21.1.2020 08:46 pm
‘There is no doubt that gross mis-hiring has taken place – and the deck has been stacked with well-paid political cadres,’ DA MP Emma Louise Powell said.
A lawyer whose integrity was questioned by the highest court in the land and an experienced spook with an optometry degree are "suitably qualified" to be advisers to Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
Twenty-four disused Shosholoza Meyl train carriages were burned at Bloemfontein railway station on Saturday.
‘Will Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane survive 2020?’ and other burning questions South Africans will look to parly for answers to this year.
There were a few themes emerging from Plein Street this year which are worth reminiscing about.
According to media reports, all the boys died because of dehydration, meaning they didn’t get enough water.
Modise’s support was not the first from a member of the South African parliament.
Last Tuesday, the National Assembly adopted rules for the removal of the head of a Chapter 9 institution, such as the public protector.
The list of vehicles acquired reveals that the defence force’s top brass tends to favour German precision as far as their transport is concerned, at least.
There are still hurdles to cross before the constitution is altered to accommodate the controversial change, which raised the ire of many organisations and individuals.
Despite concerns raised against Gcaleka by the opposition, the ANC used its majority to push through the appointment with 203 votes to 103 on Wednesday afternoon.
The department responsible for encouraging entities to pay their Eskom debt is in arrears itself, and parliament owes the struggling utility too.
President Cyril Ramaphosa fired Jiba and Mrwebi in April after an inquiry found they were not ‘fit and proper to hold their respective offices’.
Parliament decided to draft the rules as it was considering instituting proceedings to remove Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane.
The deputy president has missed three Q&A sessions, but the EFF want to see even less of him.
By not appearing after being notified about the meeting, SAA contravened section 55 of the Public Finance Management Act.