ANC's tender touch

ANC's tender touch

A government IT tender has been quietly awarded for an outrageous R153m – more than double the next-best tender – to a tiny, little-known company, on the understanding that 5% of the total (R7.65m) will be slipped into the coffers of the African National Congress.

The IT upgrade tender bypassed the final adjudication committee completely.

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Submitted by : Deon Van Der Westhuizen of Van Der Stel on 2009-04-20 16:41:17
I used to be a racist before 1994. The reason was that I was afraid that a black goverment in RSA will spiral us down the same path as the rest of Africa. The path of goverment corruption, unaccountable state officials, gravy trains, criminals getting off scott free, failing infrastructure. Now I am not a racist anymore, the ANC turned me into a realist.
Submitted by : Gary Drimie of Jeffreys Bay on 2009-04-11 17:05:11
We should all stop paying our taxes until the government is forced to sit up and take notice of us taxpayers who feel that corruption, nepotism and cronyism is out of control.
Submitted by : Anthony Krijger of Westville on 2009-03-31 22:19:38
Its no wonder the ANC is steadfast in its refusal to disclose where its funding comes from.

And the big Zuma poster says "With the ANC we can do more crime"

Too true, and they have the nerve to complain about graffiti artists?
Submitted by : RAY JOHN of Westville on 2009-03-27 11:29:52
Now the Ghanaians have their fingers in the till as well. Only a matter of time before the money runs out. Watch the country's credit rating.Only way is DOWN!!
Submitted by : Pete Swanepoel of MONTCLAIR on 2009-03-27 10:28:08
Our big tragedy is there is no-one who can put a stop to this. Most people DARE NOT stand up against corruption because all the big guns all the way to the Zuma-Top are involved in one way or another. The courageous few are "dealt with".

And it has become quite accepted that one simply stalls and delays and waits for the thing "to blow over". Who has the stamina (and cash) to keep on chasing every contract, every tender?

Without Noseweek and Sunday Times we'd be even worse off.

So we're stuck with this till the next big shake-up (and even that could be a shake-down!).
Submitted by : John Georgiou of FERNDALE on 2009-03-27 09:09:43
If anyone from the ANC is out there, I would love to offer my services.
Anything you would like me to tender on - no problem - I'll give the ANC 20% or even 30% of the value of the tender...................
Submitted by : Philip Cooper of Kyalami on 2009-03-27 08:37:15
The more things change, the more they stay the same!

Zuma promises his new ANC Government will stamp out corruption, and be ethically and morally sound. What we do not see are the comments in brackets (Unless the ANC or top Government officials are the people receiving the benefits)!


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