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South Africa's first deaths linked to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) are a stark reminder of the seriousness of the threat the country is facing, the DA and IFP have said in reaction to the news.
While Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts is "alive to the prevailing realities" at SAA, chairperson Mkhuleko Hlengwa says it is non-negotiable that the airline must hand over its financial statements.
The struggling power utility's board failed to appear before Parliament's oversight committee on public accounts on Tuesday, much to the chagrin of MPs.
Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts says the construction of Eskom’s mega power station was fraught with poor planning from inception and the oversight body has taken a decision to keep a close eye on the power utility.
Following SARB's call for VBS Mutual Bank to be liquidated, Deputy Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele tells Parliament that government is open to changing legislation.
Deputy President David Mabuza said government would eventually have to confront the issue of the public wage bill, which he said was unsustainable.
There is concern that the exclusion of the National Credit Regulator in the amended version of the Twin Peaks Bill will leave consumers vulnerable to unscrupulous lending practices.
Opposition parties have called on President Jacob Zuma to immediately resign, following S&P's ratings downgrade of South Africa to junk status.
The IFP is opposed to a recommendation that Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal be absorbed into a new metropolitan municipality.
The water and sanitation department is set to submit a qualified audit report for the 2018-2019 financial year nearly seven months after the legislated deadline for annual reports.
Eskom CEO Andre De Ruyter said that the power utility's debt burden must be addressed as it is not following a sustainable business model.
Mkhuleko Hlengwa has said it would be "reckless and irresponsible" to provide Eskom with financial assistance using government employees' pension funds, and that SAA should eventually be privatised.
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Director generals have been receiving work accommodation at a monthly rate of as little as R75 in the City of Cape Town, members of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts have heard. Moreover, some of the properties have been vacant for years.
The IFP has called for a halt on fuel price levies, saying the ruling party is dragging its feet.
The resignation of National Treasury boss Lungisa Fuzile is deeply regrettable, say political parties.
There is a need for new leadership in education, say opposition parties, which have called for Blade Nzimande to be removed as higher education minister.
South Africa has found itself having to buckle under the pressures and whims of Cosatu at the collective expense of the poor, says a youth body.
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