Government mulls setting up special courts to tackle Covid-19 graft
President Cyril Ramaphosa says measures are being considered to change the tender system
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government is looking into establishing special courts, similar to those set up for the 2010 Soccer World Cup, in a bid to tackle corruption allegations related to Covid-19 procurement.
Responding to questions in the National Assembly on Thursday, Ramaphosa said the state was also considering overhauling the tendering system, cutting out the so-called “tenderpreneurs”. The president said corruption allegations had caused much outrage among the public and MPs, and he himself was incensed...