R45m spent on maintenance of ministerial houses in Pretoria, CT in single year

2019-01-04 13:11

In the 2017/18 financial year R45.8m was spent on the maintenance of ministerial houses in Pretoria and Cape Town, but hundreds of months back rent is still outstanding.

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".

Public Works: We are reviewing R75 accommodation for DGs

2018-10-17 18:04

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.

Public works to recover R1.2bn lost through lease irregularities and corruption

2018-07-19 20:22

While the Department of Public Works turns to the court for the recovery of around R1.2bn lost to collusion, corruption and irregularities in leases, Minister of Public Works Thulas Nxesi is singing President Cyril Ramaphosa's praises.

Minister appoints interim IDT board despite legal threat

2018-04-15 07:24

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has removed the six board trustees from the Independent Development Trust who threatened to take him to court, and has appointed a new interim board.

Nxesi wields the axe at IDT board

2018-03-25 09:26

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has threatened to remove the entire Independent Development Trust (IDT) board unless they provide reasons they should stay at the bankrupt state-owned entity.

SASCOC boss highlights challenges in SA sport

2018-02-12 11:15

SASCOC president Gideon Sam says the organisation drew positives and negatives from recent sporting events and developments.

Why South Africa should win the 2023 RWC bid

2017-11-15 10:24

EXCLUSIVE: Minister of Sport and Recreation Thulas Nxesi on why South Africa should be named hosts of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Minister Nxesi jets off with Bafana to Cape Verde

2017-08-29 11:02

Minister of Sport and Recreation Thulas Nxesi has accompanied Bafana Bafana to Cape Verde for their 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifier.

Government wants 'solid bid' for Rugby World Cup 2023

2017-08-23 21:03

Government wants to help Saru make “a very solid bid” to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, Minister of Sport Thulas Nxesi has said.


Ministers owe hundreds of months of back rent for residences

2019-01-02 12:46

Despite rent for ministerial residences only costing between R988 and R1 200 per month, the department of public works says that R1.2m in rental payments is outstanding.

Public Service Commission hits out at Minister over 'irregular' appointment of special advisor in two posts

2018-10-23 13:57

Parliament’s oversight committee on public accounts heard that Minister of Public Works Thulas Nxesi fell short of public service standards in his handling of the appointment of Boitumelo 'Cox' Mokgoro to the department.

Green building policy for 'old, sick' govt buildings

2018-10-08 20:32

The Department of Public Works has launched its green building policy, which will support sustainable construction and enable the creation of "green jobs".

IDT trustees face off with Nxesi over CEO return

2018-07-01 06:02

The Independent Development Trust board of trustees is at loggerheads with Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi over the return of Coceko Pakade as CEO from an eight-month suspension.

Axed IDT trustees threaten court action

2018-04-08 06:02

Six axed trustees of the Independent Development Trust (IDT) board have threatened to drag Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi to court if he does not overturn their dismissal.

Sports minister: SA teams too white

2018-02-12 11:33

Minister of Sport and Recreation Thulas Nxesi has expressed his concern over transformation in South Africa's sports teams.

SA sports minister to boycott SA v Israel Davis Cup tie

2018-01-26 11:57

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Thulas Nxesi, plans to boycott the upcoming Davis Cup tennis tie between South Africa and Israel.

SA deserved RWC 2023 recommendation - Nxesi

2017-11-09 20:49

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Thulas Nxesi, believes that World Rugby’s evaluation of SA's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup was both fair and accurate.

Sascoc – Gideon Sam vs Tubby Reddy

2017-08-27 06:22

The announcement that there will be a probe into SASCOC has seen to be an attack on president Gideon Sam.

Sports minister announces ministerial inquiries into FNB stadium tragedy and Sascoc

2017-08-23 14:50

A wide range of allegations of maladministration at the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee will be the subject of a ministerial committee of inquiry, Sports Minister Thulas Nxesi says.

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