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faithmuthambiEWN reports that Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi says her department is hard at work dealing with corruption.  

Answering questions in the National Council of Provinces on Tuesday, Muthambi provided details on the state of disciplinary action against three directors-general.  Their suspensions have raised serious concerns about the efficient running of the affected departments.  The Director-General of Agriculture Mike Mlengana was suspended in July on charges related to the misappropriation of funds and insubordination for suspending other officials.  In the Water and Sanitation Department, Director-General Dan Mashitisho is also on suspension and his disciplinary hearing will officially get underway next month.  Axed Director-General of Rural Development and Land Reform Mduduzi Shabane is appealing his dismissal on financial misconduct charges in the Labour Court.  Muthambi advised that she has resurrected the National Corruption Forum, which has been dormant since 2011.

  • Read this report by Lindsay Dentlinger in full at EWN


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