‘Ben 10’ complaint against City Press fails

2017-06-11 06:05

Attorney Luvo Makasi’s attempts to have City Press apologise for and retract a story alleging an improper relationship between him and Water Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has failed.

Coal of Africa shares rise as miner gets green light for Makhado project

2017-05-29 12:07

Coal of Africa has received the go-ahead for its Makhado project after Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane lifted its suspended water use licence.

Cash crunch: Water dept scrambles to pay off R1.5bn debt

2017-05-25 18:10

The water and sanitation department has to reprioritise money earmarked for municipalities in order to pay off R1.5bn debt, Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has told MPs.

Western Cape water crisis an opportunity for innovation - Zille

2017-05-16 21:02

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says the ongoing drought in the Western Cape is an opportunity for the country to innovate.

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.


Ministers ask Public Protector to investigate Treasury and banking sector

2017-05-30 16:47

The Office of the Public Protector has confirmed that several ministers have written a letter requesting that she investigate the conduct, collision and corruption at National Treasury and other financial institutions.

Mokonyane doesn't know what a Gupta company is

2017-05-26 14:49

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane does not know the definition of a Gupta-linked company.

Auditor general asked to probe Zuma friend’s R81m payment

2017-05-22 07:25

The auditor general will be requested to investigate why President Jacob Zuma’s friend was given an R81m advance payment on a tender to address acid mine drainage.

The ANC never gives up - Mokonyane

2017-05-12 20:32

The construction of a desalination plant in Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal is proof the ANC government never gives up even when people “don’t believe in us”, Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane has said.

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.

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