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Our Greedy Government

Let's make a list of all the corruption and unfair deals our government officials are involved in. The South African government are stealing themselves filthy rich while their own brothers and sister die of hunger. Very much the same as what is happening in Zim.

Lindiwe Sisulus fancy flights pure indulgence
The South African Air Force splurged up to R68 000 an hour to fly the former minister of defence and military veterans, Lindiwe Sisulu, regularly on ultra-luxury Gulfstream jets during the past three years Before Sisulu became minister of public service and administration in June this year, the South African Air Force was chartering Gulfstream jets like taxis for her, frequently ferrying her for up-country trips and back to Cape Town on the same day, according to an inside military source. Last week Sisulu was found to have taken a significant number of flights on chartered jets, but her spokesperson has blamed the R40-million she notched up on trips from 2009 to 2012 on decisions taken by the South African National Defence Force.....
The Reserve Squadron 111 handles VIP and IP (important people) guests and reconnaissance flights. It came under fire from the auditor general in the 2011-2012 financial year for irregular expenditure of R160-million arising from the "sourcing of aircraft".
http://mg.co.za/article/2012-11-09-00-lindiwe-sisulus-fancy-flights-pure-indulgence

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List of wasted money
The following was written by Carla C Viana on Facebook on the TollFreeGP page: Thank you Carla for the detailed lists regarding government corruption and how government is spending and wasting the tax payers money. This is a very long list But worth the time to read through. This list does not even mention the nepotism and all the tender corruptions! Make yourself comfy before you start ;-) Agreed someone has to pay for the upkeep, maintenance and improvement of our grand roads so that we can be proud of our roads when compared to the rest of Africa BUT HOLD ON this anc government and their petrol fuel levies has already been collecting vast billions over many many decades for this exact cost. YOU CAN’T come along now in 2012 and impose your citizens / give us the guilt trip where anc appointees have indeed squandered and depleted the reserves intended for this very cost. Accountability first and foremost and where such wastage and thieving of petrol state coffers was found corrupted, those officials to be removed from their posts and such funds refunded back into the petrol state collected coffers. We the people have long since paid for such improvements - just how was the road accident fund and it's cripplingly multibillion collapse that transpired under the leadership of and when the anc appointees took charge of such petrol levies and state collected mechanisms. If the RAF is anything to go by on - where anc directorship appointees pay themselves and award themselves multi million rand performance bonuses salaried cheques I rest my case. NO VOTE of confidence with those managing such affairs they forced such state petrol collected coffers into bankruptcy and now expect and demand the public must pay.... !!!!!!! Carla C Viana. Here follows the long list of the taxpayers money wasting while the poor are getting poorer every day! And the government still blames poverty on apartheid, while busy enriching themselves!: R 2 million Refurbishing of her government house from the budget of the Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development. Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane [] R 570 000 Seven month stay at top hotel in Pretoria for Nonhlanhla Mkhize and her assistant who were seconded from the KZN Premiers office to the Dept of Women, Children and People with Disabilities Former Minister of Women, Children & People with Disabilities, Noluthando Mayende-Sibiya R 3.7 million A new official residence For National police commissioner Bheki Cele, though several less costly official residences were available in Silverton. National Police Commissioner Bheki Cele [] 15 Oct 2010 R 1.2 million Furnishing for National Commissioner's 'official residence' National Police Commissioner Bheki Cele [] 15 Oct 2010 R 235 000 66 days at the 5-Star Table Bay Hotel by Minister Nathi Mthethwa and eight department officials The Minister also stayed in the Presidential Suite for one night and four body guards in luxury rooms for four nights. Minister of Police Nathi Mthethwa 7 Oct 2009 [] R 2 million Prolonged stay at 5-star Sheraton Hotel in Pretoria while official residence was refurbished Minister of Communications, Roy Padayachie 22 Nov 10 R 32.4 million Over R70 million spent on the President’s 5 official residences over the last 5 years. Jacob Zuma has presided over a large portion of this expenditure since 2009, which totals a minimum of R32.4 million. This number excludes staff salaries for the 5 residences which would add millions more per year. Department of Public Works 3. Cargate - wasteful expenditure on luxury vehicles for politicians - R69 735 000 Cost Details Minister/ Department/ Entity responsible RDP Houses foregone R 2.4 million BMW 750is (X2) at a cost of R1.1 million each plus R150 000 on extras, including items like rear seat entertainment And a sports leather steering wheel Dept of Communications, Minister Siphiwe Nyanda R 1.7 million BMW 730d and Range Rover Sport TDV8 Dept of Education, Minister Angie Motshekga R 11 million The Free State Provincial Cabinet purchased new Mercedes-Benzes for each member (11 in total) 10 Mercedes-Benz S500s &1 Mercendes-Benz S600 for Premier Ace Magashule Free State Provincial Cabinet R 795 000 Mercedes-Benz S350 With extras Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Minister Buyelwa Sonjica R 1.4 million BMW X5 3.0d and BMW X5 Si 3.0 with R202 000 worth of extras Dept of Police, Minister Nathi Mthethwa R 1.3 million Mercedes-Benz S250 (X2) with R150 000 worth of extras each Dept of Science and Technology, Minister Naledi Pandor R 1 million Toyota Prada - R480 000 and BMW X5 - R550 000 North West provinces Moretele Mayor, Asnath Molekwa R 1.1 million BMW 750i Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education R 740 000 BMW X5 Bitou Mayor Lulama Mvimbi R 795 000 Mercedes-Benz S350 Tina Joemat-Petterson, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries R 760 000 Mercedes-Benz E500 Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Health R 820 000 Range Rover HSE Phumulo Masualle, Eastern Cape MEC for Health R 615 000 Audi Q7 3.0 TDI Pemmy Majodina, Eastern Cape MEC for Public Works R 770 000 Mercedes-Benz ML500 Mcebisi Jonas, Eastern Cape MEC for Finance R 620 000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 CDI Sibongile Manana, Mpumalanga MEC for Community Safety R 580 000 Mercedes-Benz ML500 Dikeledi