Suspended director gets R3m salary ‘for doing nothing’

2015-02-08 14:24

A former director of the water affairs department has been drawing a R3m salary following his suspension two years ago, a Sunday newspaper has reported.

Ramaphosa's political deal falters

2014-11-19 22:32

Parliament again degenerated into insults and obscene gestures as a detente between the ANC and opposition brokered by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa fell apart after a day.

ANC minister physically restrained in Parly

2014-11-13 17:07

ANC MPs have physically restrained an irate Lindiwe Zulu, minister of small business development, after a verbal altercation with an EFF MP outside the National Assembly Chamber.

Sisulu housing announcement insult to poor - EFF

2014-10-24 17:18

EFF says Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's announcement that people under the age of 40 will no longer receive free housing is an insult to the poor.

Tongaat mall businessman wants Sisulu apology

2014-10-23 14:07

Durban businessman Jay Singh wants Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu to apologise for claiming that the ill-fated Tongaat mall is partially financed by her department.

No free housing for under 40s - Sisulu

2014-10-21 19:34

Anyone younger than 40 will not get a free house from the government, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Lwandle report handed to Sisulu

2014-10-08 15:52

A report into the eviction of 800 families from Sanral-owned land in Lwandle, Cape Town, has been handed to Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

R1bn for MKVA housing backlog, says Sisulu

2014-10-06 20:40

The human settlements department will spend close to R1bn to deal with the backlog of housing for about 6 000 military veterans, says Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

SAHRC : Evictions must involve 'ubuntu'

2014-09-10 14:48

Evictions of illegal land dwellers must be done humanely, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said in Cape Town on Wednesday.

Defence dept 'obstructing' Sisulu flight probe

2014-09-02 15:39

The defence department is obstructing an investigation into money spent by its former minister Lindiwe Sisulu for chartered flights on a Gulfstream jet, the DA says.


Small business minister taken to task

2015-01-13 05:00

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu has been taken to task for not engaging with relevant experts in a sector that is at a critical low point in South Africa.

Sisulu 'flips a Floyd' in Parly

2014-11-19 19:46

Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli has again warned MPs to desist from making hand gestures, after Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu was caught gesturing with her middle finger.

Women to get state house in case of divorce - Sisulu

2014-10-28 19:20

A law amendment is in the pipeline to ensure that if a couple in a free government house get divorced the house goes to the wife, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Lwandle mass evictions illegal - Sisulu

2014-10-23 22:31

The mass eviction of more than 800 families from Sanral land in Lwandle near Somerset West earlier this year was illegal, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Funding of Tongaat mall questioned

2014-10-22 16:57

The inquiry into the Tongaat mall collapse has been postponed amid questions over whether the government had partially funded the mall.

Sisulu to establish housing ombudsman

2014-10-19 14:34

A housing ombudsman would be established to monitor policies and address issues in the housing sector, the department of human settlements says.

R1bn for MKVA housing backlog - Sisulu

2014-10-06 21:56

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says her department would spend close to R1bn to deal with the backlog of housing for about 6 000 military veterans.

Inquiry report into Lwandle evictions completed

2014-10-02 19:39

The ministerial inquiry's report into the Lwandle, Cape Town, evictions has been completed and will be handed over to Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

Research groups expected at Lwandle inquiry

2014-09-10 08:31

Legal and policy research institutions are expected to make presentations at the Lwandle commission of inquiry.

Veterans to get houses

2014-08-15 07:30

Government plans to build the first 5 000 houses for military veterans, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

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