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158 civil servants in national government paid in full while suspended

# Public Service and Administration minister Noxolo Kieviet has revealed that 158 civil servants in national government received a total of 21.8-million-rand in pay while on suspension between 2019 to this year. She was responding to questions from the DA. Furthermore, 237 suspended officials in provincial governments received a total of 107-million-rand. The officials were suspended for allegations ranging from fraud and corruption to harassment. Kieviet also revealed that civil servants earned almost three-billion-rand in incentives, including performance bonuses and 13th cheques during the same period.