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 Sassa cash hastily funded “dubious” events

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) has on Tuesday stuck the knife into the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) for evading supply chain management process when planning three events in KwaZulu-Natal. The damage tear open, following a presentation made to Scopa in Parliament which revealed that former  Sassa Chief …

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Presidency file a notice to comply with the court ruling on Zuma legal fees

The Presidency has on Monday filed a notice in the Pretoria High Court to comply with the court’s decision on the application by the Democratic Alliance (DA) on the provision by the state of legal help to former President Jacob Zuma. “The Presidency has demonstrated that it intends to submit …

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DPSA still waiting for unions to sign

The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) says it’s still waiting for labour unions to sign off the principal public sector wage agreement which was reached on Friday. The unions were meant to sign at 11am on Monday  by 12:30  but the unions had not budged. Minister of Public …

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DA files papers to set aside Fraser’s appointment

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has filed papers with the Pretoria High Court to have President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of Arthur Fraser as National Commissioner of Correctional Services set aside with immediate effect. In court papers on Friday, DA argues that President Ramaphosa flopped in his constitutional rights in appointing Frazer. …

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Bold projects to transform SA transport industry

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande used his Budget Vote speech on Friday to announce several bold projects that his department will undertake. The projects, which will be implemented within the next 12 months, are in line with the National Transport Master Plan (NATMAP) 2050, which aims to transform the transport system …

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Veteran photographer Sam Nzima passes away

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed deep sadness at the sudden passing of veteran photographer and recipient of the National Order of Ikhamanga, Sam Nzima. Nzima, who took the iconic photograph of a dying Hector Peterson, passed away in Mpumalanga on Saturday. “Mr Sam Nzima was one of a kind, his …

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Proposed regulations on mobile data welcomed

Cabinet has welcomed the new rules proposed by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) to improve regulations around data, SMS and voice services. Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane said on Thursday the changes mark a step toward ensuring fairness in business practice around data pricing and ensuring that …

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Parliament delegation prepared to serve Africa at the Pan African Parliament

Parliament’s delegation, sworn in at the Pan African Parliament (PAP) on Monday is anticipating contributing positively to the progression of the legislative sector on the continent. The delegation, led by National Council of Provinces (NCOP) Chairperson Thandi Modise, was among 71 new Members of the PAP sworn in at the opening …

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Undeclared cash seized at airport

Police arrested a 27-year-old man found in possession of undeclared R6.9 million worth of cash in American and South African at the OR Tambo International Airport Saturday. Police Spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said the arrest occurred during a continuing and successful implementation of an integrated plan at the OR International Tambo Airport, …

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