Loss of Parliament seat an 'unfortunate', 'temporary setback' - outgoing Scopa chair Godi

2019-05-14 20:02

The outgoing chairperson of Parliament's standing committee on public accounts Themba Godi said his party's loss of a seat in the National Assembly was an "unfortunate turn of events".

Fight brewing between public works and Scopa

2018-11-27 18:40

Minister of Public Works Thulas Nxesi has accused the watchdog committee of instituting a "highly compromised" process which is part of a "fightback by corrupt syndicates".

Ill-prepared Eskom execs grilled on tender processes

2018-08-22 13:17

Eskom’s meeting with the Standing Committee on Public Accounts got off to a rocky start, with executives fumbling to answer questions about specific tenders.

MPs fume over Dondo Mogajane's 'AWOL behaviour'

2018-05-09 12:50

Treasury Director-general Dondo Mogajane was a no-show at a briefing before the standing committee on public accounts.

Parliamentary inquiry into leaking water department going ahead

2018-03-14 15:37

The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation and the Standing Committee on Public Accounts have met to discuss the terms of reference for an inquiry into the Department of Water and Sanitation.

Scopa asks Transnet to account for what has happened to whistleblowers

2018-01-23 21:01

MPs want to know whether any employees who blew the whistle against corruption at Transnet have been fired.

Dlamini: Sassa opts for tender process after Post Office deal downscaled

2017-10-30 13:16

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says Sassa will use a tender process to find providers for three services, after the capabilities of the SA Post Office to carry out the services were deemed too limited.

11% of government departments may not be able to operate in future - AG

2017-10-17 17:47

Auditor General Kimi Makwetu has revealed in Parliament that 11% of government departments face 'material uncertainty' about their ability to continue operating in future.

KPMG paid severance packages to top officials who left the company

2017-10-05 11:03

KPMG paid severance packages to its top leadership who left the company in September, the beleaguered auditing firm has told Parliament.

Bathabile Dlamini tells Scopa to back off

2017-09-08 18:29

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has accused Parliament's Scopa of overstepping the boundaries of its mandate in its oversight of her department and Sassa.


Mokonyane ignored reports on financial mismanagement - audit committee

2018-12-06 22:32

The Department of Water and Sanitation's internal audit committee had given its former minister Nomvula Mokonyane detailed quarterly reports about serious financial mismanagement in her department – but she ignored them all.

Mkhize wants more time for Eskom debt report

2018-09-18 16:30

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete asking that his deadline for a report on how much municipalities owe Eskom be extended.

More suspensions looming at Transnet - Molefe

2018-08-17 18:00

Transnet board chairperson Popo Molefe has warned that the three executives currently facing suspension were "just the beginning".

Theft at SAA board's biggest worry, chairperson Magwaza tells parliament

2018-04-24 11:59

SAA’s board and management are committed to doing the right thing, says SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana who told Parliament that the board is working to tackle theft and mismanagement at the airline.

Mokonyane lambasted for 'collapsing' water dept: Scopa decries reshuffling and calls for charges

2018-02-27 14:28

Scopa chairperson Themba Godi has called for a full parliamentary inquiry and for criminal charges to be opened against new Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane's former ministry.

Scopa wants Steinhoff execs to account to Parliament

2017-12-11 20:11

Parliament's oversight committee on public accounts says it intends to call the executives of global retailer Steinhoff before Parliament "early in the new year".

No confidence debate looms for Dlamini if Sassa progress stalls

2017-10-27 12:59

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini could face a motion of no confidence in Parliament if Sassa can show no progress made in the grants handover by Tuesday.

CPUT criticism of me 'pretty petty' – Scopa chairperson

2017-10-06 21:33

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts chairperson Themba Godi has labelled the Cape Peninsula University of Technology "pretty petty" for criticising him for sharing a platform with SRC member and suspended student Ayakha Magxothwa.

An end to impunity at SAA

2017-09-17 06:00

Dudu Myeni says the flailing national airline is seen by the public as an ‘alcoholic’.

‘Private auditors compromised by profit motive’

2017-08-20 06:01

The chairperson of Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts, Themba Godi, has taken a swipe at private audit firms for prioritising profits over public good when auditing public institutions.

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