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Wild leaps through SA's loopholes
Wild leaps through SA's loopholes
In part three of a series on how government entities get around procurement processes, Athandiwe Saba looks at why this is a big problem for...
Jo’burg grants dodgy fleet tender
Jo’burg grants dodgy fleet tender
This is the second part of a series investigating how the City of Johannesburg has been using loopholes in its procurement processes to award...
ANC in Gauteng: For whom does the electorate toll?
ANC in Gauteng: For whom does the electorate toll?
For Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, the e-tolls debate is about policy certainty and the fiscus; for Gauteng premier David Makhura it is about the...
Toilet tender is squeaky clean, says Masina
Toilet tender is squeaky clean, says Masina
Gauteng local government minister Lebogang Maile is expecting a response from Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina on an alleged dodgy R1.9-billion...
Emergency! City of Joburg’s tender processes investigated
Emergency! City of Joburg’s tender processes investigated
The City of Johannesburg has awarded contracts of about R3.9-billion over the past five years without going through regular tender processes....
ANC, IFP eyeing Jo’burg takeover
ANC, IFP eyeing Jo’burg takeover
The ANC, with an eye on municipalities in Gauteng, is cosying up to the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), a move that won’t easily shift power but...
DA admits to governance balls-ups
DA admits to governance balls-ups
The Democratic Alliance has admitted to dropping the ball in governance, saying that, in some cases, municipalities run by the party are “indistinguishable” from the way they were run by the ANC....
Maile launches probe into Mashaba’s ‘stolen’ Alex renewal project files claim
Maile launches probe into Mashaba’s ‘stolen’ Alex renewal project files claim
An investigation has been initiated to “ascertain the authenticity of the claims” that a Gauteng provincial government member unlawfully...
Alex inquiry: City of Joburg refutes residents’ claims
Alex inquiry: City of Joburg refutes residents’ claims
Armed with slick presentations the City of Johannesburg has been at pains to explain to the residents of South Africa’s oldest township why their...
What’s in a name?
What’s in a name?
Many people avert their eyes when they pass the sprawling shack settlements encroaching on cities. There are about 2 500 in Gauteng alone and,...
The small town with the big money
The small town with the big money
A mere 300km from the border of Namibia lies a small town that’s growing exponentially — it is home to some of South Africa’s highest...
Tau, Mashaba ‘defamatory’ comments drama halted by court
Tau, Mashaba ‘defamatory’ comments drama halted by court
Former Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau has been interdicted from making further “defamatory” comments against current mayor Herman Mashaba by the...

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