If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The department of basic education has been embroiled in various cases of litigation over the past five years, costing it more than R12m.
Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has confirmed the department, under her stewardship, will be heralding in a new era of transparency as she vows to open the entire tender process to public scrutiny.
The City of Tshwane will spend R15m this year on developing in-house project management capacity - a job that it paid GladAfrica nearly R500m over two years to do.
An official in the security management section of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has been placed on precautionary suspension, Minister Michael Masutha says.
The Economic Freedom Fighters says it wants new Eskom board chairperson Jabu Mabuza to step down following disclosures he made at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.
Power cable supplier Alcon has been fined R1.3m as part of a settlement agreement with the Competition Commission for its role in price fixing and collusion in Eskom tenders.
Corruption in the awarding of government tenders in the province has reached alarming levels, with investigators struggling to cope with the number of cases brought before them.
News24 has learnt that the project was put on hold after Transnet was presented with a forensic report compiled by Paul O'Sullivan and Sarah-Jane Trent of Forensics for Justice.
The City of Johannesburg has suspended senior officials who are responsible for processing the Pikitup fleet tender.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has been pulled into the orbit of a questionable investment by the PIC in Mozambique, after it emerged that a business partner of his son scored millions of rand in the deal.
Another independent forensic investigation into the GladAfrica tender controversy at the City of Tshwane is underway.
The Special Investigating Unit is probing a massive cost escalation on a contract to install fencing and information systems in South Africa's prisons. The value of the contract ballooned from nearly R477m to over R1.5bn in seven years.
Now former City of Tshwane spokesperson Samkelo Mgobozi claims the city manager is purging employees seen to be close to former mayor Solly Msimanga.
Newly elected Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa has announced that the City has cancelled the scandal-ridden GladAfrica contract.
African Global Operations has announced it is voluntarily liquidating the group after its main bank, FNB, communicated it would be closing its banking facilities.
The DA has reiterated a call for President Cyril Ramaphosa to establish an independent inquiry aimed solely at Bosasa.
Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has said in reply to a Parliamentary question that search and enter raids constitute a 'highly specialised activity' and payments to service providers are essential.
Tshwane city manager Moeketsi Mosola is heading to court in a bid to stop a preliminary report into the GladAfrica scandal being handed out in council.
A forensic investigation into the alleged irregular appointment of litter pickers at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has revealed that the acting director of waste management did not follow due process.
The partly state-owned telecommunications company is billing the national police service for two contracts that cover virtually the same work, five people familiar with the situation have said.
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