South African Post Office


Zuma orders SA Post Office probe


President Jacob Zuma has directed the Special Investigating Unit to look into administrative irregularities at the South African Post Office.

Zuma orders SA Post Office probe

Post Office reports trading profit up 40%

Michael Hamlyn

Members of Parliament heard on Tuesday that the South African Post Office has made 40% more trading profit in the first six months of this financial year than it did last year. Chief financial officer Nick Buick said that the six months' net profit for this year was R210-million, 20% above last year's interim result.

Dept of Home Affairs ditches Post Office over inefficiency

Staff Reporter

The Department of Home Affairs has ditched the South African Post Office (Sapo) as the distributor of its documents because of inefficiency. Initially, the Sapo contract with the department to deliver documents went very well, Home Affairs Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula told a media briefing at Parliament on Friday.

Review clears two Post Office officials

Natasha Marrian

A draft post-forensic review has cleared the current acting chief executive of the South African Post Office and its financial director of any wrongdoing, the board of the parastatal said on Wednesday. Acting chief executive officer Motshoanetsi Lefoka and chief financial director Nick Buick were implicated in an initial investigation.

Authorities urged to collect rates and taxes

Staff Reporter

Local authorities in Gauteng have been urged to collect rates and taxes owed to them in order to function as viable entities. "For municipalities to deliver services they should collect the debt owed to them and take care of its employees," said South African Post Office CEO Totsie Memela-Khambule.

Corrupt tender costs Post Office R60m

Staff Reporter

The South African Post Office has been ordered to pay R60-million in damages due to contamination of a tender, according to Business Report on Friday. Judge Willie Hartzenberg found the Post Office had confirmed a corrupt tender in 2002 despite the fact that senior managers had been made aware of flaws in the process.