DA questions Parliament’s role in holding Mkhize accountable

The Democratic Alliance (DA) questioned the role of Parliament in holding Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize to account for allegations of irregularly awarding a contract to communications company Digital Vibes. Opposition parties have accused the African National Congress (ANC) members of Parliament of shielding the executive, this was revealed during[…]

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Self-sustainability project is for medium offenders: Ronald Lamola

Correctional Services Minister, Ronald Lamola, says his department’s self-sustainability model does not include those who are convicted of felonies. He launched the Kuyasa Combined Learning Centre at the Oudtshoorn Correctional facility, in the Little Karoo, under the model earlier this week. The facility boasts a vegetable farm. This is part[…]

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Ramaphosa to decide Mkhize’s fate after SIU report

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he will only make a decision on the fate of Health Minister Doctor Zweli Mkhize’s fate after receiving a report from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). Pressure is mounting on Ramaphosa to act against Mkhize following his latest admission that the awarding of the R150 million[…]

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Post Office to close 130 offices across SA: CEO

The South African Post Office has confirmed that it is in the process of closing about 130 of its offices across the country mainly due to financial challenges. It has told Parliament that delays to complete the process have been caused by the current contracts it has entered into with[…]

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COCT invests R170m in protection against rising land grabs

The City of Cape Town has approved an additional 170-million-rand for additional security to prevent land grabs. Mayoral Committee Member for Human Settlements, Malusi Booi, says they’ve experienced a significant spike in land occupations since the start of the national lockdown last year. He says the occupations have mostly happened[…]

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