Civil lawsuits strain Gauteng Health Dept’s finances
The Gauteng Health Department is facing a whopping R22 billion in legal claims.
Mokonyane: Damage to Eskom property during strike is economic sabotage
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has slammed striking workers following reports of damage to Eskom property during last week’s one-day strike.
Mapisa-Nqakula: SANDF firearms used in recent cash heist
In a written parliamentary reply, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says police recovered an R4 rifle belonging to the SANDF on the scene of a heist.
‘SA adoption processes favour foreign national applicants over locals’
In one case, a Parly committee found a situation where a Canadian family was allowed to adopt a child because it did not cry during the assessment process.
ANC MP shot dead in Roodepoort
Reports have identified him as a 40-year-old ANC Member of Parliament from Mpumalanga but police have not released his identity.
Minimum wage not a magic wand, says Cosatu
Cosatu says the minimum wage is not a magic wand that will make all worker problems magically disappear, but it will have a huge impact on workers.
Talks to end Eskom wage dispute to resume
Workers downed tools last week over Eskom's decision to implement a so-called zero percent wage increase for the year, citing financial difficulties.
NCOP asks Public Protector to probe Knysna Municipality corruption claims
The NCOP last week considered the matter following hearings and has now completed its report.
DA govts 'working hard' to alleviate impact of load shedding
The DA says through infrastructure investment at a local level like the Steenbras storage scheme, residents of Cape Town are sometimes able to avoid load shedding.
Eersterust Police Station attack condemned
The attack on the Eersterust Police Station happened as service delivery protests rocked the area this week.
Sitole asks for time to investigate Malmesbury mosque attack
MPs had asked National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole for information on the mosque attack during Thursday's police committee meeting.
Police, Hawks to prioritise Malmesbury mosque attack
National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole has given an update to Parliament’s police committee on the attack which took place early on Thursday morning.
No Parly inquiry into Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office just yet
DA chief whip John Steenhuisen presented his party’s official complaint before the committee, where he gave reasons why his party wants her removed.
'There is evidence to support inquiry into Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office'
The Democratic Alliance wants Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane removed as Public Protector, saying she’s not cut out for the job.
Mkhwebane apologises to MPs for missing Parly meeting
MPs were angered by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s absence after she requested an eleventh hour postponement due to a family emergency.
Public Protector expected to face MPs as DA calls for removal
Busisiwe Mkhwebane is expected to appear before Parliament's Justice Committee, a week after she snubbed MPs.
SAPS urged to take a leaf out of China's crime-fighting book
The lessons from China are detailed in a police portfolio committee report tabled in Parliament last week.
'New act to accommodate land expropriation without compensation urgently needed'
Former Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs says an expropriation act could include a clause dealing with expropriation without compensation, but it would have to indicate under which circumstances.