Lack of consequence against financial mismanagement in govt is 'very costly'
Kimi Makwetu briefed the standing committee on the Auditor-General during a workshop on the work of the institution and the Public Audit Act which came into effect in April.
South Africans have 'no idea' what they are breathing
The Department of Environmental Affairs has told Parliament the lack of monitoring meant previous laws never looked at how South Africans were meant to be protected in terms of air quality.
Makwetu: Officials of AG office require independence not to be influenced
Kimi Makwetu briefed the Standing Committee on the Auditor-General on Friday during a workshop on the work of the institution and the Public Audit Act.
Concerns over number of children involved in crimes
The latest crime statistic showed how 736 of the over 21,000 murders recorded by police between April last year and March this year were committed by children.
SA is at war with itself – MPs react to latest crime stats
South Africa recorded over 21,000 murders for the 2018/2019 year, an increase of 686 murders from the previous year.
Not very rosy: Crime stats show murder on the rise
The latest crime figures showed an increase in contact crimes such as murder, sexual offences and robbery with aggravating circumstance.
Mabuza implores S Africans to pay for govt services they consume
Deputy President David Mabuza also said he would report all departments and their political heads to President Cyril Ramaphosa if they fail to address the growing debt which was owed mostly to Eskom.
Mapisa-Nqakula: Crime is crime, it doesn't matter who commits it
Members of the National Assembly on Tuesday debated the country's crisis of gender-based violence and the targeting of foreign nationals in recent violent incidents.
SA is in a crisis, say MPs during debate on xenophobic attacks, GBV
The first MP to take to the podium was Inkatha Freedom Party’s former leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi, who made the initial call for the urgent debate.
MPs set for debate on GBV, xenophobia attacks in Parliament
MPs will again come together to debate and try to come up with solutions to the ongoing unrest in parts of the country.
ANC warns against labeling violent attacks as xenophobic
ANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina told a media briefing that the lekgotla condemned the recent attacks, but warned against labelling them as xenophobic.
Mkhize on roadshow to engage public health workers
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize will start his tour with a visit to Pholosong Hospital in Brakpan and Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg.
Cabinet calls for maximum sentences to be imposed on GBV perpetrators
Cabinet stated it joined the nation in mourning the killing, rape and abuse of women by men that continue to plague the country.
Pityana calls for softening of borders in Africa
AngloGold Ashanti chairman Sipho Pityana said that African countries needed to ease their borders as businesses needed easier access to skills on the continent and in the diaspora.
Kganyago: Africa's economic outlook positive
South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago made the remarks during a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town which ended on Friday.
MPs at urgent sitting agree SA is facing an economic crisis
The debate was called for by Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane, who wants economic reforms that can shock the country’s economy back into life.
CT students beg ministers to do more to protect women
The group met with the four ministers for a question and answer session, just a few minutes after President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed a march at the gates of Parliament.
MPs say Steinhoff dragging its feet on dealing with corruption
Steinhoff executives faced a number of questions from MPs on why the company seems to be dragging its feet in dealing with its own officials.