The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is involved in investigations into irregularities involving R115bn in national government departments, provinces, state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and other state bodies and agencies, the unit’s head advocate Andy Mothibi disclosed on Thursday.

These are non-Covid related investigations. If the R14.3bn of Covid-related investigations that have been finalised, are ongoing or still to commence, the figure shoots up to about R130bn...

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