Public servants to vote on 7% wage hike offer

2015-05-12 12:41

South African public servants are voting this week to decide whether to accept a final wage hike offer of 7% from the government and possibly avert a crippling strike.

Water department berated over slow BEE

2015-04-30 10:45

ANC MP Mlungisi Johnson has lashed out at officials of the water and sanitation department for being too slow in encouraging black business with government.

Facebook content restrictions on the rise

2015-03-16 15:24

Requests by global governments for content restrictions and user account data are increasing, according to statistics released by the social network.

Senior officials purged from Sars

2014-12-12 07:46

The South African Revenue Service is reeling from a high-level purge of senior tax officials by new commissioner Tom Moyane.

ANC: DA charges a publicity stunt

2014-11-17 19:51

The DA's laying of charges against the police and Deputy Minister for Higher Education Mduduzi Manana has been dismissed as a publicity stunt by the office of the ANC.

Violent crime harms SA economy

2013-06-18 09:27

The government has acknowledged that high levels of violent crime in South Africa are having a significant negative impact on the country's economy.

Government losing grip on finances

2013-02-12 08:54

Financial controls in government departments and municipalities are slackening, Auditor General Terence Nombembe has found.

Goverment not doing enough - survey

2012-11-15 15:48

SA youth feel the government is not doing enough to manage labour unrest and is hiding behind the apartheid excuse, according to a survey.

'Infrastructure roll out will be different'

2012-10-19 16:16

The government's new infrastructure rollout will be different, say government ministers.

Demand competent leaders, urges Ramphele

2012-09-27 11:50

South Africans are not doing enough to force government to deliver, says academic Mamphela Ramphele, adding there are many ways to ensure taxes are spent properly.


Government raises wage offer to 7%, union says

2015-05-11 14:54

Government has increased its wage offer for nurses, teachers and other state workers, according to the South African Democratic Teachers Union.

Gigaba’s secretary responds to 200 e-mails a day

2015-04-06 16:52

"Please email She will assist. Thanks.” That is the standard response of Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba to the thousands of people who write to him on social-media.

Bulging government gobbles domestic savings

2015-01-08 05:00

The growing remuneration of public sector employees may have offered temporary economic benefits but has proven unsustainable, says an expert.

Dept ordered to pay in birth-defect case - report

2014-12-03 18:21

A Johannesburg high court judge has ordered two state lawyers and a doctor to foot half the legal costs in a birth-defect case.

May govt revenue up 11.3%

2013-06-28 20:04

Government revenue has been higher by 11.3% in May to R56.4bn after a tiny 0.6% rise in April‚ the Treasury’s exchequer account shows.

Financial woes threaten local government

2013-02-12 16:56

Local government needs urgent intervention after a report stated that it was riddled with financial woes and corruption, says the SA Municipal Workers' Union.


The fight against corruption

2012-12-10 09:14

As part of World Anti-Corruption Day young South Africans were asked what they want the government to do against corruption in their community. Watch.

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Govt gives reasons for payment delays

2012-11-02 12:02

Incorrect banking details, poor quality of work and tax clearance delays are often behind late payments by the state to suppliers, a public works official says.

Loubser: Govt must support SAA

2012-10-17 16:10

If government wants to own an airline it needs to support it financially, former JSE CEO and SA Airways board member Russell Loubser says.

MPs to get huge salary hikes

2012-07-26 10:59

Members of parliament could soon earn as much as R900 000 per annum if President Jacob Zuma accepts a proposed 5.5% salary increase for public office bearers.

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