public works

City launches pothole-repair campaign

The City of Cape Town has announced it has launched a pothole-repair campaign to sharpen its service delivery to residents. “The purpose of this campaign is to refocus on the basics of service delivery and to remind residents that we are committed to ensuring that more people experience the benefit[…]

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Public works tenders will be open to scrutiny: De Lille

In a move to curb corruption related to government leases, Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure Patricia de Lille has announced that all new tenders issued by her department will be “open for public scrutiny” – from the evaluation of tender documents to the adjudication. “We are dealing with public[…]

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Civil servant suspended over Nkandla

A senior public works department employee has become the first official involved in the upgrades of President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead to take the fall for the R246 million project, City Press reported on Sunday. Itumeleng Molosi, 58, director of projects, pleaded guilty to irregularly appointing contractors and flouting procurement[…]

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Nkandla ‘settlement’ to be discussed: Report

Public works will hold discussions about a settlement proposal with 12 of its officials who have been charged in connection with upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home, City Press reported on Sunday. The officials were reportedly demanding that their individual hearings be merged and turned into a commission of[…]

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