Treasury probe into costly PR tender for Prasa

23 August 2015 - 02:00 By PIET RAMPEDI, STEPHAN HOFSTATTER and MZILIKAZI wa AFRIKA

The National Treasury wants the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa to come clean on how a little-known public relations company was hired at R250, 000 a month, without following procedures, to buff its battered image. Two weeks ago, the Sunday Times revealed that Prasa had hired the Centurion-based company Fore Front Solutions, which does not have a website or known track record, without following the prescribed Treasury rules.

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