MEC Mashatile is protecting corruption in Emfuleni

It is now clear that either the Gauteng Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) MEC, Paul Mashatile is not in a position to provide or disclose any documents with regards to the projects in Emfuleni Local Municipality or he is protecting the local ANC leadership. The DA submitted written questions…

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Merafong staff caught with their hands in the till

A report on the virtually collapsed Merafong City Local Municipality paints a shocking picture of the current state of affairs. The report indicates that staff at various pay points across the cash-strapped municipality are sticking their hands in the till for various dubious reasons. Staff at the pay points have elected to…

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Gauteng’s 37 forensic investigations expose extent of government rot

In the 2016/17 financial year, 37 forensic audits were commissioned by Gauteng Provincial Government Departments into issues such as procurement irregularities, irregular expenditure, irregular overtime pay and fraud. These investigations encompass ten departments, with some, like the Department of Health having incurred up to eight investigations. The respective departments and…

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MEC hides suspected ICT tender corruption

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi’s office has once again refused the DA access to view the ICT tender documentation at his office in Johannesburg. On Wednesday last week, Khume Ramulifho, the DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Education, upon visiting the MEC’s office, was denied access and told to submit another…

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