EXCLUSIVE: Prasa's Spanish supplier paid R75m 'consulting' fees to Montana's 'friend'

2018-01-15 08:01

The Spanish manufacturer of Prasa's controversial Afro4000 locomotives failed to disclose payments of over R75m made to a "friend" of former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana.

Transnet boss fights R2.5bn T-Systems deal

2017-11-12 06:00

CEO launches court bid to set aside Gupta-linked tender, while preferred bidder Gijima calls for a criminal probe into the contract.

Why did R70bn Chinese contracts bypass tender laws, asks DA

2017-09-10 18:45

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba had to explain why Chinese parastatals were awarded R70bn worth of contracts without a public tender, the DA’s deputy spokesman on finance said on Sunday.

Eskom probes ‘tender rig’ leak

2017-08-13 06:03

Following last week’s article in City Press about cleaning tenders at Eskom allegedly being rigged, Monde Bala, the head of Eskom in KwaZulu-Natal, has launched a probe into who leaked the information.

'Criminal fronting', bid rigging in Prasa train deal - court

2017-07-04 11:44

Prasa’s tender for new locomotives was rigged to favour the winning bidder, and Swifambo Rail Leasing maintained a "criminal" fronting relationship with the train manufacturer, according to court findings.

Court sets aside Prasa's 'too tall' locomotives contract

2017-07-03 11:51

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's controversial contract for new locomotives has been reviewed and set aside by the High Court in Johannesburg.

#GuptaLeaks: The 'Gift' that keeps on giving

2017-06-05 10:53

The Guptas dished out personal and political largesse to the sons of Free State Premier Ace Magashule. In turn, one son opened doors to Magashule's office, where staff appeared to do the Guptas' bidding.

City of Johannesburg official arrested for alleged corruption

2017-05-07 13:13

A City of Johannesburg official has been arrested during an entrapment operation after allegedly seeking a bribe, Mayor Herman Mashaba says.

BREAKING: NPA seizes half a billion rand in assets from corrupt official

2017-04-07 10:05

Houses, farms, cattle, vehicles and a luxury boat are among assets worth half a billion rand that have been seized from a syndicate involving a senior government official who looted state funds.

Matshela Koko's stepdaughter nets R1bn in Eskom contracts

2017-03-26 12:13

The stepdaughter of Eskom’s acting CEO, Matshela Koko, has brought in at least R1bn in contracts awarded to her company in the past 11 months.


Denel cans R80m tender after legal threat

2018-01-14 06:00

State-owned arms manufacturer Denel has allegedly cancelled an R80m tender that was issued under the auspices of a company that does not exist.

ANALYSIS: Mbalula allegations heaping up

2017-10-09 15:28

Allegations of questionable dealings with private companies and businessmen are heaping up against Police Minister Fikile Mbalula, following recent allegations that a sports clothing manufacturer paid at least R300 000 towards a holiday Mbalula and his family enjoyed in Dubai.

Auditor’s report flags tender breaches

2017-09-10 05:59

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (Samsa) has lost millions due to tender irregularities, according to a management audit report about the financial standing of the organisation.

Zuma appointed construction company ahead of tender process - Nkandla hearings

2017-07-20 12:36

President Jacob Zuma appointed construction company Moneymine Enterprises long before the public works department was involved in the tender process, the Nkandla Disciplinary Hearing has heard.

Mashaba opens criminal case against building contractor

2017-07-04 07:27

City of Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba has announced that he has opened a criminal case against a substation contractor who was awarded contracts worth R212 million.

Insider claims collusion with R378m prisons tender

2017-06-26 08:00

A whistleblower has made a series of explosive allegations against the Department of Correctional Services and the SA Security Solutions and Technologies (Sasstec) group.

EXCLUSIVE: Deputy FinMin scored Prasa tenders as agency chair

2017-06-05 06:41

Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi and his brother are beneficiaries of companies that secured contracts worth at least R150m from Prasa while he was board chairperson.

Did murdered tender baron pay R1m for Mbalula's Las Vegas trip through Tbo Touch?

2017-04-24 09:11

A payment of R1m allegedly channelled to Police Minister Fikile Mbalula through well-known radio personality Tbo Touch has raised questions.

May the best bid win

2017-04-02 06:02

New procurement regulations will change the way businesses compete for tenders, write Achmat Toefy and Megan Adderley.

EXCLUSIVE: Prasa locomotives contractor paid ANC 'fundraisers'

2017-03-10 12:08

Shortly after Prasa made its first payment of nearly R500m to the supplier of the controversial Afro4000 locomotives, an amount of R14.3m was paid into the account of a lawyer who had introduced himself as a fundraiser for the ANC.

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