Makwetu: Municipalities need to plan better, stop spending money they don’t have
Makwetu joined the likes of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on Tuesday to address the National Council of Province (NCOP)’s local government week virtual session.
Dlamini-Zuma: Government needs land to address apartheid spatial planning legacy
Cogta Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said the eThekwini Municipality was an example of the apartheid spatial planning patterns with the majority living far from work.
Zille dismisses claims DA is purging black leaders
The issue was addressed at a briefing on Monday following the party’s first-ever policy conference over the weekend.
3 Parly committees want those involved in Beit Bridge fence disciplined
They also want Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille to shoulder the blame for giving the directive.
DA deems its first-ever policy conference a resounding success
The main resolutions from the conference include the party’s controversial policy on economic justice, which also rejects using race as a proxy to inequality.
Makwetu: Govt’s accounting officers must be trained to spot gaps for corruption
Kimi Makwetu on Friday briefed Parliament’s standing committee on the Auditor-General about the management of COVID-19 initiatives.
Makwetu calls for more measures to prevent looting of public funds
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has already released his findings earlier this week, which showed that dead people, prison inmates, public servants, and children below the legal age to work received COVID-19 benefits.
Parly should have done more to manage govt's COVID-10 response, HSF tells court
The Helen Suzman Foundation wants lawmakers to come up with special legislation to govern the state’s fight against the pandemic.
Parly argues Suzman Foundation failed to explain need for new COVID legislation
The Gauteng Division of the High Court has on Thursday heard an urgent application seeking an order directing Parliament to pass special legislation for management of COVID-19 in South Africa.
Eskom board united despite resignations, MPs told
Eskom board chairperson Professor Malegapuru Makgoba and Eskom management briefed parliamentarians on Wednesday. They updated the Standing Committee on Appropriations on several issues related to finances and investigations.
MPs haul Eskom over the coals for R4 bn overpayment on some contracts
The MPs standing committee on appropriations on Wednesday quizzed Eskom management on how far they were in recovering the R4 billion.
Eskom board backs CFO Oberholzer in Parly over alleged conflict of interest
Jan Oberholzer was accused of corruption, dishonesty, conflict of interest, and abuse of power in relation to alleged links to Eskom contractor, Stefanutti Stocks.
ANC: Farm murders need special attention but 'white genocide' claims ludicrous
Members of Parliament on Tuesday held a debate of national importance on recent farm murders following a request by the Democratic Alliance (DA).
Some MPs call for a farm murder safety summit during second debate in Parly
Tuesday’s debate of national importance was sponsored by the Democratic Alliance (DA) focussing on recent farm attacks and the murders of farmers and farm workers.
'I'm still alive,' says Mabuza as he addresses health issues ahead of NCOP Q&A
The deputy president will take oral questions from the NCOP later this week after postponing two previous appearances in the National Assembly due to ill health.
The whole of society responsible for addressing GBV, not just law enforcement
That’s one of the messages from government’s security cluster which has held a gender-based violence virtual dialogue on Monday.
ANC MP Bongani Bongo told to step down pending his court case
He’s one of several ANC members who have been asked to step aside while they clear their names.
Draft land tenure amendment bill seen as step in right direction
Parliament has heard submissions from academics, people living on farms as well as organisations representing landless communities on the Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Amendment Bill.