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SOUTH AFRICA RAISES PAY OF CABINET MINISTERS, MPS

PRETORIA, The Presidency has announced a 4.0 per cent salary adjustment for members of the National Executive and Deputy Ministers for 2017/18, following recommendations made by the Independent Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers.In outlining the salary adjustments for public office bearers here…

COMMITTEE CONTINUES WITH INQUIRY

The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has resolved to continue with its inquiry on Eskom into the mismanagement of state funds at the State Owned Enterprises.The Committee agreed that the inquiry will continue next week on 5 -6 December.Source: Parliament of the Republic of South…

Eskom rejects Parliamentary inquiry bribe allegations

Eskom board interim chairperson Zethembe Khoza has rejected allegations that he tried to bribe a Member of Parliament.Allegations emerged on Monday that Khoza instructed the then ordinary African National Congress (ANC) MP, Advocate Bongani Bongo, to offer parliamentary inquiry evidence leader, Advocate Ntuthuzelo Vanara, a…

SA’s Demi-Leigh takes Miss Universe title

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the reigning Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, on being crowned Miss Universe 2017. "Our nation is immensely proud of Ms Nel-Peters for this tremendous achievement. She has hoisted the South African flag higher and continues to inspire many young women…

SA to attend President Kenyatta’s inauguration

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, will attend the inauguration ceremony of the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, on behalf of President Zuma.The inauguration is scheduled to take place on Tuesday at the Kasarani National Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya, said the Presidency.Minister…