'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.

Magashule's former secretary allegedly scored R100m for CCTV cameras that don't work

2019-05-22 13:01

A company belonging to the former secretary of ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has earned more than R100m for, among other things, providing CCTV cameras to the Mangaung metro – most of which allegedly don't work or have never worked.

Former justice spokesperson paid nearly R200K to help King Dalindyebo apply for presidential pardon

2019-04-18 13:25

Amid mounting pressure on President Cyril Ramaphosa to pardon AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, Justice Minister Michael Masutha appointed a former justice department spokesperson and advocate to assess the king's prospects for a pardon.

Public Works to splurge R730m on upgrades to ministerial houses, offices

2019-04-14 11:19

The Department of Public Works has come under fire again for splurging millions on ministerial houses after revealing that about R730m was going to be spent on renovations of ministerial houses in the current financial year.

Spy Wars: Report reveals how Zuma's man at SSA helped build parallel network

2019-03-10 12:30

Former president Jacob Zuma's key man in the abuse of the State Security Agency, over and above the others, was Thulani Dlomo, the former head of Special Operations at the agency.

Spy Wars: How Jacob Zuma established his own network of spooks

2019-03-10 09:08

Former president Jacob Zuma oversaw the creation of parallel structures within the intelligence service to serve his personal and factional ANC party political interests, breaching the Constitution in the process.

DA wants PSC report into Faith Muthambi made public

2019-02-20 11:24

The DA says it will be writing to Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo to ask her to make public the findings of the Public Service Commission report into former minister Faith Muthambi.

OVERVIEW: Former KZN Hawks head Booysen cross-examined by Jiba's legal team at #MokgoroInquiry

2019-02-04 16:00

The Mokgoro Inquiry into the fitness of advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to hold office continued with testimony from former KZN Hawks head Johan Booysen, who was subsequently grilled by Jiba's legal team during cross-examination.

Former acting Prasa CEO claims his life is in danger over 'hidden' corruption at Prasa

2018-12-18 11:01

Former acting Prasa CEO Collins Letsoalo says his life is in danger because of his opposition to 'wrongdoing' at the agency that also led to his dismissal following a now-retracted newspaper report.

No increases for Cabinet members, premiers, speakers, Ramaphosa decides

2018-12-08 13:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa has set a retrospective salary increase freeze for members of his Cabinet and others for the 2018/2019 financial year, the Presidency says.


Cape Town council's desalination debacle: Seawater 400% more polluted than City of Cape Town's tender data indicated

2019-05-27 06:23

Quality Filtrations Systems maintains that seawater feeding into the desalination plant at the V&A Waterfront is polluted by raw sewage from the Green Point outfall pipe and is sometimes up to 400% dirtier than specifications the City gave companies that tendered to build the plant.

World Travel & Tourism Council launches global taskforce on human trafficking

2019-04-24 18:08

The World Travel & Tourism Council recently announced the formation of a global taskforce to help prevent and combat human trafficking.

Gupta millions: Disciplinary hearing mooted for suspended SARS legal head over VAT refund - law firm

2019-04-16 06:08

Suspended South African Revenue Service head of legal, Refiloe Mokoena, should face disciplinary processes for her alleged involvement in the unlawful payment of VAT refunds claimed by the Guptas, a legal opinion has found.

Bad governance can undo govt guarantees of SOE investments - pension fund chair

2019-04-04 05:00

Government guarantees backing investments in state-owned enterprises can be made meaningless by bad governance, the chair of the Government Employees Pension Fund has warned.

GladAfrica still using Tshwane offices, pays no rent, but rakes in over R400m for services

2019-03-10 10:47

GladAfrica has been occupying the city of Tshwane's Infotech Building, the headquarters of the roads and transport unit in Hatfield, without paying a cent of rent.

ANC, Ekurhuleni coalition partner at odds over council COO's future

2019-02-21 10:14

The ANC in Ekurhuleni and one of its coalition partners, the AIC, are at odds over the metro's chief operations officer Lesiba Mojapelo, with the latter calling for his immediate suspension.

Ramaphosa to Public Protector: I did not deliberately mislead Parliament about R500 000 Bosasa donation

2019-02-05 16:03

President Cyril Ramaphosa, in a statement to the Public Protector, says he 'did not deliberately mislead Parliament' regarding the R500 000 Bosasa contribution to his 2017 ANC presidential campaign.

Msimanga attacks City manager over GladAfrica tender

2019-01-25 13:41

Outgoing Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga has launched an all-out attack on his City manager when he blamed him for the irregular awarding of a multimillion-rand tender to engineering company GladAfrica.

FACT CHECKED: DA claims over Bosasa/Ramaphosa contract denial misleading

2018-12-10 13:48

The DA claims that African Global Operations – previously known as Bosasa – denied it had any contract with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s son, Andile. We check the facts.

Swifambo loses SCA bid to retain R3.5bn 'tall trains' Prasa tender

2018-11-30 13:17

Controversial locomotive supplier Swifambo Rail Leasing has lost a Supreme Court of Appeal challenge to a High Court order that stripped it of a R3.5bn tender with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.

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