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Tito allegedly exorbitant costs of State Capture trigger an audit in the commission see what SA says

Anonymous complaints to then-finance minister Tito Mboweni about the allegedly exorbitant costs of State Capture Inquiry investigators has now triggered an audit into the commission's finances—two years after they were made. We all know it was a very profitable exercise for the investigators, thus the constant extensions, So cancer “made money” out of the commission knowing full well nothing would be done, despite the damning findings.

  1 month ago ago
Tito allegedly exorbitant costs of State Capture trigger an audit in the commission see what SA says

POLITICS

Emmerson Mnangagwa Caught Stealing State Resources

According to the newly-founded political party CCC, which is run by Nelson Chamisa, Emmerson Mnangagwa has been Caught red-handed stealing state resources. These accusations have been made on various occasion. Meaning there are multiple accusations of fraud, looting, corruption as well as the rigging of votes.

  4 months ago ago
Emmerson Mnangagwa Caught Stealing State Resources

CAREER-JOBS

Check how much this Finance officer made without having a job

Without a written employment contract, the chief financial officer (CFO) of a department of communications agency made more than R6 million for almost four years. This is in accordance with a preliminary conclusion made by the Auditor-office General's (AG), which is detailed in a letter that was delivered to the MDDA's chairperson last month.

  18 days ago ago
Check how much this Finance officer made without having a job

SOCIETY

Electricity thieves told to confess and get a free meter

Are you using electricity freely without paying for it? Now is your time to confess. The Nelson Mandela municipality has told thieves to come forward and get a free meter. The move is part of the city’s efforts to clamp down on illegal electricity connections, which cost the municipality hundreds of millions of rand in lost revenue every year.

  7 months ago ago
Electricity thieves told to confess and get a free meter

POLITICS

The portfolio committee faces attacks as they appreciate the tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu

The minister of tourism Lindiwe Sisulu who is also now a presidential candidate for the next election have been appreciated by the portfolio committee for transforming the tourism department of South Africans states Portfolio Committee appreciates Minister of Tourism @LindiweSisuluSA’s intervention on issues raised by the Auditor General

  6 months ago ago
The portfolio committee faces attacks as they appreciate the tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu

POLITICS

OPINION|| Qualifications Don't Really Matter In The ANC

Meanwhile, in ANC parallel universe, mayoral and speaker candidates in several municipalities in Ruth Mompati district, North West, don't have matric. Some MMCs in the same council who stepped down in the elections didn't have matric No wonder the municipality is unable to tell the AG and the public what happened to the R500m of the R600m you gave them to replace aged water pipes and repair municipal roads.

  9 months ago ago
OPINION|| Qualifications Don't Really Matter In The ANC

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Large sums of money were not accounted for’: Zondo says AG should audit SSA finances

It is alleged that the, Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says the evidence of mismanagement at the State Security Agency (SSA) points to the need for the Auditor-General to audit the expenditure of the troubled agency. As stated on their website as a reputational promise, The Auditor-General of South Africa has a constitutional mandate and, as the supreme audit institution (SAI) of South Africa, it exists to strengthen our country’s democracy by enabling oversight, accountability and governance in the public sector through auditing, thereby building public confidence.

  1 month ago ago
Large sums of money were not accounted for’: Zondo says AG should audit SSA finances

POLITICS

OPINION| Judging from abandoning fossil fuels it is clear that Gwede Mantashe wants Eskom to fail

Qualifications don't really matter meanwhile, in ANC parallel universe mayoral and speaker candidates in several municipalities in Ruth Mompati district, North West, don't have matric. Some MMCs in the same council who stepped down in the elections didn't have matric. No wonder the municipality is unable to tell the AG and the public what happened to the R500m of the R600m you gave them to replace aged water pipes, and repair municipal roadsLots of ANC aligned educated people, including Gwede Mantashe, don't know that the ANC stole Eskom blind, loadshedding is a necessary intervention to manage the grid.

  9 months ago ago
OPINION| Judging from abandoning fossil fuels it is clear that Gwede Mantashe wants Eskom to fail

POLITICS

OPINION | The ANC Has Started Delivering House-to-House Charity With Ramaphosa

This is the most noticeably terrible style of legislative issues ever, the ANC should be accused of high treachery. You can't disregard individuals, push them in neediness and come do this waste. What's hard to utilize the public authority authorities to work on individuals' government assistance.

  10 months ago ago
OPINION | The ANC Has Started Delivering House-to-House Charity With Ramaphosa

ECONOMY-FINANCE

The South African Social Security Administration to recoup over payment

https://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/sassa-pushing-ahead-to-recoup-overpayment-from-cash-paymaster-services-5627ebc6-d2ea-4dbd-a084-e8b963a75640 The South African Social Security Administration (Sassa) is working to recover R316 million paid to Cash Paymaster Services for the distribution of social security benefits. This was revealed when Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu responded in writing to parliamentary questions from MK DA Gizella Opperman.

