De Lille to crack the whip to ensure public works pays service providers on time

2019-07-24 19:14

Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure Patricia de Lille has launched a "full-scale investigation" into the department's failure to pay some of its service providers within 30 days.

Scopa decries delays in Public Service Commission's report on probe

2018-10-17 21:37

The Public Service Commission has requested an extension to submit a report on the appointment of Boitumelo Mokgoro as chief financial officer at an entity of the Public Works department.

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.

Public Works' wasted R35bn shocking - Nxesi

2014-09-29 10:37

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has expressed shock at the R34.9bn in irregular expenditure uncovered by the department, going back as far as 2001.

Nxesi: Govt wasting millions on vacant properties

2014-07-16 19:05

Millions of rand in taxpayers' money has been paid for government leases for unoccupied properties, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.


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.

Rand firms to under R14/$ after SA withdraws expropriation bill

2018-08-28 17:25

The rand briefly broke below R14.00 to the US dollar following the news that Parliament's portfolio committee on public works withdrew its expropriation bill on Tuesday.

Nxesi names and shames corrupt officials

2014-09-29 12:57

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has highlighted cases of employees who have been sacked because of fraud, after reporting billions of wasteful expenditure.

State property management to get boost

2014-09-09 11:55

Cabinet has approved the establishment of a body to improve management of state properties, save money and create jobs, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.

Public Works gets more for jobs

2012-02-22 14:04

An additional R4.8bn has been allocated to the expanded public works programme to aid employment.

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