R11.3m pay hike for Cubans despite 'bankrupt' water dept

2017-04-20 12:59

Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane has given a group of controversial Cuban engineers an R11.3m pay hike amid claims the department is bankrupt.

Gigaba berates govt leaders over reckless downgrade statements

2017-04-13 20:32

Government leaders should not make reckless statements, but rather show empathy towards South Africans, following the recent ratings downgrades, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Nomvula's money woes

2017-04-09 06:00

Letters from Treasury show that a unit within the department has an overdraft of R3.5bn and that R654m cannot be accounted for in its financials.

Zuma going nowhere – Mokonyane

2017-04-04 22:35

Calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down are a waste of time, ANC NEC member Nomvula Mokonyane has told ANCYL members.

Water restrictions to be lifted in Gauteng

2017-02-27 12:24

The Department of Water and Sanitation says it is making arrangements for the lifting of water restrictions in Gauteng.

Stop discrediting Mokonyane because she's a woman

2017-02-24 09:00

Nomvula Mokonyane is one of the few women who are ferociously breaking down barriers in a “man’s world”, yet her critics insist on attacking her on the basis of her femininity, writes Yonela Diko.

Editorial: Mama Reverse Action

2017-02-19 06:11

When she was premier of Gauteng, Water Affairs and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane earned her nickname, Mama Action, by her no-nonsense approach to governance.

Dept stalling as waterless municipality waits for R147m pipe

2017-02-17 18:14

Wrangling between the North West government, national government, and the Magalies Water Board is delaying a much-needed pipeline to the drought-striken Kgetlengrivier municipality.

Nomvula Mokonyane’s water department is bankrupt

2017-02-12 06:02

As contractors demand billions in unpaid invoices, calls mount to place the department of water and sanitation under administration, but officials insist nothing is wrong.

Water shortages a prime example of state capture

2016-12-04 06:07

A lot of what is being presented as radical economic transformation initiatives in South Africa is simply state capture by a corrupt elite.


Factional: That's why Gauteng snubbed Zuma's birthday bash

2017-04-16 06:01

The Gauteng ANC leadership didn’t go to President Jacob Zuma’s massive 75th birthday party because they did not regard it as an ANC event, but rather as a factional gathering.

We are still trying to understand implications of junk status - Godongwana

2017-04-09 15:29

The chair of the ANC's subcommittee on economic transformation, Enoch Godongwana, says they are yet to understand the full implications of "junk status" at this stage.

Ramaphosa to blame for Kathrada memorial postponement - Mokonyane

2017-04-05 11:02

ANC NEC member Nomvula Mokonyane has blamed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the postponement of the state memorial service in honour of anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada.

Mokonyane's hotel room burgled while she slept

2017-03-19 15:57

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane was robbed of her belongings when robbers broke into her hotel room in Mthatha, her department said.

Give Mokonyane the credit she deserves

2017-02-26 06:29

City Press did well to expose and document procurement shortcomings of the project. Competent authorities such as the Auditor-General and Treasury are looking into those issues. But it is critical not to conflate and confuse procurement issues with the quality of workmanship, writes Matlakala Motloung.

'Being called Mokonyane's Ben 10 is defamatory, degrading' - Makasi

2017-02-21 17:04

Luvo Makasi, the man accused of having romantic relations with Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane, has described a report calling him her "Ben 10" as defamatory and degrading.

Nomvula’s ‘Ben 10’ calls the shots

2017-02-19 06:00

Luvo Makasi has been fingered as the young man about tender-town, negotiating deals on the minister’s behalf and ordering senior departmental officials around.

Mokonyane critics hate successful black women: ANCWL

2017-02-12 22:53

The ''character assassination'' of Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is driven by people who hate successful black women, the ANC Women's League says.

Dudu is dealt a blow

2016-12-11 06:02

Dudu Myeni’s wings have been clipped by the Pietermaritzburg High Court in KwaZulu-Natal, which last week ordered Water Affairs and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane to axe the board of the Mhlathuze Water authority – situated in Richards Bay – w

'Mr Zupta', 'black face' unparliamentary

2016-12-01 20:05

The terms “Mr Zupta” and “black face”, and comparing ANC members to wolves have been declared unparliamentary.

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