City Of Johannesburg

Behind Jo’burg’s dirty tenders

For two years the man parachuted into a City of Johannesburg department dealing with the biggest and most crucial contracts required to run the city has been suspending and sidelining top officials in an apparent effort to direct the outcome of multimillion rand tenders. We track down who this man is and why it had taken so long for the city to investigate him

Mashaba’s xenophobic legacy

The outgoing mayor’s tweet about the arrest statistics of migrants displays both his bigotry and a misunderstanding of how crime and policing work

The fiction, fantasy and horror of ‘Joburg Selected’

The solo show by Sam Nhlengethwa explores the many sites and scenes of the city, caught in a loop of ambition and horror

Flailing coalitions are failing democracy in SA

Battles between the parties affect their ability to deliver promises to the electorate

Garden feeds hundreds in inner city Jo’burg

Hunger is widespread in SA and malnutrition affects children’s growth. Refiloe Molefe is doing her bit to change this with her food bank project

‘Jo’burg uses our fees for slush fund’

The city says it will investigate the missing millions claim by the municipal workers’ union

City of Joburg’s R500-million fire truck tender in court

Losing bidders approach high court to overturn tender award

Slice of life: ‘I fell in love with a space’

It’s an unloved, rusted old factory. But I fell in love with the amount of empty space and the possibilities of what we can do with it

AG targets tender deviations

In part three of a series on how government entities get around procurement processes, the M&G looks at why this is a big problem for the AG's office

Toilet tender is squeaky clean says Masina

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina has dismissed reports that the chemical toilet tender was dodgy as untrue

ANC in Gauteng: For whom does the electorate toll?

With two years before the next local government election and an ANC in Gauteng already on notice, the stakes have never been higher.

Emergency! City of Joburg’s tender processes investigated

Three of Johannesburg’s biggest fleet tenders — amounting to billions of rands — bypassed the regular tender process

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs