Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The price of around R650,000 per car is pushing the upper limit of how much municipalities are allowed to spend .
The Ekurhuleni municipality has received a clean audit for the 2017/2018 financial year.
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.
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.
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.
The Auditor-General blames state capture during the Jacob Zuma years for increased looting at municipal level, and welcomes steps to counter it.
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says an external service provider has been appointed to look into the feasibility of moving Parliament to Pretoria.
Malusi Gigaba's wife Norma was paid a daily allowance of R15 942.15 for a 10-day overseas trip in November last year, an answer to a written parliamentary question reveals.
Provincial governments are splurging on music festivals over this festive season – all in the name of promoting arts and culture.
The Heher Commission has found that there is currently no capacity for the state to provide free tertiary education to all students in the country.
African Global Operations has announced it is voluntarily liquidating the group after its main bank, FNB, communicated it would be closing its banking facilities.
eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede says there is no deal with former president Jacob Zuma to record an album of struggle songs.
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.
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.
An Audi Q7 that the cash-strapped water and sanitation department bought its minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, three weeks before she was reshuffled, is gathering dust.
Matjhabeng Local Municipality in Welkom leads the pack of the country’s most wasteful municipal spenders.
While there is an estimated housing backlog of 2.1 million, the Department of Human Settlements is on the receiving end of a R10bn budget cut over the medium term period.
The Spanish manufacturer of Prasa's controversial Afro4000 locomotives failed to disclose payments of over R75m made to a "friend" of former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana.
Four of the largest public hospitals in Durban are crumbling and lacking basic services such as access to water.
The national broadcaster says it was paid to Nomsa Philiso while she headed its commercial division – but it was paid for work before then.
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