Much rides on an effective procurement office. It must be resourced, skilled and scrupulous, and dare not become a bureaucratic bottleneck.
The build-up to this year’s Budget is bigger than ever, with enormous expectations of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan only 10 weeks back in the job.
Zuma’s words and demeanour in his biggest annual parliamentary speech should be judged by what comes from it.
Turning to unrest to vent frustration and win is unacceptable.
The MEC cannot be expected to do daily checks on each and every school, which is why there are inspectors and circuit managers.
We don’t underestimate the magnitude of the responsibility of caring for 84% of the population. But questions have to be asked.
Last week’s case in the Constitutional Court against its president is a good sign that our democracy is in rude good health.
There was no stirring leadership.
South Africa needs straight talk and remedial action.
Resistance Park has become part of urban Durban’s decay.
The level of unhappiness with municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal should alarm those running them, and the province’s dominant political party.
We saw citizen power in Westville this week, as neighbours banded together in an impromptu posse to hunt two burglars.
Coup accusations make South Africa look stupid, writes Peter Fabricius.
An important triumph for the watchdog body that was badly bruised in this episode.
The onus is on protesters to confine their actions, and for their targets – usually employers – to act appropriately when ...