Tender probe leads to Royal Bafokeng suspensions

2015-01-18 19:27

Two officials of the Royal Bafokeng Nation have been suspended over alleged tender irregularities involving R46m, reports the Business Times.

Company with Zuma links gets contracts of R406m

2014-12-14 15:35

A company chaired and co-owned by the Friends of Jacob Zuma Trust's founder has been awarded navy contracts worth R406m, the Sunday Times reports.

Open tender process for Gauteng

2014-11-10 18:40

The Gauteng transport department and Gauteng treasury are piloting a new open tender process for the province.

R4bn Eskom tender faces review application

2014-09-29 19:02

Westinghouse Electric Company says it will continue challenging Eskom's decision to award a R4bn tender to Areva.

Eskom promises to release Koeberg documents

2014-09-16 12:44

Acting Eskom CEO Colin Matjila has promised to release the tender documents relating to French nuclear firm Areva's contract to replace generators at Koeberg.

Eskom signs Areva contract

2014-09-07 10:32

Eskom has signed a contract with French nuclear and renewable energy company Areva for the replacement of Koeberg power station's steam generators.

Eskom has 5 days to hand over tender papers

2014-09-05 15:11

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ruled that power utility Eskom had five days to hand over tender documents, says Westinghouse Electric Company.

Post office blows R2.1bn on irregular tenders

2014-09-04 08:30

The SA Post Office has suffered a R2.1bn financial loss as a result of the irregular awarding of tenders, according to a report.

DA wants to see Eskom Koeberg tender

2014-09-02 16:24

The DA has demanded access to all documents relating to Eskom's awarding of a R4bn tender to replace steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant.

Company that failed SA troops gets 91 tenders - report

2014-08-29 09:14

The company that reportedly failed South African troops in the Central African Republic last year, has since secured 91 tenders worth R209m, according to a report.

Gauteng health CFO suspended over tender irregularities

2014-08-25 15:51

The Gauteng health department's chief financial officer has been suspended following alleged tender irregularities.

Tenders that benefit the few

2014-07-10 11:47

A Fin24 user, who works as a security guard in a hospital, is concerned by the enrichment of minorities through the unfair appointment of tenders.

School food tender set aside

2014-05-28 05:00

A three-year tender for a school nutrition programme in Mpumalanga has been set aside and referred back to the education department because of alleged tender rigging.

Madonsela asked to probe Cape Town tender

2014-05-05 22:21

The Patriotic Alliance has asked Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to investigate alleged irregularities in the awarding of tenders to Filcon by the City of Cape Town.

Call to probe R10bn Sassa tender

2014-04-23 07:00

Corruption Watch says it will urge the police to investigate bribery allegations relating to a social welfare grant tender allocated to Cash Paymaster Services.

Sassa blows millions on security

2014-04-20 08:36

The South African Social Security Agency has come under fire after allegedly blowing more than R10m on bodyguards for social development spokesperson Lumka Oliphant and other officials, says a report.

ConCourt to rule on R10bn tender

2014-04-16 18:30

The Constitutional Court is set to give its ruling on the remedy to implement after declaring invalid a R10bn tender for social welfare grants.

Dali Tambo in Mandela statue scandal

2014-04-13 08:13

Dali Tambo, son of ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo, is caught up in a tender controversy over a bronze bust that honours former president Nelson Mandela, according to reports.

Malema business associates acquitted

2014-03-27 08:38

Three business associates of EFF leader Julius Malema have been acquitted on corruption charges, leading Malema to call for the charges against him to be dropped.

Minister taking Thuli Madonsela to court

2014-03-16 14:56

Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is taking the public protector to court to challenge her report on the tender to manage the state's fishery vessels, the minister has said.

Indian tender exclusion claims to be probed

2014-01-15 13:41

A task team has been formed in KwaZulu-Natal to deal with a call to exclude Indian business people from BEE deals, according to a report.

Tender board to be established - Zuma

2014-01-11 17:29

A tender board would be established to adjudicate tenders in all spheres of government, President Jacob Zuma has announced at the launch of the ANC's election manifesto.

Sekunjalo lays charges against Sunday Times

2013-12-04 11:27

Sekunjalo Investments has laid criminal charges against the Sunday Times and one of its journalists, after the newspaper published extracts of a provisional report by the public protector into the awarding of a tender to the company.

Joemat-Pettersson: Company threatened me

2013-12-02 10:20

Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has accused a fishing company of plotting to destroy her and physically threatening her children.

SA has lost its values - Frene Ginwala

2013-11-18 07:48

Struggle stalwart Frene Ginwala choked back tears over the weekend as she questioned why children are being killed, and why there is rape, violence and corruption in the country.


