South Africa: R3m tender goes to mother of Zuma`s kids

xsource: IOL
February 16 2010 at 06:47AM
By Sipho Khumalo
Political Staff

A multimillion-rand contract for catering services for the KwaZulu-Natal legislature awarded to Nonkululeko Mhlongo, a Pietermaritzburg businesswoman, was not advertised in the tender bulletin, the legislature has acknowledged.

Mhlongo is the mother of two of President Jacob Zuma’s love children.

Bongani Sibisi, the chief operations officer of the legislature, conceded yesterday that while the tender awarded to Mhlongo’s company, Bucebo General Trading, had been advertised in the print media, it had – contrary to legal requirements – not been advertised in the tender bulletin.
The IFP and DA suggested there had been irregularities

“The auditor-general in his report pointed out that this and many other tenders ought to have been advertised in the tender bulletin as well. Even in the case of this tender, an [continue reading]

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