May 22, 2018
‘Responsibility without authority’ prevents Ministers from doing their job

‘Responsibility without authority’ prevents Ministers from doing their job

May, 21, 2018 News

The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsolaedi, had tried three times to warn the Premier of the North West province against employing the current provincial Minister (MEC) responsible for Health.

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NCOP charged with mandate of three-tiered governance

NCOP charged with mandate of three-tiered governance

May, 17, 2018 News

The parliamentary precinct in Cape Town couldn’t be further away from the hurly burly of provincial government, and that has little to do with distance measured in kilometres. National Parliament...

Social grant beneficiaries losing out on R500m

Social grant beneficiaries losing out on R500m

May, 16, 2018 Opinion

The Department of Social Development conceded in a committee meeting in Parliament that there is R500 million allocated for social grants in 2018/2019 which will simply not be spent. ALISON...

Government neglect jeopardises future of mining

Government neglect jeopardises future of mining

May, 16, 2018 News

The mining sector is in significant disarray, according to a report tabled this month by the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources. Political uncertainty has led to low investor confidence and...

Police see illicit tobacco trade as a crime of tax evasion

Police see illicit tobacco trade as a crime…

May, 11, 2018 News

Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance has called on its researchers to investigate allegations made in the media that the South African Revenue Service (SARS) is complicit in the massive illicit...

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