e-Government Department spent almost R32 million irregularly

In a statement from Adriana Randall MPL and Democratic Alliance Shadow MEC for Finance and e-Government, the latest mismanagement of tax payer money had come to light. According to the annual report for e-Government this irregular expenditure occurred as the department did not follow the required procurement processes. It also showed that the Supply Chain Management (SCM) processes were not followed. This proved that the open-tender system was not adhered to. An open tender system is important to ensure that all suppliers on the database of the department are given…

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Sassa – more incidences of fraud

Urgent message to social grant beneficiaries.   SASSA has identified 2800 potential fraud cases from 2200 different banks. Six hundred of these (600) have been committed at the National Post Office. These are nationwide figure. Due to this, beneficiaries may not be able to access their funds and are advised to: 1)    Make an affidavit at nearest police office. 2)    Take your  bar coded or smart card ID together  with the  affidavit to the nearest SASSA office. 3)  The ID should be in your name and 4)    Bring along proof…

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