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faithmuthambiANA reports that the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Sunday that Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi must be investigated by parliament's joint committee on ethics and members' interests for gross misconduct.  

This followed media revelations that Muthambi had allegedly hired 27 support staff to her office in what seemed to be a case of nepotism.  "Reports today [Sunday] claim that Minister Muthambi allegedly appointed mostly uncles and cousins from her home province Limpopo as drivers, deputy directors, and a 'food services aide' in her office without following due procedure," the DA’s Mike Waters said.  He went on to claim that even more disturbing were the allegations that the minister allegedly stripped the director-general of her department of his powers to appoint staff.  Muthambi’s department is responsible for administering norms in the public sector and ensuring the ethical behaviour of public servants.

  • Read this report in full at IOL News
  • Read too, The allegations of nepotism Muthambi will have to answer in Parliament, at BusinessLive
  • And also, Muthambi hands out jobs to family, pals, and Hlaudi’s daughter, at The Citizen

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