06 Mar 2013 16:31 - Sapa The public works department is taking steps to curb corruption and collusion, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.
01 Feb 2013 00:00 - Stefaans Brümmer The R206-million spent on security at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla estate was not budgeted for the department of public works has said.
28 Jan 2013 15:47 - Sapa A public works report detailing the costs for President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, in KwaZulu-Natal, has revealed nothing new, says Cosatu.
23 Nov 2012 00:00 - Sally Evans, Lionel Faull, Phillip De Wet, An M&G investigation reveals that President Jacob Zuma was kept up to date about developments and taxpayer money was used for his private homes.
16 Nov 2012 00:00 - Phillip De Wet President Jacob Zuma has told Parliament that he would not know how much the public works department had spent on his Nkandla home.
12 Oct 2012 00:00 - AmaBhungane Reporters The public works department has missed the deadline for answering an access-to-information request by the M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism.
05 Oct 2012 00:00 - Matuma Letsoalo The department of public works says the source of the leak about Nkandla's escalating costs will be found and brought to book.
30 Apr 2008 15:23 - Staff Reporter Water contamination was a factor in the death of nearly 80 babies in the Eastern Cape, the provincial government said on Wednesday. An interim report acknowledged that a "multiplicity of causes", including "systematic failures affecting water quality", were to blame for the deaths of the babies, said the provincial government in a statement.