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Return to work of all Public Servants now on the cards...
Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Department of Public Service and Administration is expected to issue circulars to all public servants shortly on the measures that will enable the return of all areas of government to full operation safely and without undue delay. Government departments and entities have been operating one-third of their staff complement for the past 175 days. President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation last night on his plans to further ease the current national lockdown from Level 2 to Level 1 from midnight on Sunday, September 20 in order to reopen and stimulate the economy....[Read]
R7.6m is our COVID -19 procurement cost so far...
Friday, August 28, 2020

We have spent more than R7,6 million towards the procurement of Covid-19 PPE internal usage as in head office and districts. The bulk of expenditure, R 2.6million, was on decontamination of office space. Sanitizers cost us a approximately R1.1 million and masks more than R900 000. A Committee of Ministers has been tasked by the President to compile all Covid -19 procurements and made it accessible to the public in the interest if transparency. Go to ( to see names of companies the department enlisted deliver of Covid-19 essentials, the quantity they delivered...[Read]
COVID-19: Thieves looting COVID-19 relief funds... beware!
Thursday, July 23, 2020

At least 36 cases are currently at various stages of investigation and prosecution. as President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a collaborative and co-ordinating centre to strengthen the collective efforts of law enforcement agencies to fight Covid-19-related corruption The centre include nine state institutions: the Financial Intelligence Centre; the Independent Police Investigative Directorate; the National Prosecuting Authority; the Hawks; Crime Intelligence; the SAPS Detective Service; the South African Revenue Service; the SIU and the State Security Agency....[Read]
COVID-19: Provincial adjustment budget speech 2020/21....
Thursday, July 23, 2020

Before the coronavirus outbreak, government had identified key service delivery initiatives to be rolled out in the current financial year. government is responding to the pandemic by reprioritising its budget towards measures aimed at addressing the coronavirus. It is important to find a balance between fighting the pandemic and not losing sight of key service delivery commitments. Provision of basic services should not be compromised whilst dealing with the pandemic. This is an added pressure to the current shoe-string public purse, but we dare not despair. It is our collective and individual duty as leaders to provide guidance and direction to our people by demonstrating the greatest care and acting responsibly in our pronouncements to mobilise all our people ...[Read]
COVID-19: Supplementary Budget Speech...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

This Supplementary Budget sets out a roadmap to stabilise debt, by improving our spending patterns, and creating a foundation for economic revival. Most of our energies and resources have been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic. We have quickly adopted temporary countercyclical fiscal and monetary policy measures. After the storm ends, we must work just as quickly to emerge with a sustainable fiscus. We have many strengths. These include our young and ambitious people; Our institutions, a robust and vibrant democracy, independent judiciary and our commitment to social justice progress; and our economic strengths: a diverse industrial base, a flexible exchange rate, stable inflation, and deep domestic capital markets...[Read]
Minister acts against officials doing business with state...
Thursday, June 18, 2020

The number of government employees found to be doing business with the state and those who failed to disclose their financial interests is concerning. This situation must be dealt with as the Sixth Administration has committed itself to fighting corruption and maladministration. Corruption in the Public Service is inconsistent with the values and principles governing the public administration, stipulated in Section 195(2) of the Constitution and must be tackled head on. We are following up on these cases with relevant departments so that identified individuals will be dealt with within...[Read]
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