Tag Archives: Water Scandal

Forensic reports into alleged abuse of R230m drought funds damn Amatola Water CEO

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintManyane Manyane, Sunday Independent, 10 May 2020 The suspended chief executive officer of Amatola Water in the Eastern Cape, Vuyo Zitumane, allegedly presided over an organisation that manipulated supply chain management processes and awarded tenders at inflated prices. Read More

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Multi-million rand Giyani water project stalls again

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintPimani Baloyi, SABC News, 26 February 2020 The multi-million rand bulk water supply project from Nandoni to Giyani in Limpopo has stalled again. Read More

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Parliament welcomes SIU raid over failed Giyani water project

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintNaledi Shange, Sowetan Live, 25 November 2019 Parliament’s water and sanitation committee on Monday welcomed a raid by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) on the Lepelle Northern Water Board offices in Polokwane. Read More

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Mkhwebane slams water minister over deal with heist-accused former ANC staffer

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintQaanitah Hunter, Sowetan Live, 5 May 2019 Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has made a damning finding against minister Gugile Nkwinti, establishing that he has violated the executive ethics code and the constitution. Read More

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Tshivhase remains suspended from Lepelle Water board over bribery allegations

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintFrank Maponya, Sowetan Live, 5 February 2019 The suspended chairperson of the board of Lepelle Northern Water (LNW), Midiyavhathu Kennedy Tshivhase, has lost his bid to overturn his suspension. Read More

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A Merc for a bribe

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSipho Masondo, City Press, 5 February 2019 The board of Lepelle Northern Water is investigating allegations that its chairperson received a Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG and a R1.4 million payment from a contractor. Read More

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