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​Suspended defence chief director paid almost R3m to sit at home
​Suspended defence chief director paid almost R3m to sit at home
A top defence official has been paid almost R3-million while sitting at home doing nothing.
High earners an obvious target for tax hikes
High earners an obvious target for tax hikes
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has few easy choices when it comes to raising extra revenue in the next financial year.
Auditor general flags R25.7bn in irregular govt spending
Auditor general flags R25.7bn in irregular govt spending
There has been irregular expenditure of R25.7-billion across the country's national and provincial departments and public entities for the 2014-2015...
Zuma racks up voyager miles
Zuma racks up voyager miles
Appearances can be deceiving: Jacob Zuma is not in fact that much of a homebody, as his number of flights abroad show....
Government shows slight improvement in AG report
Government shows slight improvement in AG report
A "pattern of positive outcomes" in government spending and accounting is beginning to emerge, but the improvements are slight, and...
Gordhan urges better state spending
Gordhan urges better state spending
Government spending needs to produce better quality results, Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday.
[Slideshow]Welfare sector in crisis
[Slideshow]Welfare sector in crisis
SA has mostly delegated the care of its poor and vulnerable to NGOs, but with funding drying up, these groups are struggling to keep their heads above water.
Costly mess 'wasted' public funds
Costly mess 'wasted' public funds
Government coughed up R2,6-million to settle a lease dispute during Mamodupi Mohlala's time at the pensions office
Mabuza and the R450m building
Mabuza and the R450m building
The Mpumalanga government has been accused in papers filed in the Labour Court of signing a deal to buy a building in Nelspruit for R458-million --...
Gauteng spent R4m on World Cup tickets
Gauteng spent R4m on World Cup tickets
The Gauteng province spent R4-million on 4613 Soccer World Cup tickets, Premier Nomvula Mokonyane said on Wednesday.
Gordhan issues warning on Cup tickets
Gordhan issues warning on Cup tickets
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will soon meet the Auditor General (AG) and chairman of Parliament's watchdog public accounts committee to discuss...
Gordhan, AG to probe 'wasteful' ticket spending by govt
Gordhan, AG to probe 'wasteful' ticket spending by govt
South Africa's finance minister and auditor general are to investigate World Cup ticket purchases by government agencies amid concerns about...

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