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Pilgrim's Rest tender war rages on

Sep 27 2012 09:40 Sapa

Pieter Steenkamp, the attorney representing Pilgrim’s Rest businesses, speaks to journalists following a High Court order restraining the Mpumalanga provincial government from evicting occupants of Pilgrims Rest business premises. (Werner Beukes, Sap

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Johannesburg - The department of public works is yet to furnish Pilgrim's Rest business owners, in Mpumalanga, with tender documents more than two months since they were granted an order preventing their evictions, according to report on Thursday.

The Sowetan reported that the department had not yet furnished business owners with the tender documents they need to apply for a full review.

The department issued eviction notices to 17 business owners in June to make way for new tenants.

However, the court found the tendering process flawed, corrupt and racially motivated.

Judge Stanley Makgoba granted the business owners an order stopping their eviction, which was to be effected at the beginning of last month, pending a full review of the tender process.

Chairperson of the town's chamber of business Marius Brummer said they have not received the documents they had requested from the department.

"We have not received anything, and we are not getting any feedback from the department, but everything continues as normal in Pilgrim's Rest," he said.

The leases were also the subject of an investigation by the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.


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