Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Performance, Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Jeff Radebe, says government aims to achieve at least 100 convictions against people fingered for corruption in the public service.
The Government has "distanced itself" from the reported statement by Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Kebby Maphatsoe, that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is an agent of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
"My heart broke when I heard the news that he had passed on. But everything happens according to God's timing." These are the words of Alpheus Ngoepe, who lost his son, police Constable Harry Ngoepe, while he was on duty on 18 November last year.
Mooi Mpofana municipality in Mooi River has been dissolved and its seven councillors fired, Nomusa Dube-Ncube the MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) told media on Wednesday (3 September).
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will send a facilitator to the Kingdom of Lesotho to work with that country's coalition government, as well as an observer team following reports of a "coup".
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she has asked Members of Parliament belonging to opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), to give reasons why they should not be suspended for disrupting the National Assembly last week.