Restructuring government procurement

2020-04-06 18:11

The proposed Public Procurement Bill aims to simplify tendering while making it difficult to loot state coffers.

Now scammers are targeting tender bidders, warns government printer

2020-01-09 21:51

According to the Government Printing Works, scammers are using the GPW’s letterhead to send out fake tender bids to companies as well as requests to supply goods and services.

Lifestyle audits for DA politicians frustrated, says Winde

2019-10-24 16:24

Before becoming Western Cape premier, Alan Winde committed to conducting lifestyle audits on his cabinet if he was in charge. Five months after his election, this is yet to happen.

Tshwane's controversial GladAfrica tender faces another forensic probe

2019-08-27 15:47

Another independent forensic investigation into the GladAfrica tender controversy at the City of Tshwane is underway.

Prisons tender's ballooning costs under the microscope in SIU probe

2019-05-23 17:50

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.

Tshwane mayoral spokesperson fired over 'irregular' appointment

2019-03-04 14:16

Now former City of Tshwane spokesperson Samkelo Mgobozi claims the city manager is purging employees seen to be close to former mayor Solly Msimanga.

New Tshwane mayor cancels controversial GladAfrica contract

2019-02-25 09:15

Newly elected Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa has announced that the City has cancelled the scandal-ridden GladAfrica contract.

The multibillion-rand Bosasa state contracts likely to be affected by the company's impending liquidation

2019-02-18 12:52

African Global Operations has announced it is voluntarily liquidating the group after its main bank, FNB, communicated it would be closing its banking facilities.

Ramaphosa must cancel all Bosasa contracts – Maimane

2019-01-17 11:43

The DA has reiterated a call for President Cyril Ramaphosa to establish an independent inquiry aimed solely at Bosasa.

12 dawn raids cost Competition Commission R57m in payments to service providers

2019-01-01 12:34

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has said in reply to a Parliamentary question that search and enter raids constitute a 'highly specialised activity' and payments to service providers are essential.

 

Virus a blow for government's civil construction projects - economist

2020-03-31 19:57

With the Covid-19 outbreak, it's uncertain whether certain civil construction projects planned by government will be able to go ahead as planned, says an economist.

Toilet tender: 10 accused in Amathole municipality corruption case get bail

2019-11-22 13:45

The 10 people arrested in connection with a tender awarded for the accelerated sanitation programme dubbed "Siyenza" have each been granted bail in the East London Magistrate's Court.

R12m in 5 years on legal costs for basic education dept

2019-09-26 18:41

The department of basic education has been embroiled in various cases of litigation over the past five years, costing it more than R12m.

De Lille opens Public Works tender process to public

2019-07-10 20:55

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has confirmed the department, under her stewardship, will be heralding in a new era of transparency as she vows to open the entire tender process to public scrutiny.

City of Tshwane to spend R15m on work GladAfrica was paid R500m to do

2019-05-23 15:45

The City of Tshwane will spend R15m this year on developing in-house project management capacity - a job that it paid GladAfrica nearly R500m over two years to do.

Justice minister announces suspension of official following probe into Bosasa contract

2019-02-25 11:33

An official in the security management section of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has been placed on precautionary suspension, Minister Michael Masutha says.

EFF takes issue with Jabu Mabuza's 'conflict of interest' at Eskom

2019-02-24 11:24

The Economic Freedom Fighters says it wants new Eskom board chairperson Jabu Mabuza to step down following disclosures he made at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

Power cable supplier fined R1.3m for collusion in Eskom tenders

2019-02-06 18:39

Power cable supplier Alcon has been fined R1.3m as part of a settlement agreement with the Competition Commission for its role in price fixing and collusion in Eskom tenders.

Tenders: slow progress in cases

2019-01-07 15:26

Corruption in the awarding of government tenders in the province has reached alarming levels, with investigators struggling to cope with the number of cases brought before them.

The Italian job: Transnet's R7bn Durban port project flounders amid alleged corruption

2018-12-09 08:04

News24 has learnt that the project was put on hold after Transnet was presented with a forensic report compiled by Paul O'Sullivan and Sarah-Jane Trent of Forensics for Justice.

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