'Irregular' contractor appointment at the heart of prison security installation delay

2019-06-11 14:52

A dispute over the appointment of a contractor is at the heart of the delay in completing security upgrades at two prisons.

Ramaphosa seeks Health Professions Council probe

2019-05-17 09:23

President Cyril Ramaphosa has referred a probe into the Health Professions Council of South Africa to the state’s Special Investigating Unit.

SIU, Eastern Cape health interdict R39m in alleged fraudulent payments to advocate

2019-03-05 20:31

The SIU and the Eastern Cape health department have successfully interdicted and stopped two payments of R26m and R13m to an attorney who was recently arrested and charged with fraudulent medico-legal claims exceeding R90m.

SIU probes R139 billion rot at Medupi and Kusile - report

2019-02-24 10:23

The Special Investigating Unit has brought in additional experts in its investigation of 11 contractors at the two power stations.

#StateCaptureInquiry: The SIU is watching proceedings as Bosasa revelations continue

2019-01-28 19:07

The Special Investigating Unit is watching state capture proceedings from a distance, looking out for information it needs for its investigations - both old and new.

Agrizzi vindicates SIU's Bosasa probe, raises more questions about NPA inaction

2019-01-24 06:05

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi has delivered damning confirmatory testimony to a decade-old Special Investigating Unit report into tender rigging at the prisons department.

SIU won't relent in the face of pushback against Giyani corruption probe

2018-11-28 11:55

Despite paying between R1.2m and R1.4m for boreholes, that usually costs about R100 000, Lepelle Northern Water isn't providing water to Giyani.

SIU to go after Hlaudi Motsoeneng for R21m on behalf of SABC

2018-11-27 18:13

The Special Investigating Unit has started work to recoup almost R33m on behalf of the cash-strapped SABC, and Hlaudi Motsoeneng could have to pay up millions himself.

SIU recovered only R34m out of R299m for the state

2018-10-17 20:29

The Special Investigating Unit could have recovered R299m in the 2017/2018 financial year, but only managed to recover R34m for the state.

Ekurhuleni mayor welcomes SIU probe, ‘issue of accountability is not negotiable’

2018-09-06 21:30

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina says he supports President Cyril Ramaphosa’s authorisation of a probe into alleged maladministration and unlawful conduct around the procurement of goods and services for the construction of public transport facilities.

 

Prisons tender's ballooning costs under the microscope in SIU probe

2019-05-23 17:50

The Special Investigating Unit is probing a massive cost escalation on a contract to install fencing and information systems in South Africa's prisons. The value of the contract ballooned from nearly R477m to over R1.5bn in seven years.

Ramaphosa approves SIU probes into NHLS and City of Johannesburg contract

2019-03-14 13:50

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed two new proclamations authorising the Special Investigating Unit to probe maladministration at the National Health Laboratory Service, as well as a vehicle tender issued by the City of Johannesburg.

Ramaphosa announces SIU Special Tribunal to fast-track recovery of state funds

2019-02-24 14:03

The Presidency says the tribunal will speed up the recovery of state funds lost to government through corruption and irregular spending.

SIU to get more teeth to tackle civil cases

2019-02-08 18:44

The unit currently only makes recommendations to the NPA about which individuals or companies linked to government or government officials should be prosecuted.

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Bosasa destroyed 40 000 documents to stymie SIU probe - Agrizzi

2019-01-23 15:41

Bosasa deleted 40 000 documents implicating the company and its executives in corruption from its servers days before investigators from the SIU could access them, according to Angelo Agrizzi.

Investigating unit hunting for SABC's missing millions - and wants Hlaudi to pay up

2018-11-27 19:23

Special Investigating Unit head Andy Mothibi has told Parliament that R21.7m is being sought from former SABC exec Hlaudi Motsoeneng for irregular appointments, dismissals and promotions.

TNA liquidation won't stop our chase, SIU tells Parliament

2018-11-07 22:30

SIU head Advocate Andy Mothibi told Scopa that SABC brought an application to have a contract with The New Age set aside and that the investigating unit would join that application.

NPA is 'sitting' on 686 mostly corruption cases, says SIU head Andy Mothibi

2018-09-09 06:00

SIU head claims the prosecuting authority is doing little with cases it referred for prosecution of wrongdoers for corruption.

Ramaphosa authorises SIU probe into water dept's deal with German software giant

2018-09-06 14:37

President Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised the Special Investigating Unit to probe the Department of Water and Sanitation over allegations of unlawful expenditure of public money.

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