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Now scammers are targeting tender bidders, warns government printer

According to the Government Printing Works, scammers are using the GPW’s letterhead to send out fake tender bids to companies as well as requests to supply goods and services. Continue reading

Lifestyle audits for DA politicians frustrated, says Winde

Before becoming Western Cape premier, Alan Winde committed to conducting lifestyle audits on his cabinet if he was in charge. Five months after his election, this is yet to happen. Continue reading

Tshwane's controversial GladAfrica tender faces another forensic probe

Another independent forensic investigation into the GladAfrica tender controversy at the City of Tshwane is underway. Continue reading

Prisons tender's ballooning costs under the microscope in SIU probe

The Special Investigating Unit is probing a massive cost escalation on a contract to install fencing and information systems in South Africa's prisons. The value of the contract ballooned from nearly R477m to over R1.5bn in seven years. Continue reading

Tshwane mayoral spokesperson fired over 'irregular' appointment

Now former City of Tshwane spokesperson Samkelo Mgobozi claims the city manager is purging employees seen to be close to former mayor Solly Msimanga. Continue reading

New Tshwane mayor cancels controversial GladAfrica contract

Newly elected Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa has announced that the City has cancelled the scandal-ridden GladAfrica contract. Continue reading

The multibillion-rand Bosasa state contracts likely to be affected by the company's impending liquidation

African Global Operations has announced it is voluntarily liquidating the group after its main bank, FNB, communicated it would be closing its banking facilities. Continue reading

Ramaphosa must cancel all Bosasa contracts – Maimane

The DA has reiterated a call for President Cyril Ramaphosa to establish an independent inquiry aimed solely at Bosasa. Continue reading

12 dawn raids cost Competition Commission R57m in payments to service providers

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has said in reply to a Parliamentary question that search and enter raids constitute a 'highly specialised activity' and payments to service providers are essential. Continue reading

Tshwane city manager heads to court to block GladAfrica report

Tshwane city manager Moeketsi Mosola is heading to court in a bid to stop a preliminary report into the GladAfrica scandal being handed out in council. Continue reading

Toilet tender: 10 accused in Amathole municipality corruption case get bail

The 10 people arrested in connection with a tender awarded for the accelerated sanitation programme dubbed "Siyenza" have each been granted bail in the East London Magistrate's Court. Continue reading

R12m in 5 years on legal costs for basic education dept

The department of basic education has been embroiled in various cases of litigation over the past five years, costing it more than R12m. Continue reading

De Lille opens Public Works tender process to public

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has confirmed the department, under her stewardship, will be heralding in a new era of transparency as she vows to open the entire tender process to public scrutiny. Continue reading

City of Tshwane to spend R15m on work GladAfrica was paid R500m to do

The City of Tshwane will spend R15m this year on developing in-house project management capacity - a job that it paid GladAfrica nearly R500m over two years to do. Continue reading

Justice minister announces suspension of official following probe into Bosasa contract

An official in the security management section of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has been placed on precautionary suspension, Minister Michael Masutha says. Continue reading

EFF takes issue with Jabu Mabuza's 'conflict of interest' at Eskom

The Economic Freedom Fighters says it wants new Eskom board chairperson Jabu Mabuza to step down following disclosures he made at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture. Continue reading

Power cable supplier fined R1.3m for collusion in Eskom tenders

Power cable supplier Alcon has been fined R1.3m as part of a settlement agreement with the Competition Commission for its role in price fixing and collusion in Eskom tenders. Continue reading

Tenders: slow progress in cases

Corruption in the awarding of government tenders in the province has reached alarming levels, with investigators struggling to cope with the number of cases brought before them. Continue reading

The Italian job: Transnet's R7bn Durban port project flounders amid alleged corruption

News24 has learnt that the project was put on hold after Transnet was presented with a forensic report compiled by Paul O'Sullivan and Sarah-Jane Trent of Forensics for Justice. Continue reading

City of Johannesburg suspends officials implicated in non-renewal of Pikitup fleet contract

The City of Johannesburg has suspended senior officials who are responsible for processing the Pikitup fleet tender. Continue reading