African Bank’s open listing offers a good example of how direct black ownership in the financial services sector can rise above the stubborn 25% minimum agreed upon by the Financial Services Charter in 2010
To ensure efficiency the public procurement system need to be streamlined, using sound technical processes and tools to improve procedures
The treasury’s relaxation of procurement rules will allow the state utility to attend to its ageing power stations far quicke
The treasury and parliament must urgently revise and table the draft public procurement bill, as a crucial step in tackling South Africa’s procurement crisis
‘Post state capture we’ve put in several controls on the procurement and contract management side,’ says power utility procurement executive
Search the complete list of referrals made by the Special Investigating Unit against South African firms and individuals
The state capture report reveals a governance crisis at state-owned entities. Experts weigh in on how this came to be and what to do about it.
Welfare agency allegedly bent procurement process to suit a contractor previously found guilty of collusion, and preferred bidder Corporate Cleaning wants damages paid
Service-delivery issues, procurement inefficiencies and cadre deployment continue to plague municipalities, according to the Bureau for Economic Research
The most-reported crimes range from extortion and abuse of authority to Covid-19 related graft, according to a new report by Corruption Watch
A March 2020 directive from the Gauteng premier is at the centre of an SIU civil case to recover money lost due to alleged unlawful procurement
An investigation into the Northern Cape municipality has uncovered multiple issues of alleged fraud, including nepotism and unauthorised salary hikes
The department of health will ask for the immediate recovery of all irregular payments made to Digital Vibes
Bain’s role at Sars was a gateway for a special council that would control Eskom and the wider economy, Zondo commission witness says
An old-age grant recipient was allegedly paid just R5 000 a month to be a director of one of the Chetty-owned companies
The president’s latest energy commitments were meant to have been met years ago, but he struggled to get Gwede Mantashe on board
The Special Investigating Unit found that companies were awarded tenders despite not qualifying for the contracts.
The family-run syndicate behind the alleged scam may have looted even more — as much as R1-billion
Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance
High levels of corruption and low levels of trust go together; citizens need to use every available resource to hold government to account
In light of irregular spending on Covid-19 procurement, Cosatu recommends that politically connected people be barred from doing business with the state
The ANC’s top six has been mandated to work closely with its integrity committee to tackle claims of corruption against senior party members
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
It is about time that the government looked at its core functions and built strong
internal capacity to fulfil those functions.
The problem facing government departments is not simply an issue of poor leadership or unskilled officials; it is structural.