Patricia de Lille's plan to engage 20 400 workers to help fight the coronavirus

2020-03-25 16:50

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is assisting the Department of Health by contracting non-profit organisations to recruit an additional 20 400 workers in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Political foes join hands to provide shelter to victims of GBV

2020-03-05 06:45

They might be from different political parties that have contrasting ideologies, but on gender-based violence they all agree – it is an issue that cannot be politicised.

Govt releases hundreds of parcels of land for human settlement development

2020-02-23 13:46

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure has released hundreds of parcels of land as part of the government's commitment to land reform, redistribution and restitution.

De Lille warns public against fraudsters

2019-11-01 18:14

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has warned the public against an email scam using her name and two other scams by fraudsters using the particulars of her department.

Public Protector asks Patricia De Lille to respond to nepotism, supply chain allegations

2019-10-04 13:03

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has sent a letter to Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille, asking her to answer to allegations of nepotism and interference with supply chain processes.

Land reform is not just about 'expropriation without compensation' - De Lille

2019-09-15 10:07

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille believes South Africans are being narrow-minded in only focusing on land expropriation without compensation.

Ruling on arms deal shows that rule of law still prevails - De Lille

2019-08-21 18:57

Patricia de Lille, who first blew the whistle on the arms deal, believes the Gauteng High Court judgment setting aside the findings of the Seriti commission is evidence that the rule of law still prevails.

De Lille to crack the whip to ensure public works pays service providers on time

2019-07-24 19:14

Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure Patricia de Lille has launched a "full-scale investigation" into the department's failure to pay some of its service providers within 30 days.

WATCH: 'Honest and ambitious' - De Lille gives Ramaphosa a Pat on the back

2019-06-21 09:39

Good party leader and Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille, says President Cyril Ramaphosa was honest in acknowledging the country's problems in his State of the Nation Address.

WATCH: 'I was shocked' - De Lille, Mogoeng share sweet, private moment at swearing-in ceremony

2019-05-31 11:27

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and new Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure Patricia de Lille shared a sweet moment during the swearing-in ceremony of the executive in Pretoria. Watch.


De Lille on coronavirus in SA: Govt properties available for use as quarantine sites

2020-03-19 22:45

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille on Thursday announced that her department had identified 37 state-owned properties which could be converted into quarantine sites should the need arise.

De Lille hands over 6 more govt properties for victims of gender-based violence

2020-03-04 15:39

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has announced the handing over of six more properties which are to be transformed into shelters for survivors of gender-based violence.

New govt precinct for Tshwane to cost R18bn

2019-12-11 17:35

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has announced the first of five integrated precinct developments in Tshwane that will cost an estimated R18bn.

The DA's demise? Why the blue machine should drop the Zille project

2019-10-24 22:10

The ascension of Helen Zille should be abandoned if the DA wants to avoid losing more black members and wider support, says political analyst Ralph Mathekga.

De Lille's sister resigns from public works post for 'ethical reasons'

2019-09-30 18:58

The sister of Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille, Cynthia Jeffreys, has resigned from the department as an assistant appointment secretary, a parliamentary reply has revealed.

Courts will vindicate Ramaphosa as they did me - De Lille

2019-09-14 07:44

President Cyril Ramaphosa is currently engaged in a court battle with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane who found him guilty of deliberately misleading Parliament about a R500 000 Bosasa donation to his campaign to become president of the ANC in 2017.

The low-hanging fruit that could turn around the state

2019-08-02 05:00

Given the fact that government is a massive buyer of goods and services, if all ministers were to do exactly what Patricia de Lille is doing, it would go a long way to turn around our ailing economy, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

DA welcomes Electoral Court ruling, calls IEC 'inconsistent and lethargic'

2019-06-21 14:16

The Democratic Alliance has welcomed the Electoral Court's decision to set aside the Electoral Commission of SA's decision on what has become known as the De Lille telemarketing case.

Electoral Court sets aside IEC decisions in the DA-De Lille telemarketing spat

2019-06-20 17:07

The Electoral Court has found that the DA's statement about Patricia de Lille is free speech and did not impact on the mechanics or conduct of the election.

Minister 'Aunty Pat' in position to make 'Good' on election promise of spatial justice

2019-05-31 06:16

As Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Good party leader Patricia de Lille will be perfectly placed to make good on one of the central tenets of her party's manifesto – spatial transformation.

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