SASSA SOCIAL GRANT DEBACLE
Outa is challenging the CPS because of misuse of beneficiary personal information to market products that are no related to grants; such as selling airtime and funeral policies; and corruption. Former Minister of Social Development and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) appears to have misrepresented many facts in order to keep the SASSA/CPS contract going. She created and appointed work streams to prepare SASSA to take over grant payments.
SASSA WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE, CORRUPTION AND TENDER IRREGULARITIES .
According to records obtained by OUTA, there is no proof of food distribution. This is extremely concerning given the millions paid over to Azande. In addition, given the small pool of taxes flowing into government we believe that a more cost-effect supplier should have won the bid, without compromising the health of vulnerable citizens.
SABC COO – HLAUDI MOTSOENENG TENDER IRREGULARITIES AND CORRUPTION
With SABC’s declining financial woes, OUTA is concerned that the abuse by SABC executives of state funds for personal benefit is unacceptable and culprits like James Aguma and Faith Muthambi – who ratified Hlaudi’s appointment – need to be held accountable and repay funds illegitimately gained.
MULTICHOICE MAINTAINS MONOPOLY
In 2016 Multichoice paid ANN7 R 141 million to maintain its dominance as a paid TV monopoly in South Africa. It further paid ANNx7 to ensure that MultiChoice has influence on government policy. Minister Faith Muthambi who was implicated in sharing confidential ministerial communication with the Guptas who in turn influenced the encryption policy to favour MultiChoice’s monopoly.