Mahlangu, Mpumalanga MEC for Health R 700 000 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Mohlalefi Mokoena, Mpumalanga MEC for Traditional Affairs R 845 000 BMW X5 Madala Masuku, Mpumalanga MEC for Human Settlements R 730 000 BMW X5 Pinky Kekana, Limpopo MEC for Transport R 880 000 BMW 740i Boitumelo Tshwene, North West MEC for Agriculture R 900 000 BMW 735 Mahlakeng Mahlakeng, North West MEC for Public Works R 900 000 Mercedes-Benz GL500 Desbo Sefanyetso, North West MEC for Housing R 875 000 Mercedes-Benz GL500 Johannes Tselapedi, North West MEC for Education R 795 000 Audi Q7 4.2 Grace Pampiri, North West MEC for Sports and Culture R 890 000 BMW X6 Gordon Kegakilwe, North West MEC for Local Govt R 1.5 million BMW 550is (X2) Thokozile Xasa, Deputy Minister of Tourism see R 720 000 BMW 550i Sedan Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Paul Matashile R 1.6 million Mercedes Benz GL320 CDI for Pretoria office and Audi Q7 4.2 TDI for Cape Town office Deputy Minister of Communications, Dina Pule R 670 000 Mercedes-Benz E350 Deputy minister of Public Enterprises Enoch Godongwana R 900 000 BMW X5 4.8 with extras Dept of Water and Environment Affairs Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi R 1.2 million BMW 7 Series with extras Minister in the Presidency, Trevor Manuel R 575 000 BMW 530d Deputy Minister of Human Settlements R 660 000 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2 Minister in the Presidency R 750 000 Mercedes-Benz ML500 Deputy Minister Minister of Trade and Industry Ntuli R 2.4 million Audi Q7 (X4) Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform R 7 million Fleet of Mercedes-Benz cars including four E-class sedans Minister of Defence Lindiwe Sisulu 2010 R 6 million Fleet of Mercedes-Benz ML 4x4s for traditional kings Eastern Cape Provincial Government R 2 million Six Mercedes-Benz E-class cars for members of the Zulu Royal Family KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government R 850 000 Two Mitsubishi Pajero 4x4s for members of Eastern Cape House of Traditional Affairs Eastern Cape Provincial Government R 1.1 million Three Toyota Fortuner 4x4s for executive members of the Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders Eastern Cape Provincial Government R 1.2 million BMW 750i with extras Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane R 1.4 million BMW X5 3.0d and a Mercedes-Benz E350 CDI Minister of Public Service and Administration Richard Baloyi R 1.4 million Two BMW X5 3.0Ds Minister of Police Nathi Mthethwa 4 Aug 2009 R 1.6 million BMW 740i with extras, and Mercedes-Benz ML500 with extras Deputy Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula R 2.3 million Audi Q7 4.2 TDi Quattro Tiptronic, Mercedes Benz S320CDI, Two Volkswagen Toauregs (X2) Minister of Co-operative Governance & Traditional Affairs, Sicelo Schiceka (& Deputy) 30 Oct 2009 4. Party gate - wasteful expenditure on parties, conferences and other events - R160 870 000 Cost Details Minister/ Department/ Entity responsible RDP Houses foregone R 10.6 million Inauguration party for Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Zweli Mkhize May 2009 R 7 million Opening of the Free State legislature Dept of the Premier, the Free State Provincial Govt June 2009 R 300 000 A project launch celebration party Department of Rural Development and Land Reform R 350 000 End-of-year function for 150 department officials Minister of Labour Mdladlana Dec 2009 R 40 million National Police Day, involving the summoning of one out of every three police officers in the country to Bloemfontein. Minister has refused in parliamentary questions to confirm exact amount spent. R40m is a conservative estimate based both on figures made available to us by senior police officials. Minister of Police Jan 2010 R 920 000 Ten SETAs threw parties to celebrate the tabling of their annual reports: BANKSETA - R 104 709 , CHIEFA - R 47 485 , FASSET - R 235 885 , FOODBEV - R 16 500 , INSETA - R 9 513 , MAPPP - R 22 681 , MQA - R 150 000 , MERSETA - R 242 251 , SERVICES SETA - R 31 000 , W&RSETA - R 58 072 , TOTAL - R 918 097 Minister of Labour 2009 R165 000 Performance of Lady Salsa - show to commemorate the establishment of bilateral relations between South Africa and Cuba. This included nearly R 20 000 of state funds spent on the bar and drinks vouchers, R 25 000 spent on the venue, and R 60 000 on purchasing tickets to the show for the 150 guests. Minister of Arts and Culture July 2009 R2.7 million Trips by Armscor executives to international arms exhibitions with their wives staying at 5-star hotels and flying first class, while the SOE is in financial straits Armscor and Minister of Defence 2009 R2.6 million Several National Departments held unnecessary budget vote parties: Arts and Culture R 223 281 , Basic Education R 267 000 , Correctional Services R 101 594 , Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs R 67 768 , Energy: R 412 077 , Health (two parties) R R65 639 , Home Affairs R52 365 , Human Settlements R 114 184 , International Relations R 160 440 , Police R 56 695 , Justice and Constitutional Development R 24 323 , Public Service and Administration R104 407 , Public Works R84 240 , Science and Technology R 33 000 , Social Development R 180 026 , Sports & Recreation R 105 000 , State Security R 41 558 , Trade and Industry / Economic Development R 43 000 , Transport R 461 228 = R 2 597 825 Various Departments June 2009 R585 000 Womens Day Celebration in Soweto which did not benefit commuters Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), Dept of Transport R350 000 End-of-year function for 150 department officials Jimmy Manyi, DG of Dept of Labour Dec 2009 R5.7 million Golden handshake to music producer Lebo Morake to walk away from World Cup opening and closing ceremony project City of Johannesburg June 2010 R300 000 Party to celebrate executive mayor Gwen Ramokgopa's State of the City address and a gala dinner at the Pretoria City Hall Tshwane Metro Council March 2010 R1.2 million Luncheon commemorating the re-opening of the Camden Coal Power Station, feeding 300 delegates (including President Zuma) Minister Barbara Hogan and Eskom CEO Brian Dames R83 million The National Youth Development Agency’s anti-imperialism conference, sponsored by The Presidency (R 29 million) and National Lotteries Board (R 40 million) along with smaller amounts from the DTI and Arts and Culture. NYDA, The Presidency and the Dept of Trade & Industry 13 Dec 2010 R2.5 million Party thrown by SASSA for Jacob Zuma using RDP funds Fezile Makiwane, head of SASSA 17 May 2009 R2.6 million The DPSA spent R54 million on 22 conferences during the period 1 January 2006 to 30 September 2009. Within the first few months of the Zuma administration, it had already spent R 2 576 000. On Dept of Public Service and Administration 5. Ticketgate - wasteful expenditure on tickets to sports events and other