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‘Bain was happy the focus was only on Sars’: Athol Williams

The whistleblower fears that Zondo’s recommendation that the firm’s contracts with public entities be scrutinised will be stonewalled – and implicates Telkom.

Public procurement law is not the problem – people are

The Zondo report delves into South Africa’s procurement web, as it tries to figure out why state-owned entities were able to be captured

SANDF to brief family of slain Congo soldier

Family hopes for answers now that a probe has been completed into a friendly fire incident that killed a South African soldier in the DRC

Nehawu members “very anxious” and “worried” following parliament fire

Parliament yet to implement health and safety recommendations from 2018, union claims

In distress as South Coast stays dry six years on

Visitors packed up and left after finding no water in towns along the coast as businesses battle

Zondo: Prasa and SAA whistleblowers needed protection

The report recommends that the government establishes a public procurement anti-corruption agency to ‘formulate measures for the making of reports by whistleblowers and for their protection and incentivisation’

State of the Nation address to be held in historical Cape Town City Hall

The City Hall was chosen for its technical infrastructure and for being the building from which Nelson Mandela gave his address when he was freed and when he was elected president

Report on parliament fire confirms systems failure

The sprinkler system was two years overdue for service and it’s unclear if the fire alarm at the legislature was active, the report by Cape Town’s chief fire officer notes

Parliament fire: attack or plain negligence?

Rumours abound about the quality of public works upkeep and the person arrested for arson

Hawks gain access to parliament fire scene

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation will look into the cause and extent of the fire

Zondo: Attack on constitutional court ‘very serious’

The acting chief justice called on law enforcement agencies to take steps to prevent further such attacks on court facilities.

Zondo: Like Moyane, Zuma was central in Sars capture

The unnecessary restructuring of the once proud revenue service was an attempt to halt its pursuit of people involved in state capture

Read it: Zondo commission report, part 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he will only act on the recommendations of the Zondo commission  when the final of its three reports has been handed over to him.

Zondo report: Why Myeni must be prosecuted for SAA debacle

The first of three reports to be handed to the president outlines how misrepresentations by the former SAA board chairperson cost the airline R800-million

‘Systems were working as intended’ – department of public works and infrastructure

The joint standing committee on the financial management of parliament met about preliminary findings on fire damage

Parliament fire arson case postponed

Hawks not ruling out the possibility of more suspects being arrested as the investigation continues

High court dismisses bid to bar Zondo from giving report to Ramaphosa

The last-minute application by Democracy in Action was a case of self-created urgency, the court said in a ruling handed down mere hours before the planned handover of a hard copy of Zondo’s first set of findings

Firefighters battle new parliament fire

Fresh blaze erupts on roof of National Assembly
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