Public Works Department

Anger, drugs and parties in MPs’ villages

The public works department told Parliament that there were ongoing efforts to increase safety and patrols at the villages, which are fortified by fences and monitored by cameras and access-controlled booms

Zuma appointed construction company ahead of tender process – Nkandla hearings

Moneymine Enterprises reportedly appointed long before the department of public works was involved in the Nkandla tender process.

Paperless trail “may lead to witness box”

All communication relating to Nkandla was “strictly regulated and limited … to verbal reporting”

Bryntirion contractor faces wall of unpaid creditors

A contractor entrusted with beefing up ­security at the ­Bryntirion Estate has a string of court judgments against him for unpaid bills.

I’m not carrying can for Nkandla, says former minister

The former deputy public works minister said she was "irritated" by the recommendation that she be investigated over the Nkandla saga.

AmaB releases Nkandla cache

The M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism has released over 12 000 pages of evidence about the state-funded upgrade at Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

Corruption ‘cannot be business as usual’, says Nxesi

The public works department is taking steps to curb corruption and collusion, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.

Nkandla cash came from other projects

The R206-million spent on security at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla estate was not budgeted for the department of public works has said.

Cosatu: Public works’ Nkandla report reveals nothing new

A public works report detailing the costs for President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, in KwaZulu-Natal, has revealed nothing new, says Cosatu.

Nkandla: Documents call Zuma’s bluff

An M&G investigation reveals that President Jacob Zuma was kept up to date about developments and taxpayer money was used for his private homes.

Zuma is still paying off his Nkandla home

President Jacob Zuma has told Parliament that he would not know how much the public works department had spent on his Nkandla home.

Public works ducks questions on Zuma’s Nkandla upgrade

The public works department has missed the deadline for answering an access-to-information request by the M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories