https://ewn.co.za/2021/11/24/siu-none-of-the-service-providers-in-r431m-ppe-contract-were-accredited?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter JOHANNESBURG - The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is worried that none of the specialist organizations shrunk by the Gauteng Department of Education to disinfect and clean schools were certify to accomplish the work. The Special Tribunal has saved judgment in the SIUs audit utilization of the R431 million delicate that was granted for the cleaning of schools at swelled costs.
https://ewn.co.za/2021/11/18/scopa-questions-why-uif-sleeping-on-job-after-hearing-extent-of-ters-fraud?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter CAPE TOWN - Members of Parliament's money guard dog Scopa have addressed why the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) was resting at work after it was duped off a huge number of rands by state representatives. The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) on Wednesday told the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) that in one occasion, a privately owned business proprietor deceitfully utilized more than 1,000 ID numbers to swindle the Unemployment Insurance Funds Temporary Employment Relief Scheme (TERS) of over R100 million.
The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) said it is taking huge steps in uncovering debasement at the state-possessed substances it was examining, including at Eskom. Talking at the portfolio board of trustees on equity and remedial administrations on Friday, the unit said its fundamental examinations had uncovered that something like 102 Eskom authorities was wrongfully working with the element, and more than R5bn had been paid to them.
When president Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa tske the office of the presidency in 2018 replacing the former president of the republic of South Africa and African National Congress Jacob Zuma, he was determined to fight corruption. That was his number one motto. Although some people were exposed for corruption but up to so far there is no top politician who got exposed from corruption and get arrested.
There has been many controversial stories around Khusela Diko in relation to the covid19 PPE tenders. It was believed that she was involved in the PPE tender scandal that also implicated Bandile Masuku who was the MEC of health in Gauteng. The SIU investigated him and found that he did not do due delienve in terms of how those contract were approved.
Judgment reserved in review application for R431 million school sanitising tender (citizen.co.za) Judgment was saved on Wednesday in the Special Investigating Unit's (Siu's) survey application into the sporadic granting of agreements to sterilize schools in Gauteng. The Gauteng instruction office burned through R431 million on the delicate to disinfect schools between June 2020 and August 2020 – a couple of months after Covid-19 was first identified in South Africa.
The Special Investigating Unit revealed a criminal network including government officials, private firms, convicts, and the use of ID numbers of deceased persons to fraudulently receive Covid-19 TERS payments from the Unemployment Insurance Fund on Wednesday. "The inquiry uncovers a high level of collaboration between UIF executives and private firms and people."
The former Spokesperson of the presidency Khuselo Diko has been implicated on Digital Vibes scandal. Khuselo Diko is alleged to have received a lump sum of R1 million Rands from Digital Vibes. Khuselo Diko who is the former spokesperson of the presidency was in a corruption scandal with her husband for Covid-19 PPE funds where her husband was awarded the PPE tender irregularly, she was then suspended from her duties pending investigations.
Judgment was saved on Wednesday in the Special Investigating Unit's (Siu's) survey application into the sporadic granting of agreements to sterilize schools in Gauteng. The Gauteng instruction office burned through R431 million on the delicate to disinfect schools between June 2020 and August 2020 – a couple of months after Covid-19 was first identified in South Africa.
The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) announced that it has made substantial progress in finding corruption at the state-owned enterprises it is looking into, including Eskom. The unit said its early investigations had shown that at least 102 Eskom personnel were illegally doing business with the organization and that more than R5 billion had been paid to them, speaking at the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services on Friday.
The spokesman for former President Cyril Ramaphosa Khusela Dicko took a leave of absence last year after being suspected of involvement in corrupt activities, but it looks likes she is yet to turn a new leave and has landed in trouble again [Read more]. Khusela Diko is a staunch ally of President Ramaphosa and has supported Ramaphosa in his bid to become ANC President in Nasrec in 2017.
Due to their "strained" relationship, former Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize claims he was ignorant that Digital Vibes awarded his son millions from the proceeds of an R150 million health department procurement. Dedani Mkhize earned R3.8 million from the tumultuous deal with Digital Vibes, which is owned by Mkhize's close allies Tahera Mather and Naadhira Mitha, according to the Special Investigating Unit's (SIU) investigation.
Premier David Makhura was not held personally accountable for the province's financial losses in the PPE corruption scandal, as suggested by former Gauteng Department of Health CFO Kabelo Lehloenya. Lehloenya has vowed to sue Makhura if she loses her pension owing to corruption. The Special Tribunal on Monday denied a motion by former Gauteng Department of Health CFO Kabelo Lehloenya to join proceedings in which the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) sought to recover money from two questionable PPE contracts given by the department.
On Wednesday, the Special Investigating Unit found a criminal network comprised of government officials, private businesses, prisoners, and the exploitation of deceased individuals' ID numbers to unlawfully obtain Covid-19 TERS payments from the Unemployment Insurance Fund. "The investigation reveals a high level of coordination between UIF leaders and private enterprises and individuals."
President Cyril Ramaphosa's former spokesperson, Khusela Diko became a topical subject after it emerged that she allegedly received R1 million from the Digital Vibes irregular tender which resulted in former health minister, Zweli Mkhize resigning. While the Mail and Guardian revealed that the SIU had written a report to president Cyril Ramaphosa notifying him about Khusela Diko who allegedly received R1 million from the corrupt tender and that the money was paid directly into her account, the SIU is denying it.
Some details regarding how the Gauteng Department of Education reportedly spent R431 million were heard by the Special Tribunal on Wednesday . It emerged that there could have been more that was spent on the tender than the R431-million . Revelations from the Special Investigating Unit were that the Department of Education irregularly awarded the tender .It was the recommendation of the Special Investigating Unit to declare the tender as being unlawful and to ensure that all the money that was used to be recovered .
Subsequent to declaring that he will go to court to look for a legal audit on the Special Investigating Unit's report which ensnared him in bad behavior, previous wellbeing pastor, Dr Zwelini Mkhize is probably going to uncover himself significantly more after the SIU took a cognizant choice to go against his application at the Johannesburg High Court.
DURBAN - IN A fight in court to have the Special Investigating Unit's report inspected and put away, previous wellbeing priest Dr. Zweli Mkhize has recorded court papers that look to make questions overproof given by the SIU's key observers. Mkhize has moved toward the High Court in Johannesburg to save the SIU's accursing discoveries and pronounce them illegal and unlawful.
Political investigator Dr Ralph Mathekga said on Wednesday, there was "no chance" Mkhize didn't have the foggiest idea what was happening. The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) isn't withdrawing in the Digital Vibes adventure and says it will be contradicting previous wellbeing pastor Zweli Mkhize's approaching high court bid to upset the discoveries against him.
The South Africa Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has reinstate their intentions to go directly against the review of application process of the former Minister of Health of the country, Dr. Zwelli Mkhize, on a digital vibes report in Pretoria Court. SIU while reacting to the development through her spokesperson, Kaizer Kganyago, the action by Mkhize to request a review of the findings and recommendations relating to his involvement in the Digital Vibes Communication tender scandal.