ARTICLES RELATING TO SCOPA

Scopa calls Gordhan to appear over Sassa crisis

2017-03-07 16:42

Parliament's standing committee on public accounts has called Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to appear before it to discuss the social grants crisis.

Dlamini must go, now - DA, Cope

2017-03-04 13:34

The DA and Cope have both called for Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to be sacked immediately following the resignation of her director general over the Sassa scandal.

Sassa to face Scopa over grants crisis

2017-02-28 05:48

The SA Social Security Agency will appear before Parliament's standing committee on public accounts to discuss the looming social grants crisis.

Sanral slammed for over R1.6bn irregular spend

2016-11-16 13:00

The South African National Roads Agency has been slammed by MPs in Parliament for being vague about its more than R1.6bn irregular expenditure.

Post Office chair must pay back the money - Scopa member

2016-04-13 10:34

Parliamentary officials have demanded that the Post Office chair pay back money lost through the resignations of top officials.

Cwele jumps in to fix Post Office, Scopa spat

2016-04-07 08:55

The telecoms and postal services minister is attempting to smooth over a spat between the Post Office chair and Parliament's Standing Committee of Public Accounts.

Parliament questions Post Office chair's commitment

2016-03-09 07:20

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts has questioned the commitment of the South African Post Office chair after he failed to appear at a key hearing.

Axe falls at troubled Compensation Fund

2015-06-02 19:23

The axe has begun to fall at the troubled Compensation Fund amid calls for more "drastic measures" to be taken.

Woods: Modise benefited from arms deal

2014-09-02 14:35

Former defence minister Johannes "Joe" Modise benefited from the arms deal, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Gauteng govt wastes money on consultants - AG

2014-07-17 18:37

The Gauteng government's use of consultants is increasing despite some departments being able to do the work themselves, says the auditor general's office.

 

AS IT HAPPENED: Dlamini dodges tough questions during Scopa grants crisis briefing

2017-03-07 10:00

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini was present at a Parliamentary Scopa briefing to address pressing questions on the looming grants crisis, but hesitated to answer questions with clarity, causing frustration among MPs and committee members.

Scopa angry over 'honest' DG's resignation in Sassa matter

2017-03-04 10:45

The standing committee on public accounts says it is angry over the resignation of Department of Social Development director general Zane Dangor, lamenting the loss of an "honest" worker.

Irregular expenditure of Des van Rooyen's dept up 184%

2016-11-17 15:08

Under Des van Rooyen’s watch, the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has increased its irregular expenditure by 184%.

Drop in departments with clean audits

2016-11-02 11:15

The audit outcomes of departments are slow to improve, with the percentage of departments with clean audits down from 29% in the previous financial year to 26%.

Management collapse to blame for Post Office losses

2016-04-13 07:57

Post Office chair Dr Simosezwe Lushaba has faced an angry Parliament, having to account for losses at the state-owned entity, which climbed to R1.4bn.

Post Office chair rubbishes Scopa allegations

2016-03-14 10:36

The chair of the South African Post Office has hit back at Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts for questioning his commitment to the state-owned entity.

Angry Scopa lashes Post Office over chair no-show

2016-03-08 11:20

A parliamentary committee has slammed the South African Post Office for the absence of its chairperson at a key meeting into the financial viability of the state-owned entity.

KZN health department investigations questioned

2015-04-03 17:32

The KwaZulu-Natal health department's major investigations into fraud and corruption is in fact nothing other than a probe to determine whether one of its staff members urinated in public, claims the DA.

Former Scopa chair to testify at Seriti Commission

2014-09-02 06:22

Former chairperson of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) Gavin Woods is expected to testify at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry.

DA announces shadow KZN Cabinet

2014-05-28 16:09

The Democratic Alliance, which became the official opposition in KwaZulu-Natal for the first time following this year’s elections, has announced what it called its "shadow provincial Cabinet".

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