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Taxi council blames government for violence

Lack of recognition and consultation root cause of most disputes in the industry, says SANTACO

By Tariro Washinyira - 16 August 2018
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2.5 million people at risk of not receiving social grants on time

Provincial heads at the South African Social Security Agency briefed Parliament on contingency plans

By Barbara Maregele - 16 March 2018
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Energy minister insists on nuclear

Committee demands clarity on costs but gets none

By Suné Payne - 23 November 2017
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Post Office will get deal to pay social grants by Friday

MPs still concerned with timeline of implementing the new payment system

By Barbara Maregele - 21 November 2017
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PRASA board snubs Parliament

Agency fails to turn up at key meeting

By Suné Payne - 14 November 2017
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We don’t have money or staff, says fisheries department

MPs told directorate can’t implement co-operatives policy

By Alicestine October - 13 November 2017
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Government is 11 years past deadline to end bucket system

About 17,000 toilets, each costing R15,000, built in Free State and none in use

By Alicestine October - 9 November 2017
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MPs slam Social Development’s annual report

Problems include lapsed foster grants, missed targets for elderly, too many roadshows and much more

By Barbara Maregele - 7 November 2017
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Treasury steps in to break social grants deadlock

SASSA and Post Office fail to reach agreement

By Barbara Maregele - 2 November 2017
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Western Cape needs half-a-billion rand for water crisis

MP demands to know why National Disaster Management Centre refused requests for help, yet underspent its budget by R300m

By Suné Payne - 26 October 2017
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Money for police forensic services diverted to Home Affairs

Forensic services gets R1.7 billion; VIP protection gets R1.4 billion

By Alicestine October - 26 October 2017
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Human Settlements admits state is failing Cape Town’s informal settlements

R100 million left unspent

By Suné Payne - 26 October 2017
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2,200 police firearms lost in three years

MPs furious at cops for not being able to look after their weapons

By Alicestine October - 19 October 2017
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MPs grill regulator over train safety

But the Railway Safety Regulator’s answers are thin

By Suné Payne - 19 October 2017
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Foster grants – Bathabile Dlamini’s next national embarrassment?

Six years after ruling, huge backlogs persist as December court deadline looms

By Alicestine October - 12 October 2017
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Fears of more school disruptions in Limpopo

Threats of another shutdown in Vuwani as matric exams near

By Sune Payne - 12 October 2017