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From housing to travel, MPs learn about perks of the job

Top-of-the-range tech equipment, state equipment and free flights form part of MPs' salary packages.

New rules in Ministerial Handbook lay down the law on perks

Curbs on buying flashy cars and travelling first class are among measures expected in the long-delayed Ministerial Handbook.

Fast-food bill of R50k ‘not excessive’, says N Cape premier office

Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas's office has defended using her government credit card on reportedly buying fast food at outlets like KFC and Spur.

Nxesi contradicts handbook on Nkandla upgrade

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.

Set firm limits on ministers’ spending, urges Madonsela

Nathi Mtethwa is off the hook, but the public protector says the Ministerial Handbook should be amended to nip "unreasonable spending" in the bud.

Letters to the Editor: May 06

Our readers share their thoughts on the local elections, the ministerial handbook, Netcare and more.

Zille publishes ‘no frills’ ministerial handbook

Western Cape premier Helen Zille on Tuesday released a new ministerial handbook in an effort to reduce excessive spending by provincial ministers.

Publishing of Ministerial Handbook ‘illegal and irresponsible’

Dumisani Nkwamba, spokesperson for the minister of public service and administration, responds to the <i>M&G</i>'s editorial.

Dept fumes at publication of handbook

The department of public service and administration has condemned the <i>Mail & Guardian</i> for publishing the classified Ministerial Handbook.

Protection of information farce

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

The elusive Ministerial Handbook

In recent years the Ministerial Handbook has been held up as putting an official stamp on the spending habits of ministers.

New spending rules for Western Cape politicians

The Western Cape is to curb spending by its politicians by producing its own ministerial handbook, Premier Helen Zille said on Tuesday.

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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

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

Press Releases

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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