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Outgoing Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa has chalked up the cancellation of the controversial GladAfrica contract as one of his successes during his tenure.
GladAfrica is still making money from a number of uncompleted projects at the City of Tshwane - most recently more than R500 000 for project managing the design of a storage facility for the City's emergency medical service department.
Efforts to discredit the man who was tipped to temporarily take over the reigns from Moeketsi Mosola fell flat when a report alleging wrongdoing was discredited.
As Tshwane city manager Moeketsi Mosola leaves office, any hope of accountability for his role in the GladAfrica contract scandal appears to be leaving with him.
GladAfrica, the Midrand-based engineering firm which has been in the spotlight because of an Auditor-General finding that it was irregularly awarded a City of Tshwane contract, claims that it wanted to get out of the contract.
Newly elected Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa has announced that the City has cancelled the scandal-ridden GladAfrica contract.
A Labour Court challenge relating to the controversial GladAfrica tender scandal has been postponed after Tshwane COO James Murphy joined the case as a party.
An urgent motion to suspend Tshwane city manager Moeketsi Mosola has been brought for consideration by the City council.
The City of Tshwane hired a private firm to investigate the contract but it is not clear whether the full findings will ever be made public.
Another independent forensic investigation into the GladAfrica tender controversy at the City of Tshwane is underway.
With the Tshwane city manager set to leave office, is this the last we will see of GladAfrica?
The most recent investigation into the GladAfrica contract is being handled in-house, as the DA can’t count on the EFF’s support if it wants to take another run at suspending the city manager.
The ANC in Tshwane has rejected "with all the contempt it deserves" the "corrupt golden handshake" newly appointed Tshwane mayor, Stevens Mokgalapa, has offered to pay controversial engineering consultancy firm GladAfrica.
Tshwane city manager Moeketsi Mosola has done an about-turn regarding the GladAfrica scandal, conceding that the expenditure for the tender was in fact irregular as stated by the Auditor General.
The Labour Court in Johannesburg has granted the city manager of Tshwane, Moeketsi Mosola, an urgent interdict to stop the tabling of a report on GladAfrica.
The ANC has threatened to lodge a High Court application to have the awarding of the
controversial GladAfrica tender set aside, should Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga fail to have it put under judicial review.
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