entertainment - R196 975 000 Cost Details RDP Houses foregone R16.2 million World Cup Tickets: National Departments: International Relations (200 tickets) R 10 297 500 , Science and Technology (12) R 25 200 , Tourism (180) R 1 127 129, Trade and Industry (320) R 4 738 960, Total (712) R 16 188 789 R116.5 million World Cup Tickets: State Entities: Airport Companies South Africa (170 tickets) R 4 760 000 Air Traffic and Navigation Services (143) R 1 400 000 CEF Group (1 224) R 12 865 375 CSIR (20) R 314 991 Development Bank of SA (300) R 2 348 897 Denel (48) R 256 000 Eskom (1 080) R 12 273 518 GEMS (25) R 65 400 IDC (2 734) R 12 000 000 Mhlathuze Water Board (1 Hospitality box) R 1 900 000 NERSA (2) R 2 240 Onderstepoort Biological Products (12) R 24 000 PetroSA (1000) R 12 500 000 PRASA (4 570) R 10 800 000 Road Accident Fund (600) R 1 821 405 SAA (1 633) R 22 500 000 SABC (2 190) R 3 332 250 SAMSA (40) R 2 226 989 SAPO (800) R 800 000 Sentech (96) R 1 067 325 Transnet (962) R 13 344 209 Total (17 650) R 116 512 597 R12.3 million World Cup Tickets: Provinces Eastern Cape R 280 000 Free State R 6.8 million Gauteng R 4 million Mpumalanga R 1.2 million Total R 12 280 000 R 20.7 million World Cup Tickets: Municipalities Johannesburg R 4.5 million (with paraphernalia) Mangaung R 15 million Mbombela R 730 000 Tshwane R 500 000 Total R 20 730 000 R4.1 million World Cup Paraphernalia: National Departments Arts & Culture R 175,027 Cooperative Gov & Traditional Affairs R 4,231 Defence & Military Veterans R 22,900 Health R 964,764 Justice & Constitutional Development R 1,143,324 Mineral Resources R 30,000 Police R 386,725 Presidency R 84,994 Public Enterprises R 4,694 Public Works R 166,747 Science & Technology R 50,474 Social Development R 11,000 Sports & Recreation R 871,870 Transport R 144,781 Total R 4 061 531 R 21.3 million World Cup Paraphernalia: Public Entities Book, charge and REFUND then we talk and never the other way around!!!! REFRAIN from attempting to silence and close down such whistle blowers, reporters and journalists and your taxed South African citizens!!! R 32 million Cost of 10% of the value of a major housing project for cancelling contract due to inadequate research prior to awarding the tender Department of Public Works ~ R 35 000 The Gauteng Commissioner of Correctional Services undertook a series of trips of little or no relevance to her mandate as Commissioner. The trips included hiring a Mercedes Benz at a cost of R2 000 per day and attending the Grahamstown Festival. Department of Correctional Services; Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula R 90 000 The North West Education Department spent about R90 000 to pamper their officials at a day spa North West Education MEC Johannes Tselapedi R 3 million Sending a 200-strong delegation including councillors, a netball team, cultural ensemble, choir and soccer team to Lusaka to attend Zambia’s Independence Day celebrations. Mayor Zoleka Capa of OR Tambo Municipality R 3.6 million VIP protection costing R 300 000 per month for ANC Youth League President Julius Malema from November 2009 to October 2010 South African Police Service R 9.5 million Dedicated DoD VIP lounge at OR Tambo International Airport for use by Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, department officials and official guests. Department of Defence R 3 million Statue of Shaka Zulu for Durban’s new King Shaka International Airport KZN Premier Zweli Mkhize R 1.5 million Statue of an elephant that was removed because it resembled the emblem of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) eThekwini municipality R 6.8 million 6333 traffic fines incurred by the SA diplomatic staff in London. Dept of International Relations & Cooperation R 935 000 Paid to Queenstown education district chief education specialist Mzwandile Bula despite the latter failing to turn up to work for two years in a row Eastern Cape Education Department R 14.9 million Rivoningo Magazine (a SAPS magazine) 50 000 copies per quarter over 21 months, at an average cost of R37 per magazine. SAPS [] 15 Oct 10 R 160 000 Payment above and beyond the statutory salary of National Commissioner of Correctional Service, Tom Moyane Dept of Correctional Services [see 3 Oct 10 statement by Lennit Max] R 11.7 million R11.7 million was spent on a cancellation fee for reserved heads of state accommodation for an African Diaspora Summit. Department of International Relations and Cooperation R 155 000 Sponsorship of former Portfolio Committee Chair on Public Enterprises, Vytjie Mentor, on trip to China Transnet 7 Dec 10 [] R 76 million Four Department of Transport Conferences of which R 12 million was spent on VIP shuttle services alone Department of Transport 10 Mar 2010 [] R 50 million Misappropriation of Parliamentary funds for personal expenditure on luxury homes and hotel stays Parliament 2 Dec 2009 R 15.5 million The National Lottery, in probable contravention of the law, paid out a total of R15.5m to the Jazz Foundation of South Africa, even though the CEO of the Foundation - Mr Leabua (Oupa) Salemane - is also a member of the Lotto’s Arts and Culture Distributing Agency. Department of Trade and Industry, Minister Rob Davies R 75 million For Presidential inauguration President Jacob Zuma 29 April 2009 [] R 23.7 million For defending department against lawsuits emanating from individuals being denied services Dept of Home Affairs 12 Oct 2010 [] R 20.6 million Charter flights booked by the Presidency for former President Mbeki. Revealed in DA parliamentary reply. Presidency Mind-blowing stuff! There should not be one single person homeless or hungry in SA. Government HAS (or had) the money to help the poor!!! They will not get one extra cent tax money (in whatever way or means) from my purse before this out of control spending has stopped. No wonder government wants to silence the media they don’t want information like the above and the now pension fund scandal surrounding the e-toll system to leak out!! The above list is not even complete!! DID YOU EVEN CONSIDER FOR ONE MOMENT TO BUY AN E-TAG AND WITH THAT GESTURE GIVE YOUR SUPPORT TO E-TOLLING and indirectly to a corrupt government who doesn’t give a darn about the poor?
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Loan ranger: Roux Shabangu banked on connections
Roux Shabangu, the businessman at the centre of the R1.7-billion police headquarters leasing scandal, has a history of using political and family connections to make millions from South African taxpayers. Mail & Guardian investigations reveal details of how, before grabbing at lucrative and questionable state leasing opportunities, Shabangu positioned himself in 2006 to benefit from R130-million in Land Bank loans. They were part of an "irregular" R1-billion Land Bank loan book that is still being investigated by the Hawks.......
http://mg.co.za/article/2011-10-14-shabangu-banked-on-connections

