It's one thing to focus on SA's long-term prospects. Be careful not to miss the forest for the trees. But what's to be done when the forest suddenly goes up in flames? asks Ron Derby.
High level clouds. Mild.
The proposed Public Procurement Bill aims to simplify tendering while making it difficult to loot state coffers.
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.
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.
Another independent forensic investigation into the GladAfrica tender controversy at the City of Tshwane is underway.
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.
Now former City of Tshwane spokesperson Samkelo Mgobozi claims the city manager is purging employees seen to be close to former mayor Solly Msimanga.
Newly elected Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa has announced that the City has cancelled the scandal-ridden GladAfrica contract.
African Global Operations has announced it is voluntarily liquidating the group after its main bank, FNB, communicated it would be closing its banking facilities.
The DA has reiterated a call for President Cyril Ramaphosa to establish an independent inquiry aimed solely at Bosasa.
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.
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.
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.
The department of basic education has been embroiled in various cases of litigation over the past five years, costing it more than R12m.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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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