Home / Investigative

Investigative

Legislature won’t investigate tender “scandal”

Mpumalanga provincial legislature secretary has, again, refused to take action against an executive manager implicated in what appears to be an illegal tender bid adjudication meeting. This, after the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) requested legislature secretary, ...

Read More »

Broken lifts: Disabled report govt to SAHRC

The Disabled People South Africa (DPSA) has reported the Mpumalanga provincial government to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) for a possible infringement of the rights of disabled people. This, after the Mpumalanga provincial government reneged on its promise ...

Read More »

Sex scandal cover-up claims rock legislature

After months of denial by the Mpumalanga legislature that one of its senior managers was implicated in a sexual harassment scandal, new information has emerged which confirms the allegations. In October 2016, the Mpumalanga provincial legislature spokesperson, Zamagambu Memela-Gamede denied ...

Read More »

Legislature secretly returns Speaker’s ‘misplaced’ vehicle

Mpumalanga legislature’s “misplaced” luxury vehicle has been secretly returned to the premises of the law making institution. While legislature spokesperson, Zamagambu Memela-Gamede, failed to confirm or deny that the controversial vehicle has been returned Ziwaphi has independently verified that it ...

Read More »

Disabled government employees shut out of work due to broken elevators

Disabled government employees in Mpumalanga are forced to go back home because elevators in most buildings at the provincial government complex are broken. An investigation by Ziwaphi revealed that of the 6 government buildings, only two had elevators that are ...

Read More »

Thuli Interview with Zuma

Thuli Interview with Zuma

Read More »

State Capture Report 2016

DOWNLOAD: State Capture Report

Read More »

DA’s U-turn on blue lights

The Democratic Alliance (DA) – led City of Tshwane municipality says it will not remove the blue lights from the official vehicle used by the executive mayor of the capital because it is expensive to do so. This is despite ...

Read More »

AG makes damning findings on legislature finances

The Mpumalanga provincial legislature failed to submit its tender files for auditing purpose, according to the Auditor-General’s (AG) report for the 2015/16 financial year. This was just one of the damning findings contained in the AG’s report on the audit ...

Read More »

Mpumalanga splurges R3m on cars for Legislature speaker

Mpumalanga province has splurged almost R3 million on two luxury German SUV cars for the legislature speaker, Thandi Shongwe, a mere 14 months apart. According to documents seen by Ziwaphi, soon after the 2014 national and provincial elections, then secretary ...

Read More »