Our ministers' hot wheels

2013-09-08 17:47

Ministers and their deputies have been buying cheaper cars than they did four years ago, but they’re still not buying bargain basement specials.

NCC head taking dept to court

2012-05-14 08:12

The National Consumer Commission head is taking the trade and industry department to court after claiming she was effectively dismissed when her position was advertised.

Cosatu cracks down on corruption

2011-06-26 10:42

Labour federation Cosatu is ready to name and shame ­corrupt public officials and politicians through its new watchdog agency, Corruption Watch.

WikiLeaks: US worried over bling-spending

2010-12-09 23:21

The US Consulate in Cape Town was concerned about the excessive spending by South African government ministers on luxury cars, WikiLeaks says.

Nyanda gets new parliamentary role

2010-11-25 16:34

Axed communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda is to become President Jacob Zuma's parliamentary counsellor.

Minister pledges support to SABC board

2010-11-10 21:33

Newly appointed Communications Minister Roy Padayachie has pledged to support the SABC's embattled board members as they try to resolve instability at the broadcaster.

No apologies for not inviting ANC

2010-11-03 18:11

The ANC's scathing reaction to last week's civil society conference, which it was not invited to, is "reminiscent of the paranoia of the Mbeki era".

Cabinet reshuffle positive - DA

2010-10-31 21:23

President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle is a positive indication of "renewed focus on accountability", says the DA.

Fire Richard Baloyi - DA

2010-10-25 18:06

Just in case President Jacob Zuma is having trouble deciding how to go about the Cabinet reshuffle that many commentators seem to think is imminent, the DA's Athol Trollip has some tips for him.

Body to review pay of SOE board

2010-10-17 11:47

A service provider has been appointed to review the salaries of state-owned enterprise board members, Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda says.


ANC slams British for Marikana crisis

2012-09-16 19:00

ANC leaders have blamed British media, “populism and mavericks” - such as Julius Malema - for the ongoing violence in Marikana and surrounding mines.

DA wants broadcasting bill scrapped

2011-09-02 21:03

The proposed public service broadcasting bill does not warrant a discussion and should be scrapped, the Democratic Alliance says.

Transnet reinstates Gama

2011-02-23 19:36

Siyabonga Gama has been reinstated to the executive committee of Transnet Limited following a review of his dismissal, the parastatal's board says.

City Press ordered to apologise

2010-12-02 14:04

The Press Ombudsman has ordered City Press to apologise for insinuating that former Sentech chairperson Quraysh Patel breached the Finance Management Act.

Padayachie aims to stabilise SABC

2010-11-11 16:06

Newly appointed Communications Minister Roy Padayachie has aimed to stabilise the troubled national broadcaster, and fill all vacancies within his department.

DA lays charge over Nyanda tender

2010-11-08 19:07

The DA in Gauteng has laid charges against the former head of the province's roads and transport department in connection with a tender involving Siphiwe Nyanda's company.

Expert: Some Zuma moves to appease left

2010-10-31 22:06

President Jacob Zuma has sacked seven ministers in a major Cabinet reshuffle aimed at strengthening the government and seen as making some concessions to the left.

Zuma announces dramatic reshuffle

2010-10-31 19:09

President Jacob Zuma has announced a Cabinet reshuffle which has seen nine ministers being replaced.

Minister rejects allegations

2010-10-17 14:41

The Minister of Communications Siphiwe Nyanda has said his former director general Mamodupi Mohlala had "crossed the line" following a newspaper report.

SA secures telecoms council seat

2010-10-16 08:02

South Africa has again secured a seat on the International Telecommunications Union council at the Plenipotentiary Conference in Mexico.

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