How to stop the

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gov­ern­ment should do away with the ten­der sys­tem and the public works depart­ment should be re­spon­si­ble, just like it was un­der the old or­der.

In this way, bil­lions if not tril­lions of rands can be saved. Some peo­ple in gov­ern­ment cur­rently give their friends and fam­ily ten­ders and they can­not prop­erly mon­i­tor their friends or fam­ily.

open ten­ders and public ac­counts for all com­pleted public works.

only golden rule that should be fol­lowed to the let­ter is to have projects prop­erly planned and ten­ders awarded for im­ple­men­ta­tion. Ten­ders should be awarded to the best ten­derer, tak­ing into con­sid­er­a­tion the abil­ity to ex­e­cute and the price. Ten­ders should be ex­e­cuted un­der proper su­per­vi­sion by the con­sul­tant who did the plan­ning.

Reg­u­lar pay­ments should be made based on the work done and sup­ported by cer­ti­fied doc­u­ments.

gov­ern­ment must have its own ar­chi­tects, quan­tity sur­vey­ors and fi­nan­cial ad­vis­ers.

I think by do­ing this, it can limit this waste and cor­rup­tion and make sure that strict fol­low-ups are car­ried out.

lo­cal con­trac­tors from the rel­e­vant town or city. Lo­cal com­pa­nies are trace­able and if the job is not done cor­rectly, they should not get new work nor should they be paid.

If lo­cal con­trac­tors and busi­nesses are used, gov­ern­ment must be as­sured that the com­mu­nity will do the qual­ity con­trol and lo­cal peo­ple will ben­e­fit through jobs.

rot is so enor­mous in na­tional gov­ern­ment, prov­inces and mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties that it is im­pos­si­ble to stop this mind-bog­gling waste of taxpayers’ money with the cur­rent gov­ern­ment.

for­mer ban­tus­tan gov­ern­ments were much clev­erer than the so-called peo­ple’s gov­ern­ment. They trained peo­ple to build houses and schools. They had their own sur­vey­ors and ar­chi­tects. Money was not wasted on ten­ders, con­sul­tants and bro­kers. The so­lu­tion is to go back to that method.

an­swer to the ex­ploita­tion of the state by con­struc­tion and con­sult­ing com­pa­nies is to go back to the ba­sics. Let these func­tions be within the state’s do­main.

Pri­vate com­pa­nies are shame­lessly ex­ploit­ing the state as a cash cow.

So­cial­ism is the fu­ture.

present, noth­ing is jus­ti­fi­able. If, from the be­gin­ning, it was a gov­ern­ment is­sue to pro­tect the pres­i­dent, it should have been done by a gov­ern­ment ar­chi­tect. This ar­chi­tect is a pri­vate per­son. The pres­i­dent must com­plete what is left from his pocket.

Na­tional Trea­sury should be in­formed of quo­ta­tions once they are re­ceived be­fore eval­u­a­tion and ad­ju­di­ca­tion takes place. The chief op­er­a­tional of­fi­cer should then be sat­is­fied with the true na­ture of the pro­ject. The chief op­er­a­tional of­fi­cer should give the go-ahead.

sooner peo­ple like our pres­i­dent are held ac­count­able, made to pay back the money and are ar­rested, the sooner we will get value for our money.

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