  8 months ago ago
The South African Social Security Administration to recoup over payment

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Govt, SOE material irregularities soar from R6.9bn to R11.9bn, despite new law

Despite the new legislation, substantial irregularities increased from 75 detected instances in 2020, totaling an estimated R6.9 billion in losses, to 121 significant abnormalities by October 2021, totaling R11.9 billion in losses, according to Auditor-General (AG) Tsakani Maluleke. Meanwhile, the AG reported an increase in the number of clean audits received.

  8 months ago ago
Govt, SOE material irregularities soar from R6.9bn to R11.9bn, despite new law

HEALTH

Medical negligence claims over R100bn as AG paints grim picture of SA's health depts

The Western Cape was the only province with a clean audit, out of nine. It exposed the financial rot wreaking havoc on South Africa's health system. Only two departments – health and public works in the Western Cape – obtained clean audits of all national and provincial core service delivery departments, including human settlements, public works and infrastructure, health and education.

  8 months ago ago
Medical negligence claims over R100bn as AG paints grim picture of SA's health depts

ECONOMY-FINANCE

R350 Grant Wrongly Paid Out To Over 30 000 People. Read More

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) found more than 30 000 individuals had inappropriately profited from the R350 award. Sassa started preparing installments of the unique Covid-19 R350 SRD award last week. Sassa has told the Select Committee on Health and Social Services that 31 955 individuals had benefitted inappropriately from the R350 SRD award since it was established.

  11 months ago ago
R350 Grant Wrongly Paid Out To Over 30 000 People. Read More

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Sassa pushing ahead to recoup overpayment from Cash Paymaster Services

Johannesburg – The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is pushing beforehand with recouping R316 million paid to Cash Paymaster Services for the distribution of the social safety offers. © Provided with the aid of Sunday Tribune This changed into revealed when Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu replied in writing to parliamentary questions from DA MP Gizella Opperman.

  8 months ago ago
Sassa pushing ahead to recoup overpayment from Cash Paymaster Services

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Here is what to do if you got rejected by Sassa SRD R350

Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development, says the concern that the R350 Covid-19 Special Relief of Distress grant is insufficient is understandable, given that the majority of beneficiaries who are currently reliant on the grant are those who lost their jobs as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  11 months ago ago
Here is what to do if you got rejected by Sassa SRD R350

ECONOMY-FINANCE

SASSA: About 31 000 People Received Grants Irregularly

SASSA was allocated R26 billion for the Covid19 social relief grant. Due to the insufficient system, SASSA was unable to pick up some undeserving applications and made duplicate payments to other beneficiaries. It turns out that, some people who were not distressed received the grant. The Auditor General found that 67 770 social relief grants had been paid irregularly, but after a further verification of data, SASSA found the correct number to be 31 955.

  11 months ago ago
SASSA: About 31 000 People Received Grants Irregularly

ECONOMY-FINANCE

OPINION | Basic Income Grant needed as number of R350 grant beneficiaries rises

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says the worry that the R350 corona virus Special Relief of Distress award is not sufficient is reasonable, taking into account that most recipients that are presently subject to the award are those that lost their positions because of the impacts of the corona virus pandemic.

  11 months ago ago
OPINION | Basic Income Grant needed as number of R350 grant beneficiaries rises

ECONOMY-FINANCE

R350 SRD mistakenly paid the following people

Zulu, Lindiwe More than 30,000 people were receiving insufficient payments from the R350 subsidy, according to South Africa's Social Security Administration (SASSA). Last Monday, Sassa began processing special Covid19 R350SRD subsidies. Since the R350 SRD grant began, Sassa alerted the Choice Commission for Health and Social Services that 31,955 persons have received inadequate benefits, according to Sassa.

  11 months ago ago
R350 SRD mistakenly paid the following people

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Here are people who improperly benefited from R350 SASSA Grant.

DURBAN - THE South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has told the select board of trustees on wellbeing and social administrations that something like 31 955 individuals had inappropriately profited from government's R350 social alleviation of pain award at an expense of about R11 million. This was because of the examiner general's prior finding that somewhere around 67 000 individuals had inappropriately profited from the R350 award at an expected expense of R23 million to the state.

  11 months ago ago
Here are people who improperly benefited from R350 SASSA Grant.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Here is what to do if you are rejected for Srd R350 that will benefit you

In an interview with Reuters, Minister Lindiwe Zulu said that the fear that the Covid-19 Special Relief of Distress grant, which is currently offered at a level of R350 per month, would not be enough was valid considering that the people who are currently getting the money are those who lost their jobs as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  11 months ago ago
Here is what to do if you are rejected for Srd R350 that will benefit you