SIU recovers R24m of Gauteng health’s R250m irregular PPE tenders

Ledla Structural Development and Royal Bhaca Projects were found to be complicit in rigging

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Mantashe warns of ‘loud’ anti-development movement in SA

SA’s share in global exploration spending has fallen below 1%, despite the country’s rich endowment of mineral resources

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SA slips one position on global corruption index

Country scores 44, placing it 70th on a list of 180 countries covered by Transparency International’s annual rankings

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Survey suggests South Africans are naive about reality of climate change

There is a ‘significant difference between people’s perceptions and the reality of the climate emergency we’re facing in SA’

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Ramaphosa authorises publication of report on corruption in Covid deals

SIU report, which doesn’t include investigations under way after cut-off date, finds 62% of 4,549 contracts that government awarded were irregular

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Cape Town’s Covid-19 camp for homeless ‘incurred R42m irregular spending’

The SIU says the city council’s failure to follow a proper procurement process meant Downings Marquee Rentals ‘profited excessively’

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Health ministry also criticises gender body over Covid-19 claims

The Commission of Gender Equality has been criticised for its controversial view on the potential danger of vaccination for women

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No need to wait for legislation to tackle medical negligence, say experts

Some things, such as the accurate determination of the cause of cerebral palsy, could reduce claims against the state

HCI board blasts criticism of seismic surveys as ‘poppycock’

Investment holding company claims critics of seismic blasting are part of an international campaign to block oil and gas exploration

Ramaphosa right to insist on feasibility of basic income grant, say economists

President urges ‘some form of income support for the poor and unemployed’

Suspended ANC MP Mervyn Dirks heads to court to fight for reinstatement

The former Scopa member claims his suspension is an attempt by party members to subvert parliament’s oversight role

Stowaway defies odds to survive flight from SA to Netherlands

Stowaway discovered by Schiphol authorities after surviving  in wheel section of a cargo plane  despite extreme cold and low oxygen

Clanwilliam Dam delays put R2bn of investment on hold

The completion date for the raising of the dam wall has been pushed back again

Sugar industry sees glimmer of hope

The SA Canegrowers Association warns that the sugar tax, or health promotion levy, has reduced demand and is a major threat to sustainable growth

SIU wins preservation order in AngloGold Ashanti Hospital fraud case

The SIU was tasked to investigate corruption, malpractice, maladministration and irregularities in the procurement of goods and services

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