THE Eastern Cape government is not happy with the audit outcomes of its 45 municipalities, cooperative government and traditional affairs MEC Fikile Xasa said yesterday.
MEC intervenes as Bhisho spends R429m. THE Eastern Cape government spent more than R429-million on travel and accommodation alone in the 2013-14 financial year.
No funds to fill new vacancies. THE Eastern Cape office of the premier (OTP) has declared 21 of its employee positions redundant, including two senior management positions.
A DEBATE on the Presidency’s budget vote degenerated into chaos last night when EFF MPs openly disregarded the decorum of parliament, insisting on referring to ministers by their first names and threatening to deal with them outside the house.
A WAR of words erupted yesterday between DA provincial leader Athol Trollip and premier Phumulo Masualle in the Bhisho legislature following a ruling by speaker Noxolo Kiviet.
Task team receives only one formal complaint for nepotism. A TASK team appointed by premier Phumulo Masualle to investigate a sex-for-jobs scandal that has rocked Bhisho has only received one formal complaint – for nepotism.
THE process to determine how much fraud-convicted former police chief Jackie Selebi owed the taxpayer in legal bills was at an “advanced” stage, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega said today.
ARMS deal critic and losing bidder Richard Young did not attend the Seriti Commission of Inquiry today.