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R75 a day for public works programme

2014-11-05 07:00

The new prescribed minimum wage for the state-supported expanded public works programme is R75.10, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.

Date set for first Nkandla disciplinary hearing

2014-10-01 21:05

The first disciplinary hearing against public works department officials allegedly implicated in wrongdoing in upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home will take place in late October.

ANC govt has history of kleptomania - EFF

2014-09-29 18:30

EFF says the irregular expenditure in the department of public works amounting to R34.9bn indicates a culture of kleptomania in government.

Nxesi: Property management plan up by November

2014-09-09 13:29

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi wants the newly-approved Property Management Trading Entity to be operational by November.

Minister becomes victim of Facebook ID theft

2014-09-02 16:40

Another minister - the third in the space of two months - has been the victim of stolen identity after a Facebook profile purporting to be his, was created.

Zuma has responded to all Nkandla reports - presidency

2014-08-16 14:08

President Jacob Zuma has responded to all reports regarding the security upgrades at his Nkandla private home, the presidency says.

Nkandla: Zuma confident in Parliament

2014-08-15 07:46
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President Jacob Zuma says he is confident that Parliament would effectively deal with the report on security upgrades to his Nkandla home.

13 officials to face Nkandla music - report

2014-07-20 18:09

Thirteen officials have been charged in an internal disciplinary hearing for maladministration related to the R246m upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s rural homestead.

Taxpayers' millions wasted on vacant properties

2014-07-16 19:08

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has announced that millions of rand in taxpayers' money has been paid for government leases with the private sector for unoccupied properties.

Nxesi won't reveal details of ministers' houses

2014-07-07 12:49

Details of the official houses occupied by Cabinet members cannot be revealed due to security concerns, Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says.

The Nkandla report - AS IT HAPPENED

2014-03-19 11:35
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Get the latest highlights from Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s much-anticipated release of her report into upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla residence.

Nkandla report to be released in two weeks

2014-03-06 15:51

The report relating to upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead will be released in two weeks, the Public Protector's office say

No evidence linking Cele to Nkandla

2014-02-01 07:54

There is no testimony in the public protector's possession linking former police commissioner Bheki Cele to security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.

Nkandla: Zuma will pay nothing, report says

2013-12-23 08:04

President Jacob Zuma is set to walk away without paying a cent for the R208m security upgrades to his Nkandla home, a report says.

Twitter responds to Nkandla report

2013-12-20 09:37

Twitter has been abuzz with responses to an inter-ministerial task team report on Nkandla. Read some of the responses here.

ANC concerned by Nkandla amount

2013-12-19 17:24

The ANC, while welcoming the inter-ministerial task team report on President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, is still concerned by the amount spent on the upgrade.

Possible over-pricing by Nkandla consultants - Nxesi

2013-12-19 15:46
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There were many irregularities in the appointment of contractors and procurement of goods for the upgrading of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, a government report has found.

Delay in release of Nkandla report

2013-12-09 16:37
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An inter-ministerial report about the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home will not be released this week as planned.

The Star sticks to Nkandla story

2013-12-02 23:33

The Star newspaper it standing by the contents of a story it published about the future of the houses occupied by President Jacob's Zuma's support staff at Nkandla.

Ministers disagree over Nkandla - report

2013-12-02 08:56
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Rural Development Minister Gugile Nkwinti and Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi have contradicted each other regarding the sale of houses at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, according to a report.

Madonsela given an hour to respond to extension

2013-11-11 16:20
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The public protector was given only one hour by the security cluster to respond to a letter requesting more time to view her provisional report on Nkandla.

DA moots replacement for Key Points Act

2013-11-06 19:52

DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko has proposed a private members’ bill to replace the contested National Key Points Act.

Nkandla upgrade partly for guards

2013-10-13 12:11

It has emerged this week that prior to the R206m upgrade to President Jacob Zuma’s house, his security detail had nowhere to sleep.

Nxesi: DA's Nkandla bid about scoring points

2013-10-01 22:38

A DA court bid for a report on the upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead is about scoring political points, Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says.

Cronin: Public works misspent R3.65bn

2013-09-18 15:08

The troubled public works department has racked up R3.65bn in irregular spending since 2009, says Public Works Deputy Minister Jeremy Cronin.

 

Conference on transforming property sector

2014-10-27 15:59

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners will hold a conference in Johannesburg, to look at issues of transformation in the property sector.

