Police monitor Steve Biko Hospital following protest by former staff: It’s understood protesters blocked the entrance to the facility and its surrounding roads with burning tyres.
IFP to ask Public Protector to investigate CPS tender: Minister Susan Shabangu has given her assurance that the current hiccups experienced in the transition to a new social grant payment model will not interrupt payouts to beneficiaries.
Angie Motshekga announces budget cuts for Basic Education Dept: The Basic Education minister said the budget vote took place in the context of ‘financial constraints’ which had led to a reduction in basic education sector funding.
Wendy Nelson appointed acting North West premier: The ANC’s PEC announced earlier on Wednesday that Supra Mahumapelo would not be resigning as had been widely expected.
Dlamini-Zuma: SA’s next census will be in 2021: Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says Stats SA is moving to digital when it comes to collecting data.
Black Sash concerned by suspended social grant tender process: The organisation is also worried about bank charges some beneficiaries are having to pay during the transition to the Post Bank.
Mahumapelo: I’ll not allow my name to be tarnished: Supra Mahumapelo says his detractors have made unfounded allegations of corruption against him and he wants to clear his name.
Nkosi Malobane: Police may have jeopardised Katlego Joja’s life: The autistic 10-year old girl went missing last week Thursday and her body was found floating in a nearby river four days after she was reported missing.
Supra Mahumapelo set to appoint acting successor: The North West Premier will take a leave of absence pending the outcome of an investigation by the inter-ministerial task team looking into governance issues in the province.
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