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Prasa to dismiss four ‘Derailed’ officials

The passenger rails agency is to act against officials implicated in former public protector Thuli Madonsela’s 2015 report on corruption and maladministration

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

More Kwane Capital contracts red-flagged in Eastern Cape

The company has contracts with various municipalities

Tender irregularity symptoms missed

The beleaguered Road Accident Fund’s former CFO, who was found to have meddled in a tender, is administering the government medical scheme

Fleece the state, face the music

Public officials who routinely find loopholes to siphon money out of government coffers may soon find themselves in the dock

Editorial: At every level the state fails citizens

'We’re good at the annual hand-wringing about government’s wasteful ways. But what is not quantified is the number of people who are being failed'

​State to discipline employees doing business with government

The 1 000 public servants who didn’t resign from their companies face disciplinary action or suspension under the Public Service Act.

Gupta-linked company set to score R800-million in Transnet IT solution tender deal

A suspect Transnet contract lists 60% for a ‘supplier development’ subcontractor.

Gauteng officials to be criminally charged for tender irregularities

Local government employees will face prosecution for the improper awarding of contracts.

School tender award process flushed away

Mvula Trust is in the spotlight after giving a R21m sanitation contract to an employee’s husband.

Eskom scrapped a tender that would have saved R1-billion

Underhanded lobbying, delaying tactics and internal squabbling scuppered the power utility’s economical and innovative IT plan

Construction bigwigs deny World Cup stadium bid-rigging

The Competition Commission is confident that the construction companies have a case to answer for World Cup stadium bid-rigging, despite their denial.

R100-million to fix tender road to ruin

The Free State R74 highway fiasco hit businesses, cost jobs and caused a slump in the local market

Sekunjalo Group’s link to health scandal

One of the group's affiliates is implicated in a probe into a tender for an information system for Gauteng

Soobrayan is not out of the woods yet

The Public Service Commission is investigating the former DG for his alleged involvement in the awarding of a workbooks tender.

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

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

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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