Joburg Metro cover-up


Joburg Metro cover-up

The mystery of the bid that died and rose again.

The City of Johannesburg’s refusal to give any rational explanation for having cancelled a multi-million-rand tender after it had been adjudicated upon, only to re-advertise the identical tender months later and then award it to a politically connected firm, leads one to assume they’ve got something to hide.

Although assumptions can be dangerous, in this case documentary evidence obtained by Noseweek – and in some instances the absence of it – leads to the same conclusion. 

The City of Johannesburg recently released a tranche of documents to Noseweek in response to a Promotion of Access to Information Act (Paia) application. At first the city refused the request which was then successfully appealed by Noseweek.

However it is clear that vital documents specifically requested by Noseweek are missing, while others that have no relevance at all to the initial request have been handed over. 

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