Tender Irregularities

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

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it