'Culture of consequences' needed to curb corruption in SA water sector - water body

2020-03-12 17:29

The systematic weakening of institutions in the water sector and the exploitation of this for corrupt purposes, have contributed to the deterioration of water management in South Africa, according to the Water Integrity Network.

OPINION: Public Procurement Bill needs a better enforcement strategy and should empower whistle-blowers

2020-03-05 12:34

To defeat corruption, South Africa cannot further confine its already narrow formal avenues of upward mobility. It must expand them to offer people legally-approved paths out of the illicit economy, writes Ryan Brunette and Jonathan Klaaren .

SSA denies clearance for two former ministers meant to serve as SA envoys - report

2020-03-01 15:11

Two former intelligence ministers Siyabonga Cwele and Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba have been denied top security clearances by the State Security Agency, according to reports.

Heidelberg cops contravening the law by operating vehicles with expired licence discs

2020-02-27 06:12

A fleet of about 30 state-owned vehicles at the Heidelberg police station are being operated with expired licence discs.

Bid to unseat Mkhwebane heats up: DA submits 7 000 pages of 'evidence' to Modise

2020-02-21 18:01

The DA has submitted further 'evidence' to National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise to strengthen the party's motion for the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

City of Tshwane to appeal ruling suspending 'unlawful' appointment of Wonderboom Airport transaction adviser

2020-02-13 12:57

The City of Tshwane has said it will appeal a High Court ruling suspending the appointment of Ntiyiso Consulting, an external transaction adviser hired by the City to oversee Wonderboom Airport.

Suspended acting Post Office CEO ready to fight 'frivolous' charges - lawyer

2020-02-10 11:05

Advocate Eric Mabuza says Lindiwe Kwele's suspension is being challenged and has been referred to arbitration.

Dudu Myeni often used Zuma's name to get things done at SAA, court hears

2020-02-05 20:51

A partnership between SAA and Emirates would have been a "game changer" for the struggling national airline, a former executive testifies.

Goliath vs Hlophe: Judge President 'should take voluntary leave' pending gross misconduct claim

2020-02-02 07:31

The credibility of the Western Cape High Court is in jeopardy if Judge President John Hlophe remains at the helm pending the outcome of a gross misconduct complaint lodged against him, a senior judge says.

Change in responsibilities of Discovery director Hylton Kallner

2020-01-29 21:12

Hylton Kallner, current CEO of Discovery Life, will assume the role of CEO of Discovery's South African operations.

 

Durban Solid Waste tender scandal: City manager in court for multimillion-rand fraud

2020-03-10 14:09

Durban city manager Sipho Nzuza has been granted R50 000 bail in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court, where he appeared on fraud charges related to the infamous multimillion-rand Durban Solid Waste tender scandal.

Medupi's killer fumes: Eskom has 'a comprehensive climate change strategy'

2020-03-03 09:23

In response to questions from News24 on its plans to reduce its emissions, Eskom says it has a comprehensive climate change strategy.

Police watchdog commits to major policy change

2020-02-28 06:06

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) will redraft core parts of its strategic plan after a Viewfinder exposé showed they encouraged the manipulation of case completion statistics.

Parliament has 'window of opportunity' to improve police accountability via IPID - experts

2020-02-26 06:26

A small shift in priority at IPID can dramatically increase its impact on police accountability, a recently published policy paper has found.

OPINION | Eskom: More than a failing SOE

2020-02-21 16:26

The nettle must be grasped and the bloated labour force that imperils efficiency and economic sustainability in the utility addressed. Eskom has more than 48 000 workers on its payroll, writes Ghaleb Cachalia.

Financial recovery plan in Mangaung fails due to poor governance

2020-02-12 12:42

Despite a financial recovery plan set up for the embattled Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality in December 2019, poor governance and budget management has led to the ineffectiveness of the intervention, Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo says.

Private school group's external auditors resign with immediate effect

2020-02-06 21:43

The external auditors of the Pembury Lifestyle Group, which owns schools and retirement villages, have resigned with immediate effect following the suspension of the group's CEO and the exit of key finance staff.

REVEALED | Busisiwe Mkhwebane's 'radical economic transformation' outburst after staff questioned ex-CEO's hiring

2020-02-02 08:35

When staff questioned Busisiwe Mkhwebane over the hiring of her former CEO Vussy Mahlangu in May 2018, she accused them of believing all black executives were corrupt and 'resorted to the common rhetoric of radical economic transformation', in his defence.

SAA 'lost R1.5 billion in revenue because of Myeni', court hears

2020-01-31 19:19

Former acting SAA CEO Nico Bezuidenhout takes the stand in a civil trial against the state-owned airline's former chair Dudu Myeni.

Eskom seeks contempt of court order against Trillian for its failure to pay the power utility - report

2020-01-27 09:09

Eskom has gone to court to ask for a contempt of court order against state capture-linked Trillian Management Consulting, which has allegedly failed to pay back a cent of the money it owes the power utility.

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