New rules to apply when Electoral Laws Amendment Bill becomes law
Among other things, the bill makes it illegal for public funds to be used in campaigns and makes sure that voters whose addresses aren’t yet on the voters roll will still be able to cast a ballot.
Steenhuisen: 'You don’t need a degree to see the EFF for what it is'
The DA's John Steenhuisen hit back at the red berets during debate in the National Assembly on Tuesday.
MPs instruct SABC board to conduct skills, salary audits before cutting jobs
The SABC is in talks with unions over plans to restructure and cut costs, which could see 981 permanent employees retrenched and the loss of about 1,200 freelance jobs.
War of words erupts between Public Works Minister & Scopa over CFO post
Scopa’s investigation into the appointment of Boitumelo Cox Mokgoro has been suspended due to procedural flaws in how it handled a report on the matter by the Public Service Commission.
SIU considers going after former SABC execs as delinquent directors
Former SABC board members and top executives are now in the SIU’s sights for allegedly failing to act in the best interests of the public broadcaster.
Mthembu: 'I don’t know why ANC has not defended Gordhan yet'
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)’ members demonstrated outside the state capture commission of inquiry this week when Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan was testifying.
Ramaphosa to oppose DA court bid to have Bathabile Dlamini fired
Presidency spokesperson Khusela Diko says President Ramaphosa’s decision is one of principle, and about the president opposing the courts intervening in his selection of members of his executive.
Ndabeni-Abrahams to take over merged Communications Department
Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will now be in charge of steering two departments and deal with a number of challenges, including the SABC crisis.
D-day for president to decide on retaining Bathabile Dlamini in Cabinet
In September the Constitutional Court found Bathabile Dlamini was reckless and grossly negligent in handling the payment of social grants when she was Social Development Minister.
President Ramaphosa to announce Cabinet reshuffle at 3pm
The Presidency says these changes have been occasioned by the death of Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa and the recent resignation of Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba.
Makwetu: 'New law means officials can't escape consequences by resigning'
The Public Audit Amendment Act gives Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu the power to refer irregularities for further investigation and to launch a process to recover lost funds lost.
Makwetu: 'Financial outlook for most state-owned entities bleak'
A significant number of parastatal's audits were not completed by the end of September cut-off date because they were still struggling to prove they are going concerns.
Parliament to oppose AfriForum court bid over land expropriation
The report which recommends that the Constitution be amended to allow the state to expropriate land without compensation was adopted with the backing of the ANC and the EFF and other, smaller opposition parties.
AG raises red flags over provincial depts’ state of finances
The departments of Health, Education and Public Works account for just over half of all provincial budgets and are responsible for key programmes. The AG's report says these departments were in 'a bad state'.
Audit outcomes for govt depts & SEOs have regressed, says Makwetu
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu on Wednesday released his consolidated report on the national and provincial audit results for the 2017/18 financial year at Parliament.
Financial health of some govt depts continue to deteriorate, says Makwetu
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has flagged the need for urgent steps to prevent the collapse of some provincial Health, Education and Public Works Departments.
Makwetu welcomes 'bigger stick' to crack down on irregular state spending
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has welcomed the signing into law of a bill that gives him substantial new powers to crack down on irregular and wasteful spending by the state.
Mboweni: 'Zuma’s free higher education decision one of reasons behind VAT hike'
Tito Mboweni was replying to debate on a tax bill that gives effect to the rise from 14 to 15% in VAT which kicked in earlier this year.