Latest articles on Bobby Soobrayan

Soobrayan is not out of the woods yet

The Public Service Commission is investigating the former DG for his alleged involvement in the awarding of a workbooks tender.

Soobrayan: ‘I’m no bad guy’

But confusion has emerged about the textbook report he says exonerates him.

Lesufi acting education DG after Soobrayan ‘redeployed’

Panyaza Lesufi will replace former education DG Bobby Soobrayan, who has been "redeployed" to "other responsibilities in government".

Cosas: Sadtu’s strike threats are ‘nonsense’

The Congress of South African Students says Sadtu must put learners first ahead of its "narrow and selfish interests".

Time for Motshekga to meet Sadtu’s crazed antics with political muscle

Government must show Sadtu the door, otherwise just hand the entire ministry of education over to this power-crazed union, writes David Macfarlane.

Soobrayan cleared of ‘rubber-stamping’, fund misuse charges

Basic education director general Bobby Soobrayan has been found not guilty of wrongdoing, says department spokesperson Panyaza Lesufi.

Madonsela report finds Pule guilty of ‘persistently lying’

Public protector Thuli Madonsela's report recommends former communications minister Dina Pule must apologise to Parliament and the Sunday Times.

Soobrayan should face consequences of ‘rubber-stamping’ agreement

The basic education department's advocate says Bobby Soobrayan was not authorised to sign the agreement, which makes it null and void.

Exam markers’ increase agreement was signed ‘erroneously’

The basic education department only realised on the eve of paying teachers it had several months earlier "erroneously" signed the labour agreement.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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