Does the state do background checks on suppliers before awarding tenders?

This week government released a list of companies which received contracts to supply the state with personal protective equipment.

The move was prompted by recent scandals unfolding in the public domain where those close to political power seem to have unduly benefitted from millions of rand, some through dodgy deals at inflated prices...

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