R2bn govt ARV tender goes to Cipla

2014-12-23 16:57

Cipla Medpro has been awarded a R2bn share of the government's national antiretrovirals tender, which will run for a period of three years.

Officials warned to stay away from tenders

2014-11-30 22:49

Members of the Mpumalanga executive have been warned not to get involved in tender processes as quotations for tenders are milking the government dry.

Civil servants fail to declare interests

2014-10-08 19:42

Not all civil servants in Gauteng declare their business interests, which means they have something to hide, says the Public Service Commission.

Koeberg tender process was 'unlawful'

2014-09-17 09:59

Westinghouse Electric Company says Eskom did not hand over documents relating to Areva's R4bn Koeberg tender and the tender process was irregular and unlawful.

R140m tender above board, court hears

2014-09-10 19:25

There was nothing suspicious in a former head of department's awarding of a R140m tender to a security company, the Nelspruit Regional Court has heard.

Westinghouse abandons interdict - Eskom

2014-09-05 18:35

Eskom says Westinghouse Electric SA has abandoned its bid to stop it from going into business with Areva, but it still wants documents relating to the R4bn tender.

R4bn Koeberg tender case partly withdrawn

2014-09-04 19:46

Westinghouse Electric SA has partly withdrawn an urgent application relating to a R4bn tender to replace steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant.

Firm heads to court over Koeberg tender

2014-09-03 10:07

Westinghouse Electric SA has filed an urgent application to see documents relating to Eskom's awarding of a R4bn Koeberg tender to French firm Areva, says a report.

DA urges AG to probe defence tenders

2014-08-29 13:09

The DA has called on Auditor General Kimi Makwetu to investigate allegations of irregularities in the awarding of tenders worth more than R200m by the defence department.

Gauteng health CFO suspended

2014-08-25 20:08

The Gauteng health department's chief financial officer has been suspended following alleged tender irregularities, the department says.

Auditors to probe prisons tender

2014-07-22 21:22

An auditing firm has been appointed to do a forensic investigation of a tender awarded by correctional services.

Madonsela to probe labour dept tender

2014-06-15 12:28

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will investigate a complaint of a conflict of interest in the awarding of a R1.9bn labour department tender, it has been reported.

Sassa boss in jobs for pals scandal

2014-05-25 08:48

South African Social Security Agency boss Virginia Petersen is embroiled in yet another scandal – this time for giving jobs to pals.

Eskom plans R500m office face lift

2014-04-27 11:21

Eskom is planning to spend R500m on revamping the decor at its head office in Megawatt Park, Johannesburg, a report says.

'Threats' led to huge Sassa security bill

2014-04-20 12:32

Death threats and intimidation are some of the reasons behind why multimillions have been spent for security protection services for top personnel at the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa), say officials.

Sassa to issue new grant tender - ConCourt

2014-04-17 13:25

The Constitutional Court has ordered Sassa to initiate a new tender process for the payment of welfare grants, after declaring invalid its current R10bn tender.

Hawks probe digital head’s appointment

2014-04-13 09:20

The chief executive of the agency tasked with rolling out the country’s digital broadcasting migration project, reportedly landed his top job despite being the focus of a Hawks investigation.

Tender scam: Communications dept raided

2014-04-06 10:04

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has raided the Pretoria offices of the Department of Communications as part of its probe into a publicity tender worth R756m, says a report.

Questions over R50bn Transnet tender

2014-03-23 14:47

Local partners in Transnet’s massive new R50bn tender for locomotives have been surprised to learn they are part of the procurement deal.

Zuma reportedly orders Gijima probe

2014-03-02 11:08

President Jacob Zuma has reportedly authorised a probe into the awarding of a R360m tender to ANC benefactor Robert Gumede’s Gijima group.

No more tenders for Indians - group

2014-01-12 13:00

Black businesspeople in KZN-Natal say they will boycott the ANC at the polls if the party does not stop awarding tenders to Indians.

Transnet awards R15bn fuel contract

2013-12-05 14:00

Transnet has awarded a contract valued at R15bn to nine companies to cover the parastatal's fuel requirements.

Madonsela probing Peters

2013-12-02 14:41

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is reportedly investigating Transport Minister Dipuo Peters for alleged improper conduct involving more than R500m in traffic fines and licence renewal fees.

Tongaat builders' tender letter questioned

2013-11-29 19:03

Questions have arisen over a letter used by the builders of the collapsed Tongaat mall praising their work to obtain a low-cost housing tender from the eThekwini metro municipality.

Tender scandal in Cape Town tourism

2013-10-30 12:04

Computers in one of the City of Cape Town’s divisions have been seized following allegations of tender irregularities and mismanagement, it has been reported.

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