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Luxury yacht goes missing in Cape Town
The firebrand Free State MEC for police, roads and transport is embroiled in a debt scandal involving Mmamolanewane Accommodation Holdings, which owes millions on the catamaran. Komphela, who until June was an MP and the chairman of parliament's portfolio committee on sport, is a director and shareholder of Mmamolanewane. The firm landed a lucrative contract in 2008 to provide a backup ferry service to Robben Island, but the deal was scrapped after Mmamolanewane failed to produce a boat. The Sunday Times has established that Mmamolanewane owes millions on the catamaran, Tropico, which has been sitting for two years in the Elliot Basin in Cape Town harbour.
http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2011/09/25/luxury-yacht-goes-missing-in-cape-town

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Mac Maharaj: The 'foul secret' that has torn sister from sister
Maharaj has always refused to answer media questions about the payments. And when the Mail & Guardian sought to publish details of an in-camera interview under oath with the Scorpions in which he gave answers at odds with the facts, he laid a criminal complaint. He is also opposing a court application for permission to publish details of the interview.
http://mg.co.za/article/2013-02-01-00-mac-maharaj-the-foul-secret-that-has-torn-sister-from-sister

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Malema got four deals in one month
ANC Youth League president Julius Malema's company, SGL Engineering Projects, was handed at least four multimillion-rand contracts in just one month in his home town of Polokwane, Limpopo. City Press can exclusively disclose how SGL was awarded tenders worth more than R6m last year by the Polokwane municipality. Malema, who owns a R1m home in the city, grew up in nearby Seshego.
http://www.fin24.com/Business/Malema-got-four-deals-in-one-month-20100307

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Malema linked to dirty firm
Eleftheriades’s Medicare Process Technologies and Malema’s Blue Nightingale Trading 61 are partners in Tshumisano Waste Management, a consortium that won a lucrative ­contract for the removal and treatment of medical waste from Limpopo’s ­hospitals and clinics. Blue Nightingale, of which Malema is the sole director, owns a 3% stake in Tshumisano. Malema yesterday denied that he was Eleftheriades’s business partner, saying he did not even know who ­Thermopower or Medicare Process Technologies were.
http://www.citypress.co.za/SouthAfrica/Malema-linked-to-dirty-firm-20100718

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Malema profits from govt tenders
ANC Youth League president Julius Malema's lavish lifestyle is being bankrolled by lucrative government contracts awarded to his companies, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday. Some of the multi-million rand tenders awarded to Malema's companies were from Limpopo, his home province, the paper reported.
http://www.fin24.com/Business/Malema-profits-from-govt-tenders-20100221

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Mandela's fugitive son-in-law in coal deal
NELSON Mandela's fugitive son-in-law has landed a R500m coal mining deal with the ANC's investment front, Chancellor House, according to a Sunday Times report. Isaac Kwame Amuah, who is wanted on rape and assault charges in Hartford, Connecticut, has evaded US law enforcement authorities for 17 years. Sunday Times reported one of Amuah’s companies, ORS Holdings, is central in a consortium that bought a coal mine in Swaziland from mining giant Xstrata Alloys, in a R500m deal.
http://www.miningmx.com/news/energy/Mandela-fugitive-son-in-law-in-coal-deal.htm

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Minister in R70bn tender fix
Social Development Minister Zola Skweyiya is in a quandary after his wife received 45 800 shares from ANC tycoon and fellow NEC member Tokyo Sexwale's Batho Bonke empowerment scheme. Skweyiya is in a fix because Batho Bonke is an empowerment partner of Allpay, an Absa subsidiary that has shown an interest in disbursing R70bn a year to more than 12 million social grant recipients in the nine provinces. The winner of the tender will make R3 billion a year. Social development spokesperson Lakela Kaunda says the tender is still being processed.
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/Minister-in-R70bn-tender-fix-20080427

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Minister's boyfriend paid R6 million for four days' work
Communications minister Dina Pule's boyfriend was paid R6-million in management fees for the ICT Indaba after her department apparently forced the conference organiser to hire him. This emerges from two secret documents seen by the Sunday Times: a forensic report by law firm Werksmans for MTN, and an affidavit that conference organiser Carol Bouwer submitted to parliament's ethics committee. This means Pule's boyfriend, Phosane Mngqibisa, was paid nearly the same for a four-day event as the R6.4-million basic salary paid to former Telkom CEO Pinky Moholi for a year's work - and more than twice the R2.66-million paid to President Jacob Zuma last year.
http://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2013/02/03/minister-s-boyfriend-paid-r6-million-for-four-days-work

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Minister's firm got R68m deal
A company partly owned by Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda was allegedly unlawfully awarded a R67.8m tender by the Gauteng roads and transport department, the DA said on Thursday.
http://www.fin24.com/Business/Ministers-firm-got-R68m-deal-DA-20100318

