Nene: Cutting govt jobs a step too far

2014-10-23 14:58

Cutting rather than freezing the size of government’s bureaucracy is beyond the mandate of the National Treasury, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Government key in creating jobs

2013-12-15 18:35

If the government is serious about capping the size of the civil service, new jobs may go from scarce to nonexistent.

Uncivil servants

2013-05-24 07:26

SA needs state employees who respect the public, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Sisulu: Civil servants not always civil

2012-09-26 08:52

Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says some civil servants find it acceptable to catch forty winks at work or to assault others.

Public sector negotiations to continue

2012-06-24 13:25

Wage negotiations between the government and civil servants will continue this week, say the public service ministry.

More curbs mooted on civil servants' gifts

2012-03-28 12:22

The government is examining ways to better regulate the acceptance of gifts by public servants.

Swaziland too broke to pay salaries

2011-05-11 11:48

Cash-strapped Mbabane is unlikely to pay civil servants their May salaries, a report says.

Unions, govt set for crunch talks

2010-08-11 11:59

Labour unions representing more than a million civil servants and the government will hold wage talks on Thursday, hours before a union deadline.

Civil servants 'devastated'

2010-05-12 07:19

Public sector workers are suffering financially and their housing allowances and medical aid contributions need to be reviewed urgently, worker representatives say.

Salaries: Govt warns of tough times

2009-07-02 14:30

Civil servants will have to temper their demands for wage increases with understanding for the recession and the resulting shortfall of billions of rands, government warns.


Civil servants fail to declare interests

2014-10-08 19:42

Not all civil servants in Gauteng declare their business interests, which means they have something to hide, says the Public Service Commission.

The cancer of corruption

2013-06-28 07:37

Graft will flourish while leaders show taxpayers the finger, says Mzwandile Jacks.

National budget 'spent on civil servants'

2012-11-28 12:18

The government has misled South Africans about how much of the national budget is spent on the salaries of civil servants, Prophet Analytics claims.

Civil service fraud cost SA R300m

2012-07-23 13:37

The state lost R300m through fraud and misconduct by civil servants in financial year 2009/10, says Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

Govt breaks off civil servants wage talks

2012-06-14 08:54

The government has terminated negotiations after "losing patience" with 1.3 million state workers seeking above-inflation pay rises, a union official says.

Swaziland struggles to pay salaries

2011-11-09 15:27

Swaziland will battle to find funds for civil servants' salaries this month, Finance Minister Majozi Sithole says, as the country slips deeper into crisis.

Paid suspension may be reviewed: Baloyi

2010-11-17 15:58

The law is likely to be changed to ensure that corrupt civil servants would no longer be paid for long periods while on suspension.

Pay hike for civil servants 'insulting'

2010-05-23 08:33

The Public Servants Association has declared a wage dispute with the government after wage negotiations deadlocked.

Zim gvt ups civil servants pay

2009-07-22 08:35

Zimbabwe's Public Service ministry has announced wage increases for civil servants that will see some workers earn double their current $100 monthly allowances.

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