Jobs-for-cash scandal: Motshekga says media was right

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has released a preliminary report into the jobs-for-cash scandal in her department.

Sumitra Nydoo spoke to EWN reporter Mia Lindeque who attended the press briefing where Motshekga admitted that there was corruption in her deapartment, and thanked City Press for exposing this.

Listen to the conversation below:

Minister Motshekga started the briefing by admitting that the media was right - there's corruption in the department. She then congratulated City Press for exposing this...

Mia Lindeque, EWN reporter

Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Zuma spy tape saga: Spotlight on timing and weight of charges

Zuma spy tape saga: Spotlight on timing and weight of charges

The Jacob Zuma spy tape saga has become about the timing of the indictment and the weight of the charges.

Pravin Gordhan has not answered the Hawks' 27 questions

Pravin Gordhan has not answered the Hawks' 27 questions

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has responded to the Hawks' questions - but with questions of his own!

Stone Sizani resigns as ANC chief whip

Stone Sizani resigns as ANC chief whip

The ANC has confirmed that chief whip in the National Assembly Stone Sizani has resigned and will be redeployed.

Jacob Zuma faces motion of no confidence

Jacob Zuma faces motion of no confidence

Parliament is set to debate a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma just weeks after the State of the Nation Address.

ETC pursues e-toll defaulters with summons

ETC pursues e-toll defaulters with summons

Electronic Tolling Collection (ETC) is resorting to stringent measures to recoup money from e-toll defaulters.

UJ raises millions for 'missing middle' students

UJ raises millions for 'missing middle' students

The University of Johannesburg has raised millions for students who are too rich for financial aid and too poor to afford fees.

Popular articles
Stealthing: a form of rape, says Dr Tlaleng

Stealthing: a form of rape, says Dr Tlaleng

'Stealthing' is the act of discreetly removing the condom without the knowledge or consent of the other party during sex.

Afroworld View employees left jobless, as DStv shuts it down

Afroworld View employees left jobless, as DStv shuts it down

CWU says 350 workers from Afroworld View will be paid at the end of the month even though the channel has closed.

[WATCH] Guy gives girlfriend the hood from his jacket but keeps coat for himself

[WATCH] Guy gives girlfriend the hood from his jacket but keeps coat for himself

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone viral'.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.