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The top ten municipal culprits not paying Eskom debt

​The top 10 defaulting municipalities owe Eskom billions, and a parliamentary committee has resolved to find out why they are not paying their debts

Private schools, two departments and the eThekwini metro are embroiled in rates row

If the eThekwini municipality has its way, 18 independent schools in its jurisdiction will have to increase their fees.

Shiceka: I fought against corruption

Claiming he is anti-corruption, Sicelo Shiceka refuses to speculate on his future, while mounting a shaky defence against corruption claims.

Protector rips into Shiceka, warns against reprisals

Thuli Madonsela has warned against reprisals for cooperative governance staff who assisted her with a damning report on minister Sicelo Shiceka.

Department boss calls for urgent help

The department of cooperative governance and traditional affairs is seeking a chartered accountant to rescue it from its worst financial crisis.

State’s debt to municipalities estimated at R64-billion

A government committee has been formed to help municipalities recover debt the national government owes them, which could be as much as R64-billion.

Shiceka clams up on Cape car crash

'Recuperating' cooperative governance minister refuses to discuss the write-off of his vehicle.

Race is on for Shiceka’s post

Sicelo Shiceka has been told that he will be removed from Cabinet, senior ANC sources told the <i>M&G</i>.

Sicelo Shiceka’s royal junket

Under Shiceka's watch the ministry spent about R200 000 to send 18 people to the wedding of King Goodwill Zwelithini's daughter.

Protection of information farce

The <i>M&G</i> reported that officials were unhappy about what they saw as excessive spending by Sicelo Shiceka.

South Africans urged to collect IDs

The home affairs department on Tuesday urged South Africans to collect over 500&nbsp;000 unclaimed IDs ahead of the final voter registration weekend.

Costly IT system stands idle

Lack of training leaves departmental officials clueless about how to use program meant to monitor problems in municipalities.

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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