Eastern Cape owes SMEs more than R2-billion

The Eastern Cape government owes more than R2.2-billion to government suppliers, Premier Oscar Mabuyane admitted last month, with the provincial treasury not having paid more than 12 500 invoices to small businesses and other government suppliers.

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Chris Gilili
Chris Gilili is a climate and environmental journalist at the Mail & Guardian’s environmental unit, covering socioeconomic issues and general news. Previously, he was a fellow at amaBhungane, the centre for investigative journalism.

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