nothing wrong with Cabinet members having business interests as long as there was no conflict of interest, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi said.


Government - By SAPA | 29 July, 2014
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