Tom Moyane faces 12 charges of alleged wrongdoing in violation of his responsibilities interrelated to his supervision of accusations against Jonas Makwakwa, making unlawful bonus payments, misleading Parliament and instructing a SARS official not to cooperate with an inquiry by audit firm KPMG. Tom Moyane had requested the president Cyril Ramaphosa to support that he be remunerated for the outstanding 18 months of his contract plus bonuses as a settlement that would see him vacate office. President Cyril Ramaphosa has rejected a request. First and foremost, Cyril Ramaphosa had offered Tom Moyane six months’ salary instead of his resignation. This was later increased to a full year’s salary as part of the settlement agreement, but Tom Moyane rejected this offer and threatened legal action. Cyril Ramaphosa is now unbending that Tom Moyane has a case to answer. Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended Tom Moyane and set up a commission of inquiry into his fitness to hold office. Cyril Ramaphosa has also rejected a demand that the government must pay for Moyane’s defence in the disciplinary inquiry. President Cyril Ramaphosa suspended Tom Moyane in March awaiting a disciplinary commission of inquiry headed by retired Judge Kate O’Regan.
Collins Ndlovu:Washington: President Muhammadu Buhari paid a state visit to the USA, the reasons for visit included talks for renewed bilateral trade and security in Nigeria against Boko Haram. The Nigerian President is the first leader from Sub-Saharan African countries to be invited for talks with the Trump administration. Muhammadu Buhari sidestepped a reporter’s question […]
The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Bulelani Magwanishe says the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) has maintained its profile as the largest funder of South African civil society organisations and that it has showed its ability to lead social change through their impact in communities. Magwanishe was speaking at the Gauteng NLC stakeholder engagement […]
Johannesburg: President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched the Youth Employment Service today under the theme (YES initiative) which aims at placing more than one million young South Africans and being offered paid work experience over the next three years. It is understood that the initiative takes the form of a partnership led by President Cyril Ramaphosa […]