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Performance bonuses out‚ early retirement in...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The public wage bill is unsustainable. We must shift expenditure to investment. National and provincial compensation budgets will be reduced by R27 billion over the next three years. The first step is to allow older public servants who want to do so, to retire early and gracefully. This will save an estimated R4.8 billion in 2019/20, R7.5 billion in 2020/21 and R8 billion in 2021/22. In time this will be complemented by limits on overtime and bonus payments as well as pay progression. The system of staffing our diplomatic missions is unjustified and should be reviewed urgently. As a gesture of goodwill, members of Parliament and provincial legislatures and executives at public entities will not be receiving a salary...[Read]
Hawks on 49 cases totaling R2.4 billion in the province...
Friday, February 15, 2019

The Hawks, is handling 49 cases involving theft, fraud and contraventions of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004, related to the North West This was confirmed by Premier Job Mokgoro today while delivering his first action-packed, yet last, State of the Province Address for the 5th Administration which nears the end of its electoral term. In an unprecedented move, he also issued a stern warning to MECs. not to interfere with Supply Chain processes in departments with the aim of creating...[Read]
President pulls out all the stops...
Thursday, February 07, 2019

“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that...[Read]
Call for all hands on deck. For real this time...
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Consequence management, a transition from cooperation to operation resonated during the two-day third quarter performance review of the department which continue to its downward spiral. In address MEC Gaoage Molapisi called for brutal turnaround strategy warning managers never to even attempt to attribute their poor and non-performance to Section 100 (1) (b) intervention. No one should be allowed to hide behind, or even begin to blame the intervention for poor or non-performance. Administrator Sam Thobakgale hinted new approach, departing from cooperation to an operation mode going forward. ...[Read]
Hope for multitudes of unemployed young graduates...
Thursday, November 22, 2018

Government is in the process to review regulations for all entry level posts in the public service, to allow the recruitment of new entrants without prior experience into entry level jobs.This is part of an effort to address the challenge of high rate of youth unemployment in the country. The amended regulations will take effect as of April 1, 2019.The Minister for the Public Service and Administration, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo has thus taken the initiative to review the application of the current legislative framework, in order to facilitate the implementation of this new dispensation. This initiative will enhance government’s human resource development capacity and achieve the following outcomes...[Read]
Accountability mechanisms are not working as they should...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Lack of accountability and commitment towards clean administration were central to In North West and the Free State dismal 2017-2018 audit outcomes which continue worsen with disclaimed and adverse opinions respectively. Nationally, the Department of Public Works is among the top three- Education and Health- to have the poorest audit results of all only two of the departments in these sectors received clean audit opinions. This cluster of departments is responsible for just over half of the departmental budgets...[Read]
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