Supply Management Daily
July 30, 2011 | Adam Leach
A study, conducted by NGO Transparency International (TI) found a lack of “appropriate mechanisms” to regulate the relationships between schools and vendors in the country has created a corruption risk.
Letshego Mokeki, national programme coordinator for Transparency and Integrity in Service Delivery in Africa – a TI scheme in South Africa, said in a statement: “The government needs to strengthen governance controls both at the provincial and school level and ensure that education budgets are used correctly. [It] has a duty to provide quality education for the next generation of South Africans, which is why it must take immediate steps to fight corruption.” Read more.