Sassa grants: Dept sets date to appoint new service provider
Delivering her budget vote address in Parliament on Thursday, she said she had proved her detractors wrong and supported the Constitutional Court's role in overseeing the payment of social grants.
Water Dept to use infrastructure funding to pay off R1.5bn in debts
Minister Nomvula Mokonyane insists no projects are in jeopardy and that many of them have been concluded ahead of schedule.
‘Western Cape disaster declaration should've been done sooner’
The province’s average dam level is at its lowest in decades in what’s been described as the worst drought since 1904.
Sinking it! Mokonyane's department owes contractors over R1.5 billion
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has been summoned to an urgent Parliamentary committee meeting.
‘We would be fools to think there’s no terror threat in SA’
Minister Mapisa-Nqakula says foreign intelligence services have been hard at work in South Africa for years in an effort to destabilise the country.
Minister Shabangu defends her actions in dealing with gender violence
Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu says just because she’s not seen by the media, it doesn't mean that she isn't continually working with civil society to stem the growing gender violence.
'Post Bank able to take over grant payments in 2018'
The Telecommunications Minister says it’s now up to the SA Social Security Agency to decide whether to enter into a partnership.
Shabangu clarifies ‘weak Karabo Mokoena’ comment
Minister Shabangu said murdered Karobo Mokoena was ‘weak’ which led to her becoming a victim of abuse.
Education Dept to prioritise teaching of African languages - Motshekga
While the Northern Cape and Free State are leading the pack with 90% of schools offering an African language, the Western Cape is lagging behind.
Cosatu WC calls for national govt to assist with plan to deal with drought
Cape Town dams are currently just over 20% full and the city says the last 10% of a dam’s capacity is mostly not useable.
Gordhan suggests Eskom board should be dismissed
Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has challenged the Eskom board to come clean on exactly what led to the reinstatement of Brian Molefe.
Parly committee gives Eskom 14 days to hand over documents on Molefe
Ngubane was hard pressed to convince the committee that Molefe’s reappointment was legal, saying the decision was based on the best legal advice.
Eskom: ‘Questions are aplenty, answers are all over the show’
Eskom failed at convincing Parliament’s public enterprises committee on the reinstatement of Brian Molefe as Eskom CEO, with the ANC equating their response 'perjury'.
ANC caucus calls for immediate sacking of Brian Molefe
It says the board failed to clarify the basis for Molefe's reinstatement when it appeared before Parliament's public enterprises committee on Tuesday.
Gordhan challenges Eskom board to come clean
Pravin Gordhan lashed out the Eskom board, saying it was living in its own oblivion and treating Eskom like a personal toy.
Ngubane tells committee ‘Eskom will welcome investigation’
After initially refusing to answer questions related the re-appointment of Brian Molefe as CEO, Ben Ngubane says he's open to an investigation.
Gordhan: Eskom board treating power utility like a personal toy
Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan wants to know whether the Eskom board's hand was forced into reappointing him.
[WATCH] Lynne Brown grilled on Molefe's reinstatement
The Minister of Public Enterprises is facing a barrage of questions from MPs about Brian Molefe’s reinstatement as Eskom chief executive officer.