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Missing pensions may lead to prosecution
Print Cape Town - Those involved in the alleged misinvestment of hundreds of millions of rands of clothing workers' provident fund money – which is being forensically investigated – could be criminally prosecuted. There is concern that the retirement monies of thousands of clothing workers who are members of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (Sactwu) could be irretrievably lost. Over the weekend Sake24 reported that Cape company Canyon Springs Investments 12 – which received some of the money and is allegedly unable to repay more than R100m – has been put into provisional liquidation. One of the directors of Canyon Springs is the wife of Enoch Godongwana, Deputy Minister of Economic Development. Court documents state that his family apparently owns an equal stake in the business
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/Missing-pensions-may-lead-to-prosecution-20110620

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Mmemezi misused more public funds
Johannesburg - Former Gauteng local government MEC Humphrey Mmemezi used public funds to build a wall and upgrade security systems at his private residence while in office,the Democratic Alliance said on Tuesday. "In his 2011/2012 report, Auditor General Terence Nombembe found that Mmemezi spent money from the department to upgrade his security at home.
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/DA-Mmemezi-misused-more-public-funds-20121106

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More Maharaj revelations come to light
President Jacob Zuma's spokesperson Mac Maharaj stands accused of receiving millions in bribes from French arms maker Thales, the company that will be at the centre of the government's arms deal inquiry next year, the Sunday Times reported. The paper said that an investigation had uncovered that Schabir Shaik, Zuma's former financial adviser who was convicted of corruption in the arms deal trial, was the conduit used by Thales to channel the money to Maharaj's wife Zarina. The paper said it had obtained a consultancy agreement between Thales predecessor Thompson CSF and Shaik's company Minderley Investments, registered in the British Virgin Islands. The Sunday Times said the agreement shows that secret payments totalling 1.2-million French francs (R2.3-million) went from the arms dealer's French bank to offshore bank accounts belonging to Maharaj's wife Zarina two months before her husband's department awarded the French company a controversial credit card licence tender worth R265-million.
http://mg.co.za/article/2011-11-20-more-maharaj-revelations-come-to-light

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Mugabe circle loot diamonds
Victoria Falls - At least $2bn worth of diamonds have been stolen from Zimbabwe's eastern diamond fields and have enriched President Robert Mugabe's ruling circle, international gem dealers and criminals, according to an organisation leading the campaign against conflict diamonds.
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/Mugabe-circle-loot-diamonds-report-20121112

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Municipal auditors intimidated, told to cover up corruption
Auditors examining municipalities have been intimidated and instructed to cover up evidence of corruption, the Internal Audit Association of SA has told the Sunday Independent. "In some cases, auditors are given instructions that 'you will sweep this under the carpet,'" Claudelle von Eck, the association's CEO, was quoted as saying. "It becomes worrying because internal auditors are meant to be the whistle-blowers." She said some members had reported intimidation, but the association had no power to intervene. Auditor General Terence Nombembe revealed on Monday that only 5% of municipalities obtained clean audit reports in the 2011/2012 financial year.
http://mg.co.za/article/2012-07-29-municipal-auditors-intimidated-told-to-cover-up-corruption

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Municipalities misuse of money rockets
Pretoria - Misappropriation of municipal funds has, according to the latest report by the Auditor-General (AG) increased dramatically, but the situation might be even worse than it currently appears. Unauthorised, irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure by municipalities rose 77% in the financial year to end-June 2010 – and this is probably an underestimate. A full R9.2bn was lost to service delivery in this manner. The comparative amount in the previous financial year was R5.2bn.
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/Municipalities-misuse-of-money-rockets-20110630

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New minister faces mining rights conflict
South Africa’s new deputy minister of mineral resources is the owner of mining companies and has secured diamond prospecting rights in Northern Cape. Godfrey Oliphant, formerly chairperson of Parliament’s portfolio committee on public works, was sworn in two weeks ago as deputy minister of the department in charge of issuing mining rights. Oliphant was appointed as part of President Jacob Zuma’s overhaul of the executive. “In the same week that I was sworn in, I gave instructions to my attorney to effect my resignation from all these entities,” he told City Press this week. But even if he resigns as a ­director of Letsema Mining, Letsema Diamonds and Slangheuwel Diamond Recovery, ­Oliphant still faces a conflict of ­interest through his shareholding in these companies.
http://www.citypress.co.za/Politics/News/New-minister-faces-mining-rights-conflict-20101114

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Nkandlagate: Zuma claims ignorance
President Jacob Zuma has defended the multi-million rand government splurge on his Nkandla homestead, saying he doesn’t know how much it cost. He also said building a home and putting in place security measures in rural areas is more expensive than in urban areas. Asked about the matter at a business breakfast in Midrand organised by The New Age this morning, Zuma said, “I don’t know how much it costs”....Nxesi has refused to disclose the cost of the upgrades to Zuma’s homestead, but reports have put the spend so far at R238 million.
http://www.citypress.co.za/Politics/News/Nkandlagate-Zuma-claims-ignorance-20121011

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NW premier to splurge R1.1m on new luxury car
North West’s Premier Maureen Modiselle will soon be the recipient of a brand-new R1.1 million BMW 750i, while her old BMW is gathering dust at a panelbeater’s premises. The BMW 730d (registration ONE NW) has done 93 085km. It was bought for about R900 000 in 2008. The car was damaged in a minor accident in February. The air bags were not activated during the accident, but the front bumper, grille and headlamps were damaged. Brian’s Auto Body Shop in Mafikeng says it would have cost about R117 000 to fix the damage. However, the car has been standing idle for five months at the body shop, chalking up R21 600 in ­unpaid storage fees.
http://www.citypress.co.za/SouthAfrica/NW-premier-to-splurge-R11m-on-new-luxury-car-20100718

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Nyanda gets ‘spy’ tender
Sizwe Sama Yende
A company partly owned by the family of Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda was given a R20 million contract last October to investigate service delivery protests in Mpumalanga. Now a report by Abalozi ­Security Risk Advisory Services (formerly GNS Risk Advisory Services) to the provincial ­government allegedly implicates political rivals of Premier David Mabuza as the instigators and funders of the service delivery unrest that has engulfed the province since February last year.
The report has been kept ­secret since March.
http://www.citypress.co.za/SouthAfrica/News/Nyanda-gets-spy-tender-20100815

