Unused government buildings are costing South Africa almost R50-million in rates and taxes, while another R12-million is spent on water and lights.
The settlement discussion will be held with 12 officials who have been charged in connection with upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.
Minister Thulas Nxesi says the billions lost by the department over the past five years is shocking.
The building of yet another fence suggests rising paranoia about the president’s safety.
Four years ago, the M&G first exposed the scandal behind multimillion-rand upgrades on Jacob Zuma Nkandla's home. Today, little has changed.
Ministers Gugile Nkwinti and Thulas Nxesi have disagreed with each other over the sale of houses at Nkandla, says a report.
Minister Thulas Nxesi says he "will not play politics" over the DA's court bid forcing his department to reveal its report about upgrades to Nkandla.
The Democratic Alliance has gone to court demanding the public works department provide it with access to the report into Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.
Public Works's Jeremy Cronin says his department has irregularly spent R3.65-billion, with a large sum of it resulting from irregular lease contracts.
A shorthand guide to the costs of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.
A day before he delivers his controversial department’s budget to Parliament, Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says the department has stabilised.
The department of public works has confirmed that it did spend R65-million on renovating ministers' houses, said a departmental spokesperson.
The Democratic Alliance has said Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi must explain how R65-million was spent renovating ministers' houses.
The South African Police Service has been entered into another multimillion-rand property deal that was not put out to tender, writes Matuma Letsoalo.
Roux Shabangu says reports he was fired from the construction of aR20-million police station in Mpumalanga are 'misleading and untrue'.
A witness in Bheki Cele's misconduct hearing has derailed a previous witness's promise that she would testify that Cele identified new police offices.
The home affairs department is paying R33-million a year rental for its new Pretoria offices -- almost R8-million more than what it previously paid.
Businessman Roux Shabangu has challenged the public protector's probe into a lease agreement for police headquarters in Pretoria.
The police's Independent Complaints Directorate was sent packing by MPs on Tuesday after pleading ignorance on the inflated cost of its new offices.