Action needed against municipalities

2020-03-09 10:43

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.

'Long overdue' - opposition reacts to Zandile Gumede's axing

2019-08-13 20:14

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 laments poor action over tender deviations

2018-07-18 13:52

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.

SAA, Gigaba must explain 'fraudulent' R1bn contract to subsidary

2017-07-03 15:40

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.

New law to root out Gauteng tender fraud

2016-10-25 18:32

Gauteng intends to make the open tender system compulsory by law to ensure procurement processes are free from corruption, says Finance MEC Barbara Creecy.

Denel’s mooted partner probed

2016-10-02 06:53

A prospective shareholder in one of Denel’s companies is being probed by the Special Investigating Unit for alleged tender fraud.

How world sees SA: Govt integrity questioned after “brazen” Hitachi bribe

2015-10-13 12:42

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.

Six firms to pay up over tender collusion

2014-11-12 19:47

The Competition Tribunal has confirmed settlement agreements ranging from R150 000 to R4m for six furniture removal companies.

Madonsela: Pilgrim's Rest leases unlawful

2013-12-20 09:16

The awarding of tenders for Pilgrim's Rest shop leases was unlawful and characterised by irregularities and maladministration, says Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.


EXCLUSIVE: The damning evidence against Julius Malema the NPA chose to ignore

2019-12-01 06:52

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.

FET college officials sentenced for tender fraud

2019-07-23 18:20

Two officials at a KwaZulu-Natal FET college have been sentenced to three years imprisonment each after manipulating tender processes.

3 boat operators pay fines for colluding in Robben Island tender

2018-06-27 18:52

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.

Lucky Montana wants to expose Prasa 'mafia'

2017-03-09 21:46

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".

Treasury hunts fraud worth R233bn in spending

2016-10-06 07:45

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.

Former Western Cape official arrested over R35m tender fraud

2016-09-13 16:00

A former Western Cape government official has been arrested for allegedly rigging tenders to the value of R35m, the Hawks say.

Accused ex-Gauteng health CFO takes charge in KZN

2015-03-31 21:44

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.

Media tender to be probed

2014-02-27 09:35

The Special Investigating Unit will probe the validity of a tender awarded by the department of communications, according to the presidency.

Corruption: Time to stop the rot

2013-12-09 17:33

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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