Getting paid for doing nothing

A former director of the water affairs department has been drawing a R3 million salary following his suspension two years ago, the Sunday Independent reported.

Maxwell Sirenya clashed with the then water affairs minister Edna Molewa over a R419 million … Read the rest

Kasrils papers find a home at Wits University

Ronnie Kasrils
Ronnie Kasrils

Rare and historical material belonging prominent political figure Ronnie Kasrils, gathered during the liberation struggle and the transition to a democratic South Africa, will be handed over into the custody of Wits University tomorrow.

Kasrils was a member … Read the rest

EE accuses South African minister of ‘attack on non-racism’

equal-education3Equal Education (EE) has issued the following media release:

Equal Education (EE) notes with shock and disappointment the statement released by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) headed “Equal Education is disingenuous: Minister Motshekga”.

Every factual claim about the process … Read the rest

Joemat-Pettersson denies kickbacks over game-farm sale

Tina Joemat-Pettersson
Tina Joemat-Pettersson

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson has refuted a media report that she received kickbacks, her office said on Monday.

The allegations in the Sunday Times that Joemat-Pettersson benefited from a game-farm sale were “unsubstantiated and … Read the rest

ANC Women’s League to approach Equality Court over ‘Angie’s panties’

The protest image in question

The ANC Women’s League intends approaching the Equality Court after protesting teachers displayed a pair of panties they said belonged to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

“The [African National Congress’s Women’s League] noted with dismay … Read the rest