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Nyanda sidesteps corruption row
Nyanda has been in the spotlight recently after allegations surfaced that he had spent R500 000 on lavish hotels, has a 50% stake in General Nyanda Security Advisory Services, which has won tenders worth about R123 million, and owns shares worth R80 000 in mobile operator MTN. Transnet Freight Rail CEO Siyabonga Gama was recently sacked, after being found guilty of irregularly awarding a R19 million tender to General Nyanda Security Advisory Services. However, the value of the contract spiralled beyond the initial R19 million, and GNS was paid R55 million in total, over a 20-month period, after the contract was signed in December 2007, according to public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan, who replied to questions in Parliament, in December.
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Oilgate 2: R1bn scandal rocks PetroSA
Top managers at PetroSA ordered irregular payments of R200-million during a feeding frenzy at the national oil company that involved a well-connected lawyer and a fund manager, detailed evidence suggests. They also appear to have risked another R800-million in potential liabilities, raising the total in questionable spending decisions to a ballpark R1-billion. Allegations that some of the ­payments involved kickbacks remain unproven, but a former director has told the police he believes anti-corruption laws were broken, and ama­Bhungane has found evidence of a large, unexplained payout to an unidentified third party. AmaBhungane has reconstructed the events, which focus on the 10-month tenure of acting chief executive Yekani Tenza, from interviews with well-placed individuals, copies of documentary evidence and the former director's affidavits to the police.
http://mg.co.za/article/2013-04-26-00-r1bn-scandal-rocks-petrosa

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Parliament unanswered questions
...Generally dealing with sensitive topics, they include: A question to President Jacob Zuma, published six months ago, on February 10, asking whether he was aware of reports that diamonds mined at Zimbabwe's Marange and Chiadzwa diamond fields were being sold outside the Kimberley Process to fund Zanu-PF, and the government's position on such sales. Zuma was also asked about the government's official stance on human rights abuses at Marange and Chiadzwa. A question to Public Works Minister Gwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde, published more than five months ago, on March 7, about the cost of renovating Zuma's Tuynhuys residence and office, including the total cost of furniture and interior designers used for the office. A question to Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi, published four months ago, on April 21, about when the report into the baby deaths at the East London Hospital Complex would be finalised and released. A question to Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa, published on July 29, about the status of the police investigation into the Special Investigating Unit and its head, Willie Hofmeyr, as well as the case number, when the case was opened and the police station at which it was registered, the identity of the complainant and the charges....
http://mg.co.za/article/2011-08-26-parliaments-unanswered-questions

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Plum Gupta job for Zuma fiancée
Jacob Zuma’s fiancée, Gloria Bongi Ngema, has landed a job working for the Gupta family, the Mail & Guardian can reveal. It also appears the president's wealthy friends may have facilitated the purchase of the bride-to-be’s R5,2-million home in Pretoria’s most exclusive suburb -- although this has been denied. Investigations by the M&G have revealed that Ngema, who is due to become the president's sixth wife, heads the communications and marketing department at JIC Mining Services, which is majority-owned by the Guptas' Oakbay Investments.
http://mg.co.za/article/2011-03-18-plum-gupta-job-for-zuma-fiance

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Presidents new jet an extravagance
The R1.6bn that the state is expected to spend on two new long range jets for the President Jacob Zuma and his deputy is "simply wrong", the DA said on Sunday. "The fact is that it is simply wrong to spend R1.6bn on business jets when millions of people in our country do not have housing, health or access to basic services," Democratic Alliance MP David Maynier said in a statement. The department of defence confirmed that a tender was out for the purchase of two new business jets for the exclusive use of Zuma and deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe, this after technical problems on VIP flights. "It is an outrageous extravagance for President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to each have dedicated long-range business jets," said Maynier...
http://www.fin24.com/Companies/TravelAndLeisure/DA-Presidents-new-jet-an-extravagance-20111106

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R25bn down the drain
Johannesburg - R24.8bn – to be exact. That’s the bill for unauthorised, irregular, fruitless and wasteful spending by provincial departments and entities. That’s what Auditor General (AG) Terence Nombembe and his team found during their 2011/12 audit – and it’s almost R4bn more than the previous review. Shockingly, Nombembe and his team audited 29 fewer departments and entities, but the bill for provincial misspending still soared. And, the AG has warned, this misuse of public funds has “become the norm”. Nombembe blamed lax internal controls, weak political leadership and a disregard for procurement rules as major contributors to the massive bill. The biggest provincial offenders were the North West government, with R4.165bn; KwaZulu-Natal, which incurred R3 993bn; and Free State, with R3 255bn.
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/R25bn-down-the-drain-20130317

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Ramos 'heir' faces tender charges
Transnet's strongest candidate to succeed Maria Ramos as chief executive is currently embroiled in a disciplinary hearing. The latest charge against Siyabonga Gama apparently relates to fraud in the awarding of a tender to buy 212 locomotives.
http://www.fin24.com/Companies/Ramos-heir-faces-tender-charges-20090831

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Reveal Hitachi share value
However, Motau said the announcement had come too late and he wanted the ruling party to divulge how much it would earn from the sale of shares in Hitachi. "The fact is that even by selling their shares in Hitachi Power Africa within the next six weeks, as Phosa has now stated that Chancellor House will do, the ANC will stand to make an enormous profit on the deal," he said. "Matthews Phosa must go further and say how much the ANC has benefited from Hitachi's taxpayer-funded share rise.
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/DA-Reveal-Hitachi-share-value-20100411

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SAA to sue Ngqula for R31m
"This R27 million was in excess of the maximum financial limit and such excesses were not authorised by the board," said Carolus. The board would also seek to recover R3.3m for the hiring of hospitality suites in various sports stadiums, and institute action to regain at least R500 000 spent on free junkets for Ngqula's friends. "Against advice given to him both internally and externally, he signed these leases for suites that were seldom utilised," Carolus said. "He (also) organised overseas trips for friends and associates to the 2006 FIFA World Cup, the Rugby World Cup in 2007 and the ATP Tennis Tournament in 2008.
http://fin24.com/Companies/SAA-to-sue-Ngcula-for-R31m-20100720

