Municipal Finance Management Act

Fraud accused: Contract breach SIU’s fault

Mcebisi Mlonzi is blaming the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) for allegedly providing bad advice to the Amahlathi local municipality

​More arrests: E. Cape businessman, top former municipal official nabbed for fraud

Crackdown follows trend of top officials allegedly looting millions

Municipal cost-containment measures gazetted as state seeks to tighten its belt

The regulations form part of cost-cutting measures by the state as it seeks to improve its balance sheet

Allow local councils to do their fiscal duties

Top-down meddling by central government flouts the laws and spirit of multilevel democracy

Grassroots democracy begins with open ward committees

Citizens must be given the opportunity to influence the municipal decisions that affect them

Tshwane city manager heads to court to block GladAfrica report

GladAfrica, an engineering company, and the city have been at the centre of allegations of tender irregularities for the past two months

Msimanga wants city manager suspended

Dr Moeketsi Mosola was accused of flouting the City of Tshwane's supply chain management policy

Nene cracks down on unqualified local government officials

This is the latest step the ANC government has taken to the state of improve local government

VBS saga: Municipalities in for half-a-decade wait for a fraction of R1.5bn deposits

Disciplinary action is going to be lodged against those responsible – from the bank and the municipalities – for the funds ending up with VBS.

VBS bank could come out of curatorship stronger— Treasury

​National Treasury said placing VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship is a better option than liquidation

​VBS liable to go bust

The mutual bank faces the possibility of going bust after the Treasury instructed municipalities to stop investing with it last year.

Cape Town races to beat Day Zero

The city could run out of water in March and is rushing to get measures such as desalination in place

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world