Wait for spending reports - Zuma

2013-03-20 17:31

President Jacob Zuma has declined to "discuss the details" of the public works department's R206m security upgrade to his Nkandla homestead.

What about wasted Shiceka money, Lekota asks

2012-11-07 22:09

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has caused a stir in Parliament when he asked what government was doing to recover the public money the late Sicelo Shiceka had wasted.

Suspended public works DG loses court bid

2012-06-28 19:20

An additional affidavit in a public works department application to set aside a police lease deal with businessman Roux Shabangu has been denied.

Legal battle over Roux Shabangu tender

2012-05-21 20:47

The public works department and suspended deputy director general Sam Vukela are at odds over an application to set aside a police lease agreement with businessman Roux Shabangu.

Public works 'under administration'

2012-02-21 17:21

The public works department is "technically under administration", Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says, adding "we are calling for help until we are able to walk on our own".

Police in the dark on HQ case

2012-02-14 16:25

The police have told MPs that they have been excluded from legal action to end the controversial Pretoria headquarters lease deal, even though they will have to pay R600m in rent if the case fails.

AG must probe public works' wasteful spending: DA

2011-12-15 08:32

The DA is asking the auditor general to investigate wasteful spending on public relations firms "hired" by the public works department to "salvage the image" of the beleaguered former minister Gwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde.

Police lease debacle gets new spin

2011-12-04 21:30

The basis of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s findings on the controversial R500m police headquarters lease has been repudiated.

ICD pleads ignorance over lease

2011-11-15 15:33

The police's independent complaints directorate has been sent packing by MPs after pleading ignorance on the inflated cost of its new offices.

Fired ministers still earning big bucks

2011-11-08 08:13

Sacked ministers Sicelo Shiceka and Gwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde are still earning R840 000 a year salaries as ANC MPs.


Nkandla letter questioned

2013-01-29 22:32

The authenticity of a letter purportedly sent to President Jacob Zuma by the department of public works in 2010 has been questioned.

R203m for Zuma home upgrade

2012-09-30 14:42

The DA wants the public protector to probe allegations that R203m of taxpayers' money will be used in the revamping of President Jacob Zuma's iNkandla homestead.

Cele latest high-profile lease saga victim

2012-06-12 22:55

Bheki Cele has become the latest high profile casualty of the police lease saga, after two previous public works ministers were also axed by President Zuma.

'Minister offered me R50m bribe'

2012-02-26 12:17

Property mogul Roux Shabangu claims former public works minister Geoff Doidge offered him R50m to walk away from the R500m police building lease debacle.

Zuma avoids tackling corruption - Buthelezi

2012-02-14 22:36

Warning that corruption is on the verge of making SA dysfunctional, IFP president Mangosuthu Buthelezi has told President Jacob Zuma that he is shying away from tackling it.

No talk of errant ministers at lekgotla

2012-01-17 21:20

Errant ministers will not be discussed at the week-long Cabinet lekgotla in Bela-Bela.

New protector probe baffles Shabangu

2011-12-07 22:39

Businessman Roux Shabangu has voiced surprise at the news that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is probing ties between him and the suspended acting public works director general.

Mahlangu-Nkabinde 'spent R500k on PR'

2011-11-30 10:49

Sacked public works minister Gwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde spent almost R500 000 on public relations consultants in the weeks before her axing, according to a report.

Fire ex-ministers as MPs, party urges

2011-11-09 14:16

Axed Cabinet ministers Gwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde and Sicelo Shiceka should be dismissed as MPs and President Jacob Zuma must explain how money they squandered would be recovered, Cope says.

Roux Shabangu willing to co-operate

2011-11-03 16:23

Businessman Roux Shabangu says he will co-operate with the public protector should she probe another lease agreement involving the public works department and himself.

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