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Limpopo health dept failed to follow PPE procurement processes, Public Protector finds

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane released several investigation reports on Friday afternoon. Continue reading

Zizi Kodwa: I am not beholden to Jehan Mackay

Deputy Minister of State Security Zizi Kodwa says he has begun the process of repaying the money loaned to him by former EOH Mthombo executive Jehan Mackay. Continue reading

Tender ban: Govt bodies can apply for exemptions

Government departments and state-owned enterprises can manage their own tenders - if they get an exemption from the minister. Continue reading

Zondo: Zizi Kodwa 'beholden' to former EOH exec, Ramaphosa must review his position

In his report, State Capture Report, Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says it is "untenable" for the deputy minister of State Security to find himself in a position where he is beholden to a suspect in multiple criminal investigations. Continue reading

OPINION | Heads in the cloud: How govt's new IT directive could backfire

In terms of a new directive, the head of every government department is required to first explore cloud services before any on-premise infrastructure investment is made. On paper this sounds great. In practice it could have complications, say Faheema Rahim an… Continue reading

Pieter du Toit | Jacob Zuma and the ANC’s grand deceit, treachery demands severest of consequences, punishment

The ANC must be punished as severely as allowed in a constitutional democracy after it twice elected a man of weak character as president, and then did nothing as he helped a criminal network to loot and pillage, writes Pieter du Toit. Continue reading

Construction firm fined nearly R16m for cartel conduct dating back decades

The Competition Tribunal has fined companies in the Esor group R15.7 million for price-fixing, market allocation and collusive bidding - while in a construction cartel that was active from the 1970s to at least 2015. Continue reading

Zondo report praises EOH corruption fighting efforts as 'unique case'

Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says no other company that has been of great assistance to the commission in relation to investigations of historical wrongdoing within its ranks like EOH. Continue reading

OPINION | Public services tenders have left engineers out in the cold

Infrastructure matters belong in the realm of engineering and engineers - not any other domain. But transformation efforts here have failed and regulations bungled, says Reginald Tshepo Moabelo. Continue reading

OPINION | I quit! Or do I? Can an employee withdraw a resignation?

When does a resignation actually take effect? Can a resignation be unilaterally withdrawn and, if not, what would be required to revive the employment relationship? Continue reading

Eskom's complaint about strict procurement rules has been solved, says Treasury

The National Treasury has responded to Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter's plea to deviate from the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) saying it has been free to do so since 1 April Continue reading