How NYDA boss signed R22m contract for a relative
National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) boss Steven Ngubeni signed a R22m catering contract for a relative as part of the more than R100m in taxpayers and Lotto money the agency spent on the controversial World Festival of Students and Youth. The multi-million rand deal was given to Ntombezintsha Trading from Springs, a company whose three… Read More »
The R22m NYDA deal – the documents
Here are the documents from our access to information applicaiton with the National Youth Development Agency which show NYDA CEO Steve Ngubeni’s involvement with a tender which went to a company which included a relative.
Assassinated whistleblower: “What Zuma knew”
JACQUES PAUW Hawks investigators found the missing docket – including critical video evidence – of the investigation into the murder of a corruption whistleblower when they raided crime intelligence boss General Richard Mdluli last year. And testimony and evidence before court has also claimed that top ANC officials – among them President Jacob Zuma –… Read More »
What’s your mayor driving?
by ATHANDIWE SABA AS cabinet ministers brace for a belt-tightening campaign which will see a slashing of the value of the official vehicles they are allowed to drive, South Africa’s mayors are driving wheels that would be the envy of national politicians. And mayors of some of the smaller municipalities enjoy the most luxurious official… Read More »
Moe Shaik: The Spy Who Went Back To The Cold
JACQUES PAUW Embattled spy boss Moe Shaik packed his bags this week and left the State Security Agency (SSA) – apparently for another top job in government. Shaik, who was the director of foreign intelligence at the SSA, confirmed to Media24 Investigations that Thursday “was my last day at work”, but refused to give reasons… Read More »
Official probe of National Lotteries Board chairman starts – thanks to M24i
The Department of Trade and Industry has announced an official, independent probe into the National Lotteries Board chairman Professor Alfred Nevhutanda and lottery payments to a company in which his daughter is an executive. Last November we revealed how the National Lotteries Board had approved more than R41m in funding to an entity called Makhaya… Read More »
National Youth Development Agency documents – did we miss something?
A couple of months ago we won our access to information application for documents from the National Youth Development Agency over how its spent the R108m it got from taxpayers and the Lotto to run its controversial “kissing festival”. The documentation we received through our application was voluminous and goes to several hundred pages so… Read More »