Tender scandal in Cape Town tourism

2013-10-30 12:04
(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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

The Cape Argus reported sources in the city council as saying that the laptops of various staff in the tourism and events directorate, including that of Grant Pascoe, mayoral committee member for tourism, had been removed as part of the probe.

The newspaper reported last week that there were “tensions” in the directorate following a cancelation of a branding and marketing tender.

Last year, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela investigated the Western Cape government for a contract it had with advertising agency TBWA Hunt Lascaris.

Although she had made four findings of maladministration, Madonsela said she found no evidence of unlawfulness.

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