Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu is expected to brief the media on allegations of corruption levelled at her office, water boards and senior officials.
Sisulu appointed Terry Motau to lead lawyers in reviewing all fraud, corruption and irregular expenditure reports in her department.
Part of Motau’s job is to ensure the implementation of all recommendations made. According to Sisulu, projects worth more than R16-billion have been issued irregularly.
In other news – This is what you need to know about new lockdown rules for South Africa
Government has published a number of new directives which amend what can be sold during South Africa’s level 4 lockdown.
The directives, which were all published on Tuesday (12 May) by separate government departments, outline items which can be sold by retailers as well as the businesses that can sell them. Each directive is explained in more detail below. Read more