Government will continue to do business with Bosasa-linked Sondela IT

Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha held a press briefing on Monday.

The minister pinpointed some officials that are going to undergo precautionary suspension following allegations of misconduct in connection with Bosasa.

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Specialist reporter at Tiso Blackstar Karyn Maughan who is following the story, says it was a large press conference and the minister revealed that Sondela IT continues to do business with South Africa.

Because the security management in a section of his department had failed to properly prepare a business plan and the relevant tender documents, Sondela IT which is a Bosasa company continues to provide South Africa's courts with security services.

Karyn Maughan, Specialist reporter - Tiso Blackstar

Subsequently, because of this failure to provide this business plan and that tender document, that contract which is extremely lucrative is extended on a month-to-month basis.

Karyn Maughan, Specialist reporter - Tiso Blackstar

She adds that the minister has placed one official under precautionary suspension until an explanation of the extraordinary delays in finalising those simple deals is fothcoming.

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