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Open tender process shines light on procurement

The Gauteng provincial government (GPG) hosted its first open tender seminar recently, showcasing the progress the province has made in rolling out its open tender project over the past two years. The event was also aimed at encouraging other provincial governments and municipalities to adopt the process. Attendees came from the public and private sectors Read more >

New anti-corruption strategy for Gauteng on the cards

A people-centred government that takes extra consideration to recruit dedicated staff, punishes wrongdoers sufficiently and protects and rewards those who report corruption within its ranks. This is how delegates at the recent Gauteng Anti-Corruption Summit expressed their vision for positive changes in the provincial administration, that will aid the quest to quell corruption. The one-day Read more >

Gauteng declares war on corruption

By Valencia Talane Would a regiment of ethics officers that cuts across government’s multiple departments and their agencies help curb the growing presence of corruption in the public service? Gauteng premier David Makhura seems to think so, and he has roped in the national department of public service and administration to help infuse this system Read more >

Protector to work more closely with state

On 14 August the public protector launched her annual stakeholder dialogue, with the aim this year of building stronger working relations between her office and other organs of state. The 2014 theme is Joining hands in a partnership against maladministration and corruption. Speaking at the Wits Business School, Thuli Madonsela remarked that the timing of Read more >