All data is delayed
Loading...
See More

Matriculant's firm wins tender - report

Mar 12 2012 11:08
Sapa
Durban - A company run by a matric pupil has been awarded an R800 000 tender by a KwaZulu-Natal municipality to build a gravel road, the Mercury newspaper reported on Monday.

According to the report Bheka Nxumalo, a pupil at Ixopo's Little Flower Secondary School, runs the company ZDN Trading allegedly owned by his elder brother, Zamokwakhe Nxumalo.

ZDN trading was awarded the tender by the Sisonke district municipality, of which the Ubuhlebezwe local municipality is a part.

According to the report the elder Nxumalo, who resigned as a director of the company in 2009, is the mayor of this municipality.

At the time the tender was awarded the elder Nxumalo was a councillor in the municipality and treasurer of the ANC's Harry Gwala region (Sisonke).

The newspaper quoted Zamokwakhe Nxumalo saying he had nothing to do with the company, but reported it had proof he went on a site visit with rival bidders in 2010. At the time Bheka Nxumalo was 16 years old.

kwazulu-natal  |  corruption  |  tenders  |  fraud

 
 
 

Read Fin24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
 

Company Snapshot

We're talking about:

THE SAVINGS ISSUE

Saving can make a lot of things possible, but we all know how hard it is to save. This special Savings Issue will help you get focused.
 

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...

Voting Booth

Would you vote for a woman president to lead SA?

Previous results · Suggest a vote

Loading...