S.Africa: Presidency under fire from SCOPA

The Presidency came under fire for failing to hold departmental officials to account for not doing their jobs when Scopa, rejected staff changes as an excuse for a qualified audit outcome. Spending in the Presidency was in the spotlight last week when it was revealed that the “spousal office” had spent over R15m (more than […]

Presidency defends busy hotline

The Presidency has defended President Jacob Zuma’s hotline after it emerged that 87 percent of all the calls made to the service went unanswered. Presidential spokesman Vincent Magwenya said yesterday they were addressing the hotline’s capacity problems. He also slammed the DA – which had been calling the hotline to lodge a number of complaints […]