Covid-19 corruption: SIU cracks the whip, wants swifter action in 224 funding abuse cases

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The SIU has recommended President Cyril Ramaphosa issue a directive on progress reports in instituting the recommendations for disciplinary action.
The SIU has recommended President Cyril Ramaphosa issue a directive on progress reports in instituting the recommendations for disciplinary action.
Liza van Deventer, Gallo Images, Beeld

Even though the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) made as many as 224 referrals for disciplinary action against officials accused of Covid-19 procurement irregularities, action was taken in only a handful of cases. 

This was the grim picture of accountability that the SIU's Covid-19 report painted when it was released on Tuesday.

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