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.
The government has noted Fitch’s decision to affirm South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency credit ratings at ‘BB+’, and maintain a stable outlook. In a statement released by National Treasury on Friday, the government said the proactive steps it is taking towards economic growth are starting to bear fruit. “Collaboration with government, business, […]
Johannesburg: An assault case against African National Congress (ANC) Member Of Parliament (MP) Mduduzi Manana has been withdrawn. This comes after faces fresh allegations of assault emerged against Manana after his domestic worker claims that he pushed her down the stairs of his double-storey Fourways home yesterday. Police confirmed that a case of common assault […]
As the country prepares for the 10th BRICS summit, on the agenda is how South African youth can benefit from the grouping. “As we continue leveraging the opportunities provided by the BRICS formation, we must ensure that we infuse and harness youth dividends,” International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers said on Monday. “Young […]