Ndabeni-Abrahams decries 'malicious smear campaign' after allegations of abusing state funds for anniversary

2020-01-20 16:12

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says allegations that she and her husband abused state resources to celebrate their anniversary, is a "malicious smear campaign that must be treated with all the contempt that it deserves".

De Lille eyes fraud charges over R76m price tag for state funerals of ANC veterans - report

2020-01-12 17:36

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia De Lille has instructed her officials to open fraud cases after the funeral and memorial services of ANC veterans cost taxpayers a whopping R76m, according to a report.

Public Works repurchases Bosasa's Lindela Repatriation Centre

2019-12-21 21:05

Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille, has confirmed the repurchasing of corruption linked Bosasa’s Lindela Repatriation Centre in Krugersdorp by government.

SANDF splashes R20.5m on luxury German cars, but says funding shortfall is impacting on maintaining military base in Centurion

2019-12-10 22:04

While the SA National Defence Force was unable to maintain the Thaba Tshwane military base in Centurion due to "predominantly a lack of funds", it has managed to find the cash to spend R20.5m on "luxury vehicles", valued at over R600 000 each, for senior management in the previous two financial years.

SA govt's irregular expenditure soars to R62bn, material losses at R2.8bn

2019-11-20 14:15

The irregular expenditure of the South African government's national and provincial departments has increased to more than R60bn, while material financial losses amount to R2.8bn, the Auditor General has revealed.

Gauteng Human Settlements MEC fires director, suspends acting CFO in clean-up project

2019-10-29 15:36

Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Lebogang Maile has fired one senior manager and suspending two others, saying he is cleaning house following an unfavourable Auditor General report.

The multibillion-rand Bosasa state contracts likely to be affected by the company's impending liquidation

2019-02-18 12:52

African Global Operations has announced it is voluntarily liquidating the group after its main bank, FNB, communicated it would be closing its banking facilities.

Zuma album: 'There is no such thing,' says eThekwini mayor

2019-01-22 12:08

eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede says there is no deal with former president Jacob Zuma to record an album of struggle songs.

'Why are you fighting with the Gupta family?' - A tale of Eskom's capture

2018-11-18 08:03

Former head of generation and once upon a time acting group chief executive at Eskom, Matshela Koko, intervened in a dispute over coal test results, came out to bat for the Gupta team, a forensic report has shown.

Ramaphosa authorises SIU probe into water dept's deal with German software giant

2018-09-06 14:37

President Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised the Special Investigating Unit to probe the Department of Water and Sanitation over allegations of unlawful expenditure of public money.


You're not allowed to know how much Ramaphosa's flight to Japan for the RWC final cost you

2020-01-14 20:01

The public is not allowed to know why President Cyril Ramaphosa flew to Japan for the Rugby World Cup final in a chartered aircraft, how much it cost, and whether the presidential jet is out of service.

Knysna authorities work to clean up Waste Water Treatment Works and recreational areas

2019-12-21 22:14

Knysna authorities are investigating sources of oil and grease polluting storm water drains in a popular area close to the Knysna CBD.

'I can put my head on the block' - e-tolls matter will be finalised in new year, vows Mthembu

2019-12-17 20:26

The Cabinet has kicked the matter of e-tolls into touch - it will only be dealt with next year.

Ramaphosa launches plan to revive economy in the Waterburg District

2019-11-27 20:21

At the launch of the district model in Lephalale on, the president indicated more than R25bn of the R360bn pledged by investors would be ploughed into the district for development.

Dire financial constraints in Limpopo affecting service delivery to residents

2019-11-15 06:01

The Limpopo government is facing dire financial constraints in the medium-term expenditure framework with several state departments and entities having almost exhausted their annual budgets.

Government bought 80 imported BMW 3 series in a single month - just barely complying with strict new rules

2019-08-09 12:02

The price of around R650,000 per car is pushing the upper limit of how much municipalities are allowed to spend .

Ekurhuleni gets clean audit, no wasteful expenditure found

2019-01-31 19:35

The Ekurhuleni municipality has received a clean audit for the 2017/2018 financial year.

Furore over R20m for Mandela, Tambo statues in eThekwini

2019-01-07 16:34

Social media users have questioned whether about R20m set aside for two statues by the eThekwini municipality could have been better spent on pressing service delivery issues.

Limited room to manoeuvre as Mboweni faces mammoth task to revive SA economy

2018-10-10 05:45

With government debt at dangerously high levels and SA at risk of losing its sole remaining investment-grade credit rating, new finance chief Tito Mboweni will have little option but to stick to Treasury’s expenditure ceilings and deficit-reduction targets.

Billions blown but Ekurhuleni buses remain bogged down

2018-08-30 06:39

After seven years of development and a fortune spent, the Ekurhuleni BRT system is in disarray. The municipality is only now scrambling to find out what went wrong.

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