Police committee wants 'new blood' after SAPS receives second qualified audit in a row

2018-09-28 22:30

The Portfolio Committee on Police has noted with "huge concern and disappointment" that the police have received a qualified audit for the second year in a row, which included understated irregular expenditure of close to R1bn.

SITA to investigate system shutdowns impacting on service delivery

2018-08-13 17:28

The State Information Technology Agency wants to assure the government and the public that it intends to probe the recent knock-on effect of power outages on service delivery countrywide.

EXCLUSIVE: Death threats and dismissals - inside SITA’s 'clean-up' investigations

2018-07-17 07:02

Executive members of the State Information Technology Agency have received death threats amid critical investigations into collusion and corruption - part of a strategy to turn the agency around.

A quarter of SITA's procurement bids led to deviations - Scopa

2018-06-12 21:07

The State Information Technology Agency has been grilled by the Standing Committee on Public Accounts on its procurement expansions and deviations.

Top law firm in conflict claim

2018-05-28 10:26

Red flags have been raised about a forensic probe conducted by Bowmans into the state’s crime intelligence system, given that it did legal work on tenders for the system.

Corruption-linked police supplier's offices closing, but business still running

2018-05-17 07:00

The landline at IT supplier Forensic Data Analysts has not been answered in days and when visiting its offices in Wapadrand in Pretoria, News24 was told that employees were at a farewell party.

Claims of Boeremag's links to dodgy contracts 'false propaganda' - Boervin

2018-05-07 21:07

An organisation sympathetic to jailed members of right-wing terrorist group the Boeremag, claims links to a Boeremag member and people involved in the controversial contracts between Forensic Data Analysts, the police and the State Information Technology Agency are "false propaganda to discredit the so-called Boeremag".

Boeremag link to state IT company and dodgy police supplier

2018-05-02 14:27

The right-wing terrorist grouping the Boeremag has ties to a cabal that has been operating at the State Information Technology Agency (SITA), and is part of Forensic Data Analysts (FDA) dealings with the police and SITA – dealings which have been described as "corrupt" and "a threat to national security" in Parliament.

Police, SITA halt court process against FDA over access to IT systems

2018-04-12 14:23

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will not be hearing a case between the police and a supplier that switched off access to critical IT systems last week.

FDA hits back after criticism for 'holding country to ransom'

2018-04-06 21:59

Forensic Data Analysts has hit out at Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts noting that it was the committee that had called for the company not to be paid.

 

SITA apologises for home affairs system crash 'disaster'

2018-08-14 13:45

SITA says it is working to ensure that the intermittent system downtime caused by a power failure that has affected home affairs offices over the last few days does not occur again.

This is why government websites have been down for days

2018-08-13 16:59

State websites were running on batteries after a power outage on Friday.

'Deplorable' SITA investigation deal with Gauteng's ex-top cop scrapped

2018-07-02 15:56

The North Gauteng High Court has found that SITA's actions, in entering into the agreement in the first place before trying to cancel it, were "deplorable".

Forensic probe into Treasury’s failed IT system to wrap up soon

2018-06-06 18:59

A forensic investigation into the failings of Treasury’s Integrated Financial Management System will be finalised in July, Parliament has heard.

Throw the book at deviants, SCOPA tells Treasury

2018-05-25 09:22

Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts has told National Treasury to deal with those who abuse their right to deviate from procurement guidelines – after hearing the biggest spenders procured R2.3bn in goods and services through deviations in less than a year.

FDA will not switch off police systems again - SITA

2018-05-11 19:37

While the State Information Technology Agency is embroiled in court battles with Forensic Data Analysis, the state-owned agency has ensured that critical South African Police Service systems will not be switched off again.

'Corrupt' police supplier FDA denies links to the Boeremag

2018-05-04 15:15

Forensic Data Analysts, the company accused of corrupt tender practices and threatening national security by switching off three of the police's systems, has denied that it has ties to the right-wing terrorist group, the Boeremag.

Supplier denies police allegations that it placed malware in IT systems

2018-04-12 17:44

Allegation that FDA and ISS had installed malware on critical police IT systems was a "blatant lie", Director Keith Keating told News24.

Critical Crime Intelligence systems under threat of shutdown

2018-04-07 10:25

Two separate suppliers have threatened to switch off critical IT systems at the police's Crime Intelligence Division, putting the country's security at risk.

Scopa instructs SITA to end 'corrupt' R900m deal

2017-11-30 21:26

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts has instructed the SAPS and the State Information Technology Agency to terminate multimillion-rand contracts with service provider and supplier Forensic Data Analysis.

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