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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

PPE ‘proxy’ contract cancelled

The tender linked to Ramaphosa’s presidency has been cancelled by the special corruption court

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

‘Probe Free State tenders under Magashule’

A centralised procurement programme in the province allegedly operated under the former premier

Calls to cap Eskom tariff increases

The national energy regulator has been accused of not following its mandate to protect consumers by allowing above inflation electricity price hikes

PPE scandal takes the bread out of SMEs’ mouths

The Special Investigating Unit is probing contracts worth more than R5-billion, over corruption allegations regarding the procurement of goods and services needed for the government’s Covid-19 response

Seriti report slammed by Open Secrets and Shadow World Investigations

Last year, the high court set aside the findings of the commission of inquiry into the arms deal scandal. Now activists are calling on the judicial conduct committee to investigate the judges in charge

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Eskom refers employees suspected of contracts graft for criminal investigations

The struggling power utility has updated Parliament on investigations into contracts where more than R4-billion was lost in overpayments

SIU raids master of high court

Officials assisting with deceased estates, trusts, and protecting minors allegedly siphon off funds

Fraud accused: Contract breach SIU’s fault

Mcebisi Mlonzi is blaming the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) for allegedly providing bad advice to the Amahlathi local municipality

SIU heeds the ‘more orange overalls’ call

In an interview with the Mail & Guardian Data Desk, the head of SIU said it is fixing internal problems

Municipal corruption remains rampant

The SIU outlined the progress made on 49 investigations into municipalities

Nkandla architect’s date in court with the SIU postponed

The unit believes Minenhle Makhanya authorised and oversaw the implementation of improvements and the installation of security measures at Nkandla

SIU considering criminal charges against “farm flippers”

Anti-graft unit confirms it is in the advanced stages of investigations into how elites have abused land reform programmes

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