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Selebi guilty
Former national commissioner of police Jackie Selebi has been found guilty of corruption. He was found not guilty on a charge of defeating the ends of justice. Judgment was delivered in the South Gauteng High Court this morning. 2010-07-02
http://www.citypress.co.za/TopStories/Selebi-guilty-20100702

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Sentech hijacked
Johannesburg - Ntumba Incorporated, the auditors of a company owned by Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda, is at the centre of financial mismanagement and irregular expenditure allegations at Sentech. Sentech, the loss-making state-owned broadcast signal distributor, also falls under Nyanda's watch. City Press is in possession of documents that show that auditors Melusi Ntumba and Vhonani Mathebula authorised six payments to the tune of R1.1m to themselves and a board member who hired them. This took place while suspended chief financial officer Mohammed Cassim was still on the parastatal's payroll.
In a clear breach of the Public Finance Management Act and corporate governance rules, Ntumba and Mathebula authorised payments to Mesuli Dhlamini, a Sentech board member. Dhlamini has been receiving a monthly consulting fee of R150 000 since joining the broadcast signal distributor as a non-executive director in April. Soon after Dhlamini was appointed chairperson of the Sentech board turnaround subcommittee, he appointed Ntumba Incorporated in May to assist the ailing parastatal with its turnaround strategy at a cost of R300 000 a month for a three-month stint.
http://fin24.com/Companies/Sentech-hijacked-20100801

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Shiceka: Death of a self-contradictory comrade
The epitaph of former cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister Sicelo Shiceka, who died in the Eastern Cape on Monday at the age of 45, should possibly read: Here lies one of the most corrupt politicians in South Africa. Shiceka was axed by President Jacob Zuma in October last year after he was accused by public protector Thuli Madonsela of spending more than R1-million in travel expenses for himself, staff and friends -- in violation of the executive ethics code. According to a Sunday Times report, Shiceka flew family and girlfriends using public funds. During the trip to Switzerland, Shiceka spent R335 000 flying first class with his personal assistant and further spent R32 000 to hire a chauffeur-driven limo for the prison visit. And, while on sick leave last year, he tried to get his department to pay a hotel bill for his stay in Maseru, Lesotho, where he spent four nights with his mother and bodyguard, Bheki Mthethwa after which the bill was inflated from R25 277 to R357 120.
http://mg.co.za/article/2012-04-30-shiceka-death-of-a-selfcontradictory-comrade

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Sicelo Shiceka: philandering and corrupt minister - 1966-2012
Sicelo Shiceka, former minister of cooperative governance and traditional affairs who died in Mthatha on April 30 at the age of 45, had the potential to become an outstanding political leader, but instead became a notorious philanderer and high-living abuser of the public purse....
http://www.timeslive.co.za/sundaytimes/2012/05/06/sicelo-shiceka-philandering-and-corrupt-minister---1966-2012

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SITA scandals return
Just over a year ago, the minister charged two of the three – Nthite and Mthimunye – to form two-thirds of a “tripartite acting CEO team” while the department sought a permanent CEO. The rotating team was to lead the organisation through the execution of a turnaround strategy. At the time, the joint leadership was mandated with turning the toxic situation around, which came to light when a risk assessment report on SITA's procurement processes uncovered large-scale irregularities and corruption plaguing the organisation. The report was handed to Baloyi in April last year. To date, he has yet to publicly comment on the findings or announce a plan of action, bar the appointment of the three-member CEO team, which was put in place in direct response to the red flags raised by the report.
http://www.itweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=35680

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Speak on Eskom-ANC link - ACDP
The African National Congress, through its Chancellor House investment company, reportedly holds a 25% stake - worth an estimated R5.7bn - in Hitachi Power Africa, which is part of a consortium that has been awarded contracts to supply boilers to the new power stations.
http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/Politics/Speak-on-EskomANC-link-ACDP-20100215

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State spent R21.1bn irregularly
Cape Town - Government departments and entities last year racked up irregular spending of R21.1bn Deputy Auditor General Kimi Makwetu said on Wednesday. National departments were responsible for R2.286bn of that total, Makwetu told Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa). Most of the irregular spending was not identified by the departments themselves but by the AG's office. Provincial departments were guilty of a collective R16.2bn in irregular spending, while public entities contributed R2.5bn and legislatures R53m. Makwetu said irregular expenditure often went hand in hand with flawed procurement, which in turn was often a case of state officials or close family securing tenders.........
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/AG-State-spent-R211bn-irregularly-20111019

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State still wasting millions - AG
Cape Town - Government departments and public entities showed "marginal improvements" in the way they managed their finances in the past year, but still incurred hundreds of millions of rands in irregular expenditure. Auditor General Terence Nombembe said that a trend had emerged with a movement to "unqualified audit reports" which showed that "some action was being taken". The report says R831m of irregular expenditure was identified by departments in 2009/10, while R898m of irregular expenditure was identified at public entities. Some 13 departments and 58 public entities incurred fruitless and wasteful expenditure of R27.6m and R116m respectively. The report found 26 public entities incurred material losses and impairment of assets of R2.5bn, of which R1.5bn relates to the Petroleum, Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa.
http://fin24.com/Economy/State-still-wasting-millions-AG-20110119

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Tender scandal brews at Telkom
A controversial multimillion rand tender for the distribution of all Telkom's products throughout the country was awarded last year to a company that has ties with Telkom's corporate head, Mandla Ngcobo. In addition, Value SA - the company to which the tender worth at least R10m a year was awarded - only came fourth in the final evaluation of tenders by Telkom.
http://www.fin24.com/Companies/Tender-scandal-brews-at-Telkom-20060331

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The ANCs Naughty Executive Committee
See a list of the ANCs Naughty Executive Committee
http://www.extraordinaire.co.za/search/The-ANC-s-Naughty-Executive-Committee.pdf

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To hell with the media - Phosa
"To hell with the media!" This was the reaction of Mathews Phosa, the ANC's treasurer-general, on Thursday to questions about an expected cash injection for the party as a result of higher electricity tariffs. He dismissed questions about Chancellor House - the ANC's investment company which has a 25% share in a company which is helping to build two power stations for Eskom - as "spiteful" and "unfair".
http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/Politics/To-hell-with-the-media-Phosa-20100225

