ARTICLES RELATING TO SIU

Nkandla probe ongoing - presidency

2014-07-22 21:22

The investigation by the SIU into upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's private home in Nkandla is still ongoing.

Zuma 'still working' on Nkandla report

2014-07-17 12:31

President Jacob Zuma is still working on a report on costly upgrades at his Nkandla home, and is waiting to receive all the necessary information required for the report, his spokesperson says.

SIU accessed Nkandla months after probe launched

2014-07-10 20:15

The SIU's report on upgrades at Nkandla has been delayed in part because investigators only gained access to the property more than six months after the probe was launched.

SIU to probe KZN Treasury

2014-07-10 16:50

President Jacob Zuma has authorised the Special Investigating Unit to investigate irregular expenditure by the KwaZulu-Natal provincial Treasury.

SIU delaying release of final Nkandla report - DA

2014-06-27 21:06

The DA says the Special Investigating Unit has been delaying the release of the final Nkandla report and trying to find a diplomatic way to present it.

SIU takes case to court

2014-06-22 09:00

The Special Investigative Unit has taken one of its cases to court in a bid to remove the chief executive of the Universal Service Access Agency of South Africa, Zami Nkosi, from his post.

SIU to finalise Nkandla report

2014-06-12 12:43

A report into security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal is in the process of being finalised, the Special Investigating Unit says.

Nkandla: SIU fingers 15 over procurement

2014-04-25 21:47
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The Special Investigating Unit has handed evidence to the public works department relating to possible misconduct concerning procurement in the Nkandla project.

IT staff erred on Nkandla report - SIU

2014-04-03 17:09
115 comments

An IT staff member marked the Special Investigating Unit's report on Nkandla "completed" because he had misinterpreted an e-mail.

SIU to probe payments to Sapo ghost staff

2014-02-05 05:30

President Jacob Zuma is turning to the Special Investigating Unit to investigate the troubled South African Post Office, including payments to ghost workers.

Delays over Nkandla report raises concern

2014-01-18 19:58
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ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says the continuous delay of releasing the report on security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's private Nkandla homestead is concerning.

SIU deputy head resigns

2013-11-14 15:25

Special Investigating Unit deputy head Faiek Davids has resigned, the unit says.

Land grants valued at R699m probed - SIU

2013-10-21 17:59

About 60 land grants collectively worth R699m have been probed by the Special Investigating Unit since 2011.

Parties welcome SIU, NDPP appointments

2013-08-31 16:33

Political parties have welcomed the appointment of Mxolisi Nxasana as the new national director of public prosecutions and Vasantrai Soni as the new head the Special Investigating Unit.

SIU returns R181m in stolen state funds

2013-08-28 09:02

The Special Investigating Unit says it has recovered R181m in stolen state funds which it has returned to various departments and municipalities, and has prevented future losses of R16bn.

Minister insists Nkandla details secret

2013-08-20 19:07
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Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has insisted the report into alleged misspending at Nkandla remains secret to protect President Jacob Zuma's security.

I was offered SIU job - Penzhorn

2013-07-29 15:39

A senior Durban advocate, who claims to have been offered the position as head of the SIU, says he heard nothing from the president after he was approached in February.

Radebe: Full jails a sign NPA is working

2013-05-29 14:27
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Busy courts and over-crowded jails indicate that the NPA is doing a good job, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

SIU reinstates deputy

2013-05-02 20:35

The Special Investigating Unit has announced the reinstatement of its deputy head Faiek Davids.

Zuma’s new graft busters

2013-04-21 15:38

President Jacob Zuma is finally appointing heads to lead two crucial law-enforcement agencies – and both of them are from his home province of KwaZulu-Natal, City Press reports.

R49m spent on Nkandla consultants - DA

2013-03-12 20:09
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More than R49m was spent on consultants involved in building projects at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, Democratic Alliance MP Anchen Dreyer says.

Calls for SABC chair to be fired

2013-03-04 17:59

The DA and Cope have called for the sacking of SABC board chairperson Ben Ngubane after he allegedly reinstated fired acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

SA has lost confidence in Zuma, DA says

2013-02-19 18:18
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The South African people have lost confidence in President Jacob Zuma and his State of the Nation address showed why, Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

SIU to have new head 'by end of February'

2013-01-28 13:34

A permanent Special Investigating Unit (SIU) head is expected to be appointed by the end of February, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe said on Monday.

Hofmeyr blamed for SIU labour dispute

2012-10-11 16:03

The acting head of the special investigating unit suggested to MPs that she had to settle a controversial labour dispute because her predecessor, Willie Hofmeyr, had acted improperly.

