The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
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South Africa’s rural areas are buckling – and some have already fallen over – as corrupt officials suck the life out of municipal service delivery. This needs to stop.
Opposition parties in the KZN legislature have welcomed the ANC's decision to relieve Zandile Gumede of her mayoral duties in eThekwini and to redeploy her.
National Treasury has raised the alarm over officials who abuse the public procurement system through deviations from tender processes, saying the practice is rife and there is little accountability.
The DA is demanding answers from SAA and Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba about what it terms an apparently fraudulent contract of R1bn to the airline's subsidiary SA Airways Technical.
Gauteng intends to make the open tender system compulsory by law to ensure procurement processes are free from corruption, says Finance MEC Barbara Creecy.
A prospective shareholder in one of Denel’s companies is being probed by the Special Investigating Unit for alleged tender fraud.
The story of how Hitachi bought political influence to win a massive $5.6bn contract questions the very integrity of the government and sends all the wrong messages.
The Competition Tribunal has confirmed settlement agreements ranging from R150 000 to R4m for six furniture removal companies.
The awarding of tenders for Pilgrim's Rest shop leases was unlawful and characterised by irregularities and maladministration, says Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.
New evidence shows that the EFF leader scored a R1m Merc, tyres for his luxury German sedan, a chartered jet, holidays in Zimbali and even legal fees from a Limpopo tender company.
Two officials at a KwaZulu-Natal FET college have been sentenced to three years imprisonment each after manipulating tender processes.
Three companies who ferry passengers to and from the Robben Island Museum have entered into settlement agreements on charges of price fixing and collusive tendering.
Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana claims the behaviour of the entity's board under the leadership of Popo Molefe can be likened to the "mafia".
Since the procurement office was set up in 2013, Kenneth Brown and his team of 93 have led a Treasury drive to contain spending and renegotiate business deals.
A former Western Cape government official has been arrested for allegedly rigging tenders to the value of R35m, the Hawks say.
Gauteng's former chief financial officer who was suspended last year following alleged tender irregularities has been appointed chief financial officer of the KZN health department.
The Special Investigating Unit will probe the validity of a tender awarded by the department of communications, according to the presidency.
The UN says corruption is the greatest threat to global economic and social development, with 5% of global GDP being lost to bribes and corruption each year.
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