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Tokyo Sexwales prints all over R10-billion tender
Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale's fingerprints are all over the R10-billion tender for the countrywide payment of social grants -- in both the adjudication and the BEE consortium belatedly cut into the winning bidder. But Sexwale's company, Mvelaphanda Holdings, flatly denies that he has any actual interest in the BEE consortium. The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) announced on January 17 that it had awarded the social grants tender to Cash Paymaster Services (CPS). The award was formalised in a contract two weeks later -- but only after CPS's parent company, Net1 UEPS Technologies, had announced an agreement to transfer 20% of its shares to a "broad-based" BEE consortium.
http://mg.co.za/article/2012-03-23-sexwales-prints-all-over-r10bn-tender

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Tokyos tax cuts Absa BEE benefit
Hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries' joy when Absa Bank's Batho Bonke empowerment consortium distributes R2-billion at the end of the month will be tempered by a "tax for Tokyo" – a deep cut in their proceeds that, it has emerged, they owe to presidential hopeful Tokyo Sexwale and his partners.
http://mg.co.za/article/2012-11-16-00-tokyos-tax-cuts-absa-bee-benefit

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Tolls: Cosatu cashes in
Johannesburg - Trade union federation Cosatu, an outspoken critic of toll roads, ­secretly benefits from a construction company involved in building new highways. City Press can reveal that ­Cosatu’s investment arm, Kopano Ke Matla, has shares in Raubex, a construction company that won a tender to build one of Gauteng’s highways that are now being tolled to pay for the construction. Kopano benefited from the building of the R21, which forms part of the Gauteng Freeway ­Improvement Project. Raubex received R800m for the project, which meant ­Kopano cashed in R24m due to its shareholding of 3% in the construction company. Raubex also bid for the second phase of the project as well as the N1/N2 Winelands toll roads in the Western Cape. Raubex lost out on both bids. The non-executive chairperson of Raubex, Collin Matjila, is also the chief executive of ­Kopano Ke Matla
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/Tolls-Cosatu-cashes-in-20120401-2

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Top cops probed for tender fraud
Johannesburg - A high-level investigation by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has so far linked 115 senior police managers to tenders awarded by the police service. The probe which was authorised by President Jacob Zuma last year has also identified 215 instances of “possible” conflict of interest in the awarding of tenders by police senior manage-ment. The tenders form part of contracts worth an estimated R3 billion under review by the unit. SIU spokesperson Marika Muller said some of the 115 police officials were directors or shareholders in companies which were paid up to R50 million by the South African Police Service (SAPS) for various services. The unit has fingered the SAPS’ procurement unit for fronting and using “fraudulent” tax clearance certificates submitted by companies awarded tenders. Widespread irregularities in the building and maintenance of 33 police stations has also been uncovered, where senior police managers “deliberately manipulated” supply chain management processes to favour certain companies.
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/Top-cops-probed-for-tender-fraud-20111120

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Transnet exec found guilty
Gama was suspended late last year to face charges related to the allocation of a contract to refurbish 50 locomotives to Sibanye Trade Services, which allegedly lacks experience in the renovation of locomotives. Gama, who only had authority to sign off on contracts worth less than R10m, also allegedly awarded a R19m contract to a security firm with alleged links to Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda.
http://www.fin24.com/Companies/Transnet-exec-found-guilty--20100606

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We are funding the ANC’s kleptocracy
The dealings of the ANC’s investment arm, Chancellor House, have laid bare a disturbing phenomenon in South African politics. It is worrying that the ruling party is awarding itself government tenders and using tax money to finance programmes to stay in power. We are in effect financing the ANC’s election campaigns, fruitless conferences and many other activities that help the party to consolidate its grip on power. We were reminded of this sorry state of affairs recently when news broke that the ANC stood to benefit from a R27.6?billion World Bank loan to Eskom to increase the country’s capacity to generate electricity....
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Yengeni busted
A City Press investigation can disclose that: » Yengeni flouted the Companies Act by becoming a director of six companies despite being automatically banned from any such role as a result of his conviction for defrauding Parliament; » Two of the companies of which he is a director netted potentially lucrative mineral prospecting rights; and » Yengeni continues to live the high life, with no fewer than three luxury cars to his name – including a 2009 Maserati GranTurismo, which carries a price tag of about R1.75 million. Once dubbed a “Gucci socialist” because of his taste for fine clothing and flashy cars, he could face a stiff fine or up to two years in jail. The Companies Act automatically disqualifies from being ­appointed a company director any person who has been convicted of fraud or of “an offence involving dishonesty”, and who has been sentenced to a prison term without the option of a fine. Legal experts say that Yengeni could have served as a company ­director only if a high court had granted him permission to do so.........
http://www.citypress.co.za/SouthAfrica/News/Yengeni-busted-20101031

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Zuma expands empire amid Aurora woe
The company still owes 4,000 workers their salaries from March this year, and 40% of their February salaries.
The workers have already lost their dignity, personal belongings and their homes. Out of sheer desperation, two mine workers have attempted to take their own lives, says Solidarity’s Helping Hand charity.
Meanwhile, Aurora chairperson Khulubuse Zuma, who is President Jacob Zuma’s nephew, has been clinching multimillion-rand deals with Asian partners.
In the past two weeks, he has sealed a vehicle dealership with Dongfeng Automobile Company and signed a major deal with South Korean conglomerate Daewoo.
Aurora’s Zuma has also secured the backing of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the acquisition of two disputed oil blocks in Lake Albert for firms he reportedly owns.
National Union of Mineworkers spokesperson Lesiba Seshoka says: “Khulubuse Zuma has been clinching deals left, right and centre. He is connected and has influence, so everything comes easily. However, making deals is one thing; being able to deliver on them is a whole other ball game.
http://www.miningmx.com/news/gold_and_silver/Zuma-expands-empire-amid-Aurora-woe.htm

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"Here are the business interests of "Zuma Incorporated" -- of President Jacob Zuma and his women, children and other close relatives -- as far as we could identify them from public sources.

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Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa