The SABC ran at a loss of over R365 million in the last year, yet COO Motsoeneng pushed his own salary up to R3.7 million, more than what the president earns.
The province that’s taking out loans to pay its bills is wasting billions annually on folks that don’t even work for government, and loads more who were hired under shady circumstances.
This looks to be an exciting week in South African politics… for anyone who habitually tortures themselves by watching parliamentary sessions (educational but terrifying) and for all of those who don’t (blissful ignorance) this is the week that the motion to impeach Jacob Zuma gets debated in parliament.
In preparation for the ruling party’s fourth National General Council, internal discussions and research have revealed that rampant corruption and Gauteng’s e-tolling system are costing them votes.
South Africa has been haemorrhaging money at an alarming rate for the last 20 years, according to the Institute of Internal Auditor’s Claudelle von Eck.
Corruption levels in South Africa seems to have gotten slightly worse in recent years but as a country we have made a lot of progress.
For the first time ever a US president had the opportunity to address the African Union, but Barack Obama gave no quarter as he tore into leaders who propagate the “cancer of corruption” by refusing to step down.
You’d think they would ask for more… is R200 a lucky number or do they just assume everyone has more or less that much on them?
South Africa’s global image as investment destination could be in tatters as reports spread worldwide that this county has become a bribery and corruption hotspot.
Another case of someone trying to do something good who ends up being threatened by government and having to flee the country, the second such case in the last month.
We had a look at eight of the continent’s richest leaders and, as a contrast, checked out how their people are faring.
The South African Democratic Teacher’s Union is selling senior positions at schools in KZN, for livestock no less.
How much chicken can staff at the Harry Gwala District Municipality eat in two years? Well, about R120 000 worth… at this rate takeaways chains could be classified as parastatals.
Government employees are literally becoming overnight millionaires, and we’re paying for it.
Namibian cabinet ministers with businesses on the side will soon find themselves in hot water, if new president Hage Geingob gets his way.
While South Africans pay more tax, more for petrol and generally more for everything, the presidency wants R2 billion for VIP flights.
At R300 million you’d think that KZN’s royal family would be somewhat more careful with our cash… especially seeing as they believe it their God-given right to use it.
Believe it or not, we rank among the least corrupt nations on the continent… while our government chooses to shake hands with the most corrupt countries globally, including Russia and China.
LOL! This aint no joke folks, the ruling party wants a bigger cut of your taxes, so as to balance out losses they’ve suffered as a result of poor performance in the last election.
More then R62 billion is unaccounted for in the last financial year, according to Auditor-General Kim Makwetu… that’s a whole lotta Nkandlas!