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Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola said the raids on 15 offices came about after President Cyril Ramaphosa authorised an investigation into allegations of countrywide maladministration, corruption and fraud.
Numerous complaints of serious corruption, fraud and maladministration have been reported to the Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum – launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa in October to combat corruption in the health sector.
The SIU's Special Tribunal has announced that it has received its first batch of cases to commence with civil proceedings against government departments and state organs in an effort to recover the billions looted from the state.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued a proclamation for the SIU to look into allegations of maladministration at the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority.
SAA executives on Wednesday briefed the portfolio committee on public enterprises on progress on addressing governance challenges.
Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts has reached an agreement with the Special Investigating Unit to refer various cases to the SIU for investigation.
Special Investigating Unit head, advocate Andy Mothibi, says the institution is "happy" to co-operate with and the support the Public Protector in her investigation of the institution's Department of Public Works probes.
A dispute over the appointment of a contractor is at the heart of the delay in completing security upgrades at two prisons.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has referred a probe into the Health Professions Council of South Africa to the state’s Special Investigating Unit.
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.
The Special Tribunal has granted an interim order that the pension of the former head of the State Attorney, Kgosi Lekabe, be frozen pending the finalisation of proceedings against him.
Lepelle Northern Water in Limpopo is heading for a showdown with the Special Investigating Unit over a raid regarding the R3bn Giyani water project scandal.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola must investigate allegations of sexual harassment against the head of the special investigating unit, Andy Mothibi, the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services has resolved.
The Special Investigating Unit has arrested an attorney in the Eastern Cape on charges relating to fraudulent medico-legal claims to the tune of more than R100m as part of its work within the Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has confirmed that the risks associated with private donors funding the National Prosecuting Authority have been ''thoroughly considered'' and the parties have reiterated their commitment to ensuring any funding provided is channelled per the approved framework.
The Special Investigating Unit will recover more than R600 000 from two Gauteng health department service providers after a successful probe into the Life Esidimeni tragedy.
Funding concerns were raised when two key institutions in the fight against corruption - the Special Investigations Unit and National Prosecuting Authority - made presentations to the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services.
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.
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.
The Presidency says the tribunal will speed up the recovery of state funds lost to government through corruption and irregular spending.
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