Suspension of UIF commissioner Maruping, 2 other execs lifted
The officials were suspended nine months ago after the Auditor-General probed the COVID-19 TERS scheme and found that there were irregularities with payments due to lapses in verification systems.
Eskom board worried over 'wild' claims by employees charged with ill-discipline
This followed the exoneration of the power utility’s group chief executive, Andre de Ruyter, by an independent investigation, which found that he was not guilty of racism, among other allegations.
Organised labour: Eskom’s decision to file for dispute is a declaration of war
The unions have been in talks with Eskom for weeks with both parties not moving from their demands.
Kubayi-Ngubane: Transformation is an absolute necessity
Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane explained that the fates of everyone in the country, including business and government, were intertwined, which was why a transformed inclusive economy was in the best interest of all.
Fewer people working from home between January and March - Stats SA
There have been many indications that offices were slowly coming back to life over the past few months but Stats SA has now confirmed that more people were no longer working from home.
1.4 million fewer SAfricans were employed this year, says Stats SA
This was revealed in the Quarterly Labour Force Survey Results for the first quarter of 2021 on Tuesday.
Kubayi-Ngubane: TEF delays will negatively affect black businesses
Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said that there had been great interest in the equity fund by thousands of entrepreneurs. However, they'd have to wait until the court challenge by Solidarity and AfriForum against the scheme was concluded to move forward.
Special Tribunal: EC health dept’s R10m scooter ambulance tender unlawful
The tender was referred to the Special Tribunal after the SIU found it was awarded irregularly.
Tourism Dept preparing to defend ownership criteria for equity fund in court
The tourism equity fund has been in the works since 2016 and was formed to fastrack transformation in the sector which is dominated by white people by granting funding to businesses that have 51% black ownership and management.
SAPS, Health Dept were warned about forensics backlog as far back as 2011 - PSC
The Public Service Commission (PSC) said that when it first inspected the SAPS labs in 2011, it sent a report with findings and recommendations to the departments and the parliamentary police portfolio committee.
Magashule acted out of ‘vengeful spite’ – says Ramaphosa on suspension letter
Following the ANC national working committee’s (NWC) decision to suspend him in line with the step-aside resolution, Magashule sent a suspension letter to Ramaphosa over the CR17 campaign.
Experts: Mkhize failed by not being aware of Digital Vibes contract
The minister held a briefing on Wednesday and announced that a forensic audit found there was an irregular awarding of a tender to Digital Vibes.
S.Africans too conscious of corruption to believe Mkhize - political economist
Political economist Dale McKinley told Eyewitness News that Health Minister Mkhize was too experienced a politician not to have known that conflict of interest issues would arise over the Digital Vibes contracts.
Dodgy dealings in govt depts won't happen without anyone knowing - Mchunu
Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu was commenting on Health Minister Zweli Mkhize’s ignorance pleas of details about how his close associates were irregularly awarded a tender worth more than R100 million by the Health Department.
CoJ Budget a balancing act focusing on impact of COVID – local govt specialist
While the city announced rates and taxes increases during Tuesday’s Budget release, it has also emphasised its commitment to providing struggling residents with debt relief.
CoJ's Matongo earmarks Ivory Park, Kliptown and Orange Farm for major upgrades
Joburg MMC for Finance Jodilee Matongo told the metro’s council that the areas would enjoy public services and facilities, just as Soweto has since 1994.
City Power granted R19.9bn to address operational challenges
City Power has been allocated R19.9 billion for its operational expenditure budget to deal with streetlight repairs and installations, electricity failures, facility repairs and preventative maintenance to improve network stability.
CoJ announces rates increases for 2021/22
Electricity rates are now up by 14.59%, followed by sanitation and water tariffs by 6.8%. Refusal removal rates are up by 4.3% whole property rate increased by 2%.