 

Zuma's delay excuse for Nkandla report bizarre - DA

2014-07-18 22:47
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DA says the explanation that President Jacob Zuma's response to the Nkandla report is delayed because he is overseas is unacceptable.

Madonsela criticised for not referring cases

2014-07-15 17:45

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has received more criticism from the justice ministry for her remarks to the media and her perceived reluctance to refer cases to other agencies.

SIU to probe KZN treasury

2014-07-10 18:25

President Jacob Zuma has authorised the Special Investigating Unit to investigate irregular expenditure by the KwaZulu-Natal provincial treasury.

SIU must explain delay of Nkandla report - DA

2014-07-09 20:06

The DA has called on the Special Investigating Unit to explain why the release of its final Nkandla report has been delayed.

Release of Nkandla report delayed - SIU

2014-06-27 10:04
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The Special Investigating Unit says the release of its report on the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's private homestead has been delayed due to circumstances beyond its control.

Speaker waiting for Zuma's Nkandla response

2014-06-12 14:23

Speaker Baleka Mbete says she will decide how to handle the findings of the Nkandla expenditure once President Jacob Zuma hands her his response to investigations into the controversy.

SIU: Nkandla papers handed to lawyers

2014-05-29 11:04

Documents for a possible civil claim relating to upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal have been handed over to lawyers, the Special Investigating Unit says.

Casac raises concern over SIU Nkandla findings probe

2014-04-23 16:04

A submission on the Nkandla ad hoc committee has been made to the National Assembly, the Council for the Advancement of the SA Constitution says.

Zuma to wait for SIU Nkandla report

2014-04-02 16:09
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President Jacob Zuma has undertaken to give Parliament a "further report" on "decisive executive interventions" on his private Nkandla home.

Zuma directs SIU to probe department

2014-01-22 21:05

President Jacob Zuma has directed the Special Investigating Unit to probe allegations of maladministration in the department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs.

SIU under-performing, says former head

2013-11-20 10:48

Former deputy Special Investigating Unit head Faiek Davids has said the unit is not performing according to expectations, according to a report.

Zuma: No SIU probe into Nkandla yet

2013-11-04 12:13
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President Jacob Zuma has not yet asked the Special Investigating Unit to probe alleged irregularities in the upgrade of his private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal.

SIU acting head still in charge

2013-09-05 21:33

The Special Investigating Unit has denied a rumour that it was without a leader for September.

Zuma appoints new NPA, SIU heads

2013-08-30 15:23
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The presidency has announced the new heads of the National Prosecuting Authority and the Special Investigative Unit.

SIU probes Limpopo contracts

2013-08-21 18:23

Procurement contracts worth over R1bn in Limpopo were being probed by the Special Investigating Unit, Parliament's finance select committee has been told.

Presidency mum on SIU appointment

2013-07-29 22:19

The presidency has refrained from naming candidates under consideration for the Special Investigating Unit head position.

DA submits bill on SIU appointment

2013-06-05 16:58

The DA has submitted a private member's bill proposing to change the law governing the appointment of a Special Investigating Unit head.

DA: Parly must help appoint SIU head

2013-05-22 19:09

The DA is to submit a private member's bill to Parliament to limit President Jacob Zuma's powers to appoint a new Special Investigating Unit head.

SIU gets flack over anti-graft targets

2013-04-24 18:49

The Special Investigating Unit has come under fire from MPs for slashing its targets in terms of taking on corruption cases and recovering stolen state funds.

Reveal Nkandla contracts - IFP

2013-04-15 14:38

Confidential Nkandla agreements between Bonelela Construction Enterprises and the department of public works must be disclosed, the IFP says.

Still long way to go for public works

2013-03-06 18:50

The public works department is taking steps to curb corruption and collusion, Minister Thulas Nxesi says.

1 000 officials convicted of housing fraud

2013-02-21 20:39

More than 1 000 officials have been convicted of fraud related to sub-standard government housing, the department of human settlements says.

'Devastating' corruption in E Cape health dept

2013-02-04 07:26

A forensic audit of the Eastern Cape health department has revealed "devastating" large-scale graft and nepotism, including 544 suspected ghost employees.

SIU going downhill: DA

2012-10-17 20:02

Audit results show the Special Investigating Unit is in decline following the departure of long-time head Willie Hofmeyr, the DA claims.

Housing contracts of R4bn investigated

2012-09-30 18:34

The total value of housing contracts being probed by the Special Investigating Unit stands at R4bn, President Jacob Zuma says.

 
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