R2.2bn set aside for SKA project in SA
Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane made the announcement ahead of her department’s budget vote on Wednesday.
Sadtu: Basic Education Dept needs more money, not budget cuts
The union is not happy about proposed budget cuts and believes government should be adding financial resources, rather than taking them away.
‘Immigration Act prohibits the wealthy from having private terminals’
Minister Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday told Parliament about the department's legal showdown with Oppenheimer-owned Fireblade Aviation.
'Taking selfies at national key points could become crime'
The National Assembly's police portfolio committee is today busy deliberating on the Critical Infrastructure Bill.
Parliament accused of ‘dragging feet’ over inquiry into Public Protector
The DA’s complaint against Busisiwe Mkhwebane includes her grossly over-reaching her powers when she recommended that the Constitution be amended to alter the mandate of the Reserve Bank.
McBride urges SAPS bosses to cooperate with Ipid in corruption probes
On Wednesday, Robert McBride briefed Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts on some of Ipid’s investigations into police corruption.
Police’s top brass face MPs over FDA’s threat to bring justice system to halt
In April, FDA’s Keith Keating issued a statement threatening to switch off the system containing some of the police’s forensic data over a payment dispute.
'Tentacles of Boeremag could extend beyond Sita, police'
National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole says the police are busy conducting their own probe into The Boeremag links to Sita but could not divulge details.
Tougher sanctions for SANDF members found guilty of sexual abuse misconduct
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says cabinet supports the finalisation of the Military Discipline Bill, which seeks to deal with overall discipline in the defense force.
Cabinet condemns sexual abuse by SANDF members around continent
While Cabinet is satisfied with the interventions made in addressing these abuses, it has condemned any form of sexual abuse and acts of misconduct by SANDF members.
Cabinet condemns Lesufi 'hanging' incident
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has come under attack and has been accused of wanting to rid schools of Afrikaans through the introduction of a dual language policy.
Mabuza: Moody's decision affirms SA on right economic track
Deputy President David Mabuza says the decision by ratings agency Moody's not to downgrade South Africa to junk status confirms that the change in the ANC's leadership has put the country on a new path.
SIU reveals stumbling blocks in bid to recover Nkandla upgrades money
SIU head Andy Mothibi says the civil process to recover money is taking too long and he’s called for the establishment of special tribunals to adjudicate certain civil disputes.
Abrahams: Loss of NPA prosecutors would be catastrophic for justice system
Abrahams revealed that the NPA has lost 78 prosecutors to magistrates courts around the country in the last two years.
Abrahams slams AfriForum over Malema private prosecution bid
NDPP Shaun Abrahams says AfriForum is misinforming the public and has no reason to privately prosecute Julius Malema.
'New funding policy victory for Fees Must Fall activists'
Higher Education Deputy Minister Buti Manamela and Minister Naledi Pandor on Tuesday briefed the media on increases in student funding to support close to half a million students.
Higher education gets R7bn financial aid boost
Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor says poor students entering university and colleges for the first time will receive an addition R7 billion in financial aid.
'Why would I reject such a beautiful person?'
The ANC in the Western Cape would welcome Patricia de Lille with open arms should she ever leave or be expelled from the DA.