R500-million Covid-19 Gauteng hospital contract was irregularly awarded — SIU - The Mail & Guardian

The bank accounts of Pro Service Consulting and Thenga Holdings have been frozen

2021-09-21 10:53:00 PM

In January, the M&G reported that the SIU was looking into the “waste” of R500-million that was meant to add 175 Covid-19 intensive care beds to Gauteng’s total bed count for the pandemic, because the province was battled with apparent shortages.

The bank accounts of Pro Service Consulting and Thenga Holdings have been frozen

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So there was no waste of R500-million. This was Not Criminal or Negligent when our citizens were Dying & Urgently Needed care & it was rather decided to Spend Tax Payers Money on a hospital that for all intents and purposes does Not Actually Exist. And G-d watched in horror. So one costs more than R2.8 million🤯. What sorts of beds are these anyway?🤔

Athandiwe Saba Athandiwe Saba is a multi award-winning journalist who is passionate about data, human interest issues, governance and everything that isn’t on social media. She is an author, an avid reader and trying to find the answer to the perfect balance between investigative journalism, online audiences and the decline in newspaper sales. It’s a rough world and a rewarding profession. Khaya Koko Khaya Koko is a journalist with a penchant for reading through legal documents braving the ravages of cold court benches to expose the crooked. He writes about social justice and human-interest stories. Most importantly, he is a card-carrying member of the Mighty Orlando Pirates. More on