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2014/08/20 08:30
2014/08/20 08:30
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Corruption in the public service is orchestrated by a sophisticated network of unscrupulous officials, the permanent secretary in the ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Pius...
2014/08/20 08:30
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2014/08/20 01:20
2014/08/20 01:20
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Premier Dave Hancock confirmed Tuesday that the government will change the residential permit for former premier Alison Redford's aborted "skypalace" on top the Federal Building in Edmonton. While...
2014/08/19 16:28
2014/08/19 16:28
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The universal credit scheme merges six different benefit programmes(Reuters) The UK government has been accused by the Public Accounts Committee of attempting to hide details of a troubled benefit...
2014/08/19 16:24
2014/08/19 16:24
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The news broke yesterday that the US defence contractor Raytheon has won an arbitration tribunal against the Home Office, and the government has been ordered to pay £224m to the company. The tribunal...
2014/08/19 14:08
2014/08/19 14:08
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The Nationalist Party has asked the Auditor-General to investigate what led the government to pay €4.2 million to Cities Entertainment Ltd for the repossession of the former Cafe’ Premier in...
2014/08/18 12:13
2014/08/18 12:13
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New figures show that criminal “Mr Bigs” are repaying only £1 in every £6 that they owe to taxpayers. The statistics — obtained using the Freedom of Information Act — show that major fraudsters and...
2014/08/18 08:34
2014/08/18 08:34
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The ANC in the Cape should be barred from hosting events at the CTICC until the party settles its R1.3m account. Photo: David Ritchie Cape Town - The ANC in the Western Cape should be barred from...
2014/08/18 08:30
2014/08/18 08:30
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Government officials implicated in corruption scandals by the auditor general often walk scot-free because Parliament is reluctant to act on the audit reports. An investigation by The Observer...
2014/08/18 07:08
2014/08/18 07:08
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The Cabinet Secretary has been asked to intervene in the selection of a new Commons clerk after criticisms of the front runner sparked fears of a legal challenge and fresh calls by MPs for a rethink,...
2014/08/14 15:59
2014/08/14 15:59
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Passage of the Constitution Amendment Bill for creating a National Judicial Appointments Commission was the highlight of the nearly seven-week long first budget session of the Narendra Modi...
2014/08/14 11:26
2014/08/14 11:26
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... “When I was young I watched a movie: … Gremlin. Whenever the water drop on a Gremlin, it reproduce, and every time you bring up this company, it’s just reproducing more through the government....
2014/08/13 07:08
2014/08/13 07:08
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MORE than 100,000 Scots will be £1000 a year worse-off because of Con-Dems cuts to disability benefits. And 50,000 of the most severely disabled people stand to lose up to £3000 a year. A Scottish...
2014/08/12 15:48
2014/08/12 15:48
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Analysis The BBC last week stood by its dismissal of former technology chief John Linwood over the failed £100m digital media initiative. According to the BBC, the tribunal “acknowledges” the BBC has...
2014/08/11 06:12
2014/08/11 06:12
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Labour’s policy review has seen a fundamental rethinking of the basic assumptions on which our party has been built for the last 30 years. The economic situation means that we can no longer spend our...
2014/08/11 04:29
2014/08/11 04:29
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While the recent split of the Energy, Water and Sanitation Agency (EWSA) was purportedly carried out to improve efficiency, the question remains whether this will be achieved given continued severe...
2014/08/10 19:36
2014/08/10 19:36
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David Cameron will fail to win a majority at the next election because he has not done enough to woo minority ethnic voters, former cabinet minister Sayeeda Warsi has warned. Lady Warsi – who...
2014/08/10 15:42
2014/08/10 15:42
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The latest annual report from the FTSE 250 brewery and pub group, published this week, reveals plans to resume the legal battle, though the accounts show the firm has now made a financial provision to...
2014/08/09 19:58
2014/08/09 19:58
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Senior Minister for Human Resources and COPE Chairman D.E.W. Gunasekara said the performance of most state institutions under COPE had vastly improved after he took over as chairman in 2010. The...
2014/08/08 17:20
2014/08/08 17:20
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David Cameron sparked anger today after packing the bloated House of Lords with 12 new Tory cronies, aides and donors. He was also accused of giving the “green light” to tax avoiders after making...
2014/08/08 17:18
2014/08/08 17:18
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A RANKING administration lawmaker on Friday backed Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr.’s proposal for the creation of a new public accounts and audit committee to strengthen Congress’ checks and balances...
2014/08/20 08:30
2014/08/20 08:30
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