Parly gives green light to Mboweni’s supplementary budget
The Adjustments Appropriation Bill was approved without any amendments by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) following a marathon session on Tuesday. It was passed by the National Assembly on 29 July.
Scopa chair calls for criminal probe into Diko, Masuku PPE tender allegations
Mkhuleko Hlengwa said the PPE contract linked to King Madzikane II should be subjected to a 'comprehensive criminal investigation or a special audit by the Auditor General of South Africa'.
Hlengwa: There should be a full criminal probe into Diko, Masuku allegations
The Gauteng ANC leadership has decided that Khusela Diko, Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku and his wife Loyiso, appear before the provincial integrity committee and take a leave of absence of two to four weeks.
Mboweni: Treasury looking at centralising PPE purchases to prevent corruption
As billions of rand are pumped into the economy to combat COVID-19 and its social and economic fallout, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said that he’d told Treasury officials to find ways of preventing fraud and corruption.
Gordhan assures MPs R70bn IMF loan won’t fund SAA
Opposition MPs have mocked efforts to launch a new airline while the COVID-19 pandemic rages – but Gordhan said the government’s aim is to have a viable, competitive, and sustainable airline.
'It's an urban legend': Mboweni sets record straight on R500bn rumours
The Finance Minister came in for some heckling from opposition parties when he insisted that not all COVID19-related funds are the focus of looting.
Placing municipalities under administration failing to stop rot, MPs told
Deputy Cogta Minister Parks Tau made the admission on Tuesday night while the committee was being briefed on government interventions to bring crisis-hit municipalities back from the brink.
Parliament calls Mboweni, others to explain PPE purchases amid corruption claims
This follows weekend reports that anti-corruption investigators were probing dubious contracts involving more than R2 billion.
Mapisa-Nqakula: SANDF budget cuts will affect SA’s arms industry
Introducing debate on the defence budget vote on Thursday, the minister said the budget cuts would also impact on the defence industry as a whole.
Mboweni ducks questions from DA on where SAA’s funds will come from
Tito Mboweni was challenged by the opposition Democratic Alliance to say whether or not the government intended providing SAA with a further bailout during debate on National Treasury’s budget vote at Parliament on Thursday afternoon.
NCOP approves the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill
The Bill was tabled by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni when he unveiled the Adjustment Budget last month, and was given the green light by the National Assembly last week.
Tourism Minister announces R1bn budget cut, 440,000 jobs on the line
Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has told Parliament the sector faces a 75% reduction in revenue for this year with nearly 440,000 jobs at risk.
'Ill' Deputy President Mabuza bows out of Q&A in Parliament
David Mabuza was scheduled to appear in the NCOP on Thursday, 23 July, and in the National Assembly the following week, on 30 July.
Kubayi-Ngubane: No time for blame, everyone in tourism sector must pull together
Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said that this was no time for bickering or apportioning blame as the sector reeled from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown restrictions.
Probe into fitness of Public Protector Mkhwebane further delayed
The search is still underway for three 'fit and proper' South Africans to make up the panel to look into the Democratic Alliance (DA)’s motion calling for the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Mboweni surprised by opposition rejection of Division of Revenue Amendment Bill
The DA, EFF, FF+ and the ACDP all voted against it, but the Bill passed by 214 votes to 119 with no abstentions.
Alcohol must be better regulated, not prohibited, MRC tells MPs
The Medical Research Council said that a national strategy on alcohol was needed, including stricter controls on its sale and advertising.
Parliament approves Division of Revenue Amendment Bill
The bill provides for the reprioritisation of funds allocated to national, provincial and local government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.