A day before he delivers his controversial department’s budget to Parliament, Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says the department has stabilised.
The public works department is taking steps to curb corruption and collusion, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.
Secrecy, impropriety and the failure of accountability coil around each other in a triple helix of misgovernance.
The R206-million security upgrade to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, in KwaZulu-Natal, is "grotesque", says Cosatu.
Whatever happened to admitting you were wrong, asks Verashni Pillay, as she tracks the double standards of Moeletsi Mbeki, FNB, the ANC and more.
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.
Media reports say taxpayers money has allegedly been used to pay for renovations to the homes of President Jacob Zuma's two brothers.
The M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism (amaBhungane) filed papers on Thursday
Answers about security spending at President Jacob Zuma's private home have raised only more questions. Phillip de Wet and Sally Evans report.
This week the government responded to two of the issues facing a depressed South Africa - Jacob Zuma's Nkandla upgrade and protracted strikes.
The public works department has missed the deadline for answering an access-to-information request by the M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism.
The public works department will keep a close eye on the process to spend nearly R240-million on upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.
Two new road networks worth R582-million have been built in President Jacob Zuma's village in KwaNxamalala, Nkandla - thanks mostly to state funds.
A look at the books has shown spending on President Jacob Zuma's private residence at Nkandla dwarfs spending on the homes of previous presidents.
The department of public works says the source of the leak about Nkandla's escalating costs will be found and brought to book.
President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead appears to have been declared a national key point and consequently subject to blanket secrecy.
The Ministerial Handbook has again been used to veil state officials' spending of public funds on private luxuries - this time on Zuma's Nkandla home.
The Cabinet has upped the stakes in its war against maladministration in Limpopo, following the controversial takeover of the province's departments.
Property tycoon Roux Shabangu has joined other voices in a public effort to validate the deal.