Metal wage agreement death for SMEs - FMF

2014-07-31 17:25

The wage agreement in the metals and engineering sector is the death knell for small businesses, says the Free Market Foundation.

Sanral did apply for interdict

2014-07-22 22:04

Sanral applied for an urgent interdict to keep people off its land in Lwandle, Cape Town, after it became clear that a "large-scale" invasion was taking place.

Housing delivery dropped by 25% - Sisulu

2014-07-15 18:56

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says there has been a drastic drop in the delivery of houses in the country.

Evictions continue despite moratorium - Sisulu

2014-07-15 15:54

Despite a call for a moratorium on evictions during winter, the removal of informal settlement dwellers continues unabated, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Lwandle evictions hearings set to start

2014-07-14 07:58

Public hearings into the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town, are expected to begin.

Our racist politicians

2014-07-01 08:25

The increasing incidence of racialised attacks in Parliament are symptomatic of a creeping racism entering our politics, writes Kameel Premhid.

Residents protest Sanral evictees' move

2014-06-25 22:44

Macassar, Cape Town, residents have protested against plans to relocate Lwandle Sanral evictees to their area.

Sisulu ordered to withdraw 'native for hire' remark

2014-06-19 21:29

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has been forced to withdraw her remark to a joint sitting of Parliament calling DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane a native for hire.

Sisulu: Evictions should be humane

2014-06-13 05:00

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has called on land owners to be humane when enforcing evictions.

Land not yet chosen for Lwandle evictees

2014-06-10 22:58

No decision has yet been made on where evicted shack dwellers will be moved to in Cape Town, a national human settlements official says.

Sisulu: Zille should have taken responsibility

2014-06-10 05:00

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille should have taken responsibility for Lwandle residents from day one, Human Settlement Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Zille blames politics for Lwandle evictions

2014-06-09 14:32

The "real story" behind the Lwandle evictions in the Western Cape is a political one, DA leader Helen Zille has suggested.

De Lille asks for impartial Lwandle probe

2014-06-06 06:00

The head of the team to investigate the evictions at Lwandle has extremely close links to the ANC, claims Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille.

Sanral to make up for evictions

2014-06-05 17:46

Sanral will purchase land to permanently house Western Cape residents who were evicted from their shacks, says Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

Lwandle residents get hot meals

2014-06-04 11:29

Around 800 people evicted from Lwandle in Cape Town have received hot meals as a cold front hits the city. The residents were displaced after 223 shacks were demolished earlier in the week.

Sisulu criticises Lwandle evictions

2014-06-04 07:00

The City of Cape Town and Sanral should have handled the evictions at Lwandle near Strand in the Western Cape better, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Sisulu to fast-track building of houses

2014-05-28 18:53

Newly appointed Minister for Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu has promised to fast-track the delivery of "decent" houses as she takes up her new role.

ANC to meet with Cosatu over 'support'

2014-04-29 14:46

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says the party is set to meet Cosatu throughout the country to discuss support.

Madonsela ready to release Nkandla report

2014-03-18 17:11

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will release her final report on Nkandla, amid criticism of her work.

Doubts about time spent on Nkandla report

2014-03-17 10:04

Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu is sceptical about whether enough time was spent on the public protector's final report on the security upgrades at Nkandla.

Ministers clash over charter flights

2014-03-16 08:04

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu are embroiled in such a row over an R11m bill for charted flights that the issue could end up in court, says a report.

Nzimande, Sisulu poke fun at Zille, Ramphele

2014-02-04 14:10

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu kissed on the sidelines of the Cabinet lekgotla in Pretoria, taking a jab at Agang SA and the DA’s failed merger.

Mandela's spirit still strong - daughter

2013-12-03 18:03

Former president Nelson Mandela's spirit is still strong even though he is sick, his daughter Makaziwe has said at the launch of a publication chronicling his life.

Cabinet: Practice safe sex

2013-11-21 16:39

Cabinet has called on South Africans to abstain, be faithful, and use a condom to help government's efforts to stem the HIV/Aids pandemic.

Cabinet: Exercise your right and vote

2013-11-21 13:07

Cabinet has welcomed the high number of voters who have registered for next year's elections, and has urged South Africans to exercise their right to vote.


