29.5.2020 09:19 pm
‘The failure of the trust to account for the R22 million allocated to it by the department is noted,’ committee chairperson Zwelivelile Mandela said.
After the Ingonyama Trust could not account for the R22 million allocated to it by the department of agriculture, land reform and rural development, the relevant portfolio committee recommended the department should suspend payment to the trust.
In February, it was reported the police had contravened legislation by its failure to appoint a head for the police watchdog.
The National Assembly will convene its first virtual sitting next Wednesday.
This comes a day after a commissioner of the SAHRC said the department had violated the Constitution by preventing the provision of food.
A political analyst said Covid-19 compounding factors, including payment holidays and redirection of resources, could see widespread crises.
‘Our people in the Western Cape are frightened. They are especially, especially concerned. What is happening in the Western Cape is not at all good.’
During the first phase of the lockdown, it only offered death registrations, temporary identity certificates and the re-issue of birth certificates.
A precise date has not yet been given, but the fact that Dlamini-Zuma is working on regulations can be viewed as a strong indicator that it will be sooner rather than later.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola also said maintenance and other issues related to children are of major interest to the department.
The offenders will be released in a phased process, starting with women, children and elderly inmates, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola said.
The ailing airline continues to bleed vast sums of money despite being in business rescue.
‘The municipality is going to be hard-pressed to meet its obligations,’ said the city’s chief financial officer, Krish Kumar.
This after DA chief whip Natasha Mazzone said if something drastic wasn’t done, parliament would be constitutionally delinquent, because it was not fulfilling its oversight duty.
The meeting comes as there are growing calls for Ramaphosa to address the public 47 days after the lockdown was imposed.
The DA’s chief whip has told her party leader it hadn’t been accurate to refer to the people who disrupted a Zoom meeting as ‘hackers’.