SCOPA

Scopa: No money for a bailout so pay your bills

Eskom is stuck in a tricky situation and doesn’t have the wholehearted support of MPs when it comes to recouping its money

VBS and Steinhoff investigations at “advanced stage” — NPA and SIU

Crime-fighting bodies update MPs on why high-profile investigations into VBS Mutual Bank and Steinhoff have not yielded results

Hawk eyes for municipal crimes

A report by the auditor general said most municipalities, which are supposed to be on the front line of service delivery, were in financial difficulty

Scopa’s new chairperson promises to kick butt on public spending

Mkhuleko Hlengwa warns that Scopa will use its new far-reaching powers

New Scopa chair wants parly watchdog to have more ‘bite’

The head of parliament’s watchdog says he is going to get more power to dig into graft and corruption, and ensure there are consequences

IFP confirms its man as new Scopa chair

The M&G understands the ANC offered the position to the IFP in exchange for support in metros lost during 2016 local government elections

PIC failed to act on AYO Technology report, inquiry hears

The state asset manager sat on non-compliance report in the Ayo Technology transaction for five months before taking action

‘Bad financial management’ behind govt’s delayed IT system — Mogajane

According to the findings of the Nexus report, contracts were irregularly awarded to several service providers

SIU wont relent as Lepelle Northern Water pushback against corruption probe

The SIU is investigating a water project in Giyani which was cost between R1.2-million and R1.4-million to drill a borehole

Municipalities return millions to the fiscus, while drowning in Eskom debt

In a meeting with Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts, councils blamed the growing debt on ineffective revenue collection systems

Corruption claims rock mining Seta

It’s alleged that large sums of money were allocated to firms without following due process

Fleece the state, face the music

Public officials who routinely find loopholes to siphon money out of government coffers may soon find themselves in the dock

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it