Lwandle public hearings to resume

2014-07-25 18:33

An inquiry into the removal of people from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town will resume its public hearings next week, spokesperson Vusi Tshose says.

De Lille: Two Lwandle evictions this year

2014-07-15 18:57

Two evictions on Sanral-owned land in Lwandle, Cape Town, took place this year, Mayor Patricia de Lille has said in trying to set out the "facts".

Lwandle inquiry like political hit squad - Zille

2014-07-15 17:08

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says a committee probing the evictions of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle has all the hallmarks of a "political hit squad".

Zille to brief media on Lwandle

2014-07-15 07:04

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is expected to brief media in Cape Town on the Lwandle inquiry into the removal of 849 families from Sanral-owned land.

Lwandle evictions hearings to start

2014-07-11 06:10

Public hearings into last month's eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, near Cape Town, will begin next week, the housing ministry says.

Date set for Lwandle inquiry

2014-06-30 14:47

A date for the public hearings into the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town, has been set, the head of a ministerial inquiry says.

Parties not taking voters seriously - Zuma

2014-06-20 14:12

President Jacob Zuma has told MPs that there has been a “very dramatical” decline in other parties, which indicated that they did not take voters seriously.

Sisulu's backhanded SONA compliment

2014-06-19 09:52

Lindiwe Sisulu possibly outdid Julius Malema in the State of the Nation debates in Parliament, argues Anneke Scheepers.

Sisulu, De Lille to visit Lwandle families

2014-06-11 05:33

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will visit the evicted Lwandle families.

Lwandle evictees relocation met with anger

2014-06-10 09:07

Cape Town’s eviction drama has taken another turn as tensions rose between Blackheath residents and their new neighbours who were moved from Lwandle last week.

De Lille: Sanral must follow processes

2014-06-09 16:42

Sanral needs to comply with statutory processes before it can move evicted families onto new land in Cape Town, Mayor Patricia de Lille has said.

CT has housing kits for Lwandle evicted

2014-06-07 07:07

Cape Town is ready to provide emergency housing kits to illegal shack dwellers evicted from Sanral land next to the N2, says mayor Patricia de Lille.

Sisulu: Zille wasn't stirring a pot

2014-06-05 20:08

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's absence at a hall for evicted Cape Town shack dwellers was surprising, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has said.

Lwandle locals take shelter from cold

2014-06-04 15:15

Residents of Lwandle in Cape Town have made a community hall their home after their shacks were set alight and destroyed during their eviction.

Peters: Lwande evictions must stop

2014-06-04 09:02

Evictions at Lwandle near Strand in the Western Cape must be put on hold, the transport department says.

Ministers to visit Cape eviction site

2014-06-03 17:15

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters and Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu are to visit the scene of evictions at Lwandle near Strand to try find solutions to the situation.

Zuma's plan for 2nd term

2014-05-11 16:04

The National Development Plan will take centre stage when President Jacob Zuma begins his second term as head of state later this month.

Youth must value education - Sisulu

2014-04-11 10:34

The youth should value and seize the opportunity for education, Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Sisulu abused public money - DA

2014-03-16 16:38

Reports that Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu spent R11m for chartered flights on a Gulfstream jet while she was defence minister, shows a staggering abuse of public money, the DA says.

Mixed body language during Zuma speech

2014-02-13 21:02

There was a mixed reaction in the body language of MPs as they listened to President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address.

Book ensures Mandela legacy lives on - Sisulu

2013-12-04 12:48

Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says a book chronicling Nelson Mandela's life will ensure that his legacy is never forgotten.

E-tolls is daylight robbery - DA

2013-11-21 17:49

The Democratic Alliance says that motorists can put an end to the daylight robbery of e-tolls as it launched its campaign to drum up support for the upcoming elections.

Probe Tongaat mall collapse - Cabinet

2013-11-21 14:38

Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says Cabinet wants a rigorous investigation into the Tongaat mall collapse.

Sisulu: Public servants SA's engine

2013-11-15 19:30

Workers in the public service sector are the engine South Africa runs on, says Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

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