Nxesi's spending probe gets the nod

2014-09-30 19:42

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi's announcement of a probe into the department's irregular expenditure has been welcomed by the SA Property Owners Association.

Nxesi names and shames corrupt officials

2014-09-29 12:57

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has highlighted cases of employees who have been sacked because of fraud, after reporting billions of wasteful expenditure.

State property management to get boost

2014-09-09 11:55

Cabinet has approved the establishment of a body to improve management of state properties, save money and create jobs, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.

Cops investigate bogus Nxesi Facebook page

2014-08-18 21:22

Police are investigating the creation of a bogus Facebook page for Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.

Zuma 'must still respond to Madonsela report'

2014-08-16 07:34
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President Jacob Zuma still has to respond to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s report regarding the security upgrades at his Nkandla private home, her office says.

Govt official fired over R60m fraud

2014-08-04 08:31
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A senior official for the public works department has been fired after allegedly paying more than R60m to contractors to renovate houses for government ministers.

Thousands at pro-Palestine march

2014-07-18 17:50

Thousands of pro-Palestine protesters have gathered outside the Israeli Embassy trade office in Sandton.

Nxesi: Govt wasting millions on vacant properties

2014-07-16 19:05

Millions of rand in taxpayers' money has been paid for government leases for unoccupied properties, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.

Construction not transforming - Nxesi

2014-07-03 21:00

The country's construction sector needs massive transformation, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.

Madonsela ready to release Nkandla report

2014-03-18 17:11
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will release her final report on Nkandla, amid criticism of her work.

Court: Nxesi to pay for DA's Nkandla application

2014-02-18 12:58

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi will pay the costs of the DA's application to have the full Nkandla report released, the Western Cape High Court has ruled.

Zuma scores an F on DA, ID report card

2014-01-15 14:52
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President Jacob Zuma has scored another F on the 2013 Cabinet report card released by the DA and ID. Many of his Cabinet also received very low scores.

Nkandla: Zuma will pay nothing, report says

2013-12-22 15:52
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President Jacob Zuma is set to walk away without paying a cent for the R208m security upgrades to his Nkandla home, a report says.

Mazibuko: Nkandla report insulting

2013-12-20 07:48
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The inter-ministerial report on the security upgrades of President Jacob Zuma's homestead in Nkandla is an insult to South Africans and a smack in the face of real accountability, says the Democratic Alliance.

High heels and 9 other explanations for Nkandla upgrades

2013-12-19 15:47
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Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi, among others, has briefed the media on upgrades to Nkandla. They gave 10 explanations.

Twitter responds to Nkandla report

2013-12-19 14:46

Twitter has been abuzz with responses to an inter-ministerial task team report on Nkandla. Read some of the responses here.

Cabinet to release 'top secret' Nkandla report

2013-12-05 11:47
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Cabinet has announced that it will release its “top secret” Nkandla report next week, a Mail & Guardian reporter has tweeted.

Ministers refute Nkandla reports

2013-12-02 21:44

Published reports about the future of the houses occupied by President Jacob's Zuma's support staff at Nkandla, in KwaZulu-Natal, are false, the rural development and public works departments say.

Protector: Zuma appointed Nkandla architect

2013-11-14 09:02
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has implicated President Jacob Zuma directly in her report on the state’s spending of R206m at his private Nkandla estate.

Public works DG accused of lying under oath

2013-11-07 11:34

Public Works director general Mziwonke Dlabantu has lied under oath and is not to be trusted with producing all existing Nkandla-related documents, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Cosatu processes must be followed - Nxesi

2013-10-25 17:56

SA Communist Party deputy chair Thulas Nxesi says due process must be followed by officials suspended from Cosatu and its affiliates.

Phosa: There's a cover-up over Nkandla

2013-10-09 13:02

There is "a bit of a cover-up" over the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, former ANC treasurer general Mathews Phosa says.

DA going to court over Nkandla report

2013-09-30 14:01
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The DA has approached the Western Cape High Court for an order compelling the public works department to hand over a report into the more than R200m upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's private residence at Nkandla.

Zuma’s allies spared the axe

2013-09-15 16:35

President Jacob Zuma’s political allies, Blade Nzimande and Thulas Nxesi, are among the ministers at the bottom of their class, according to government’s own scorecards.

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