Midnight scramble to sign off on ‘irregular’ R5bn UIF deal

Probe reveals just three officials held the line to stop job-creation scheme

08 October 2023 - 00:04

Senior officials of the labour department and its Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) scrambled on a Sunday night and into the early hours of Monday morning last December to nail down an “irregular” deal that would have seen R5bn in UIF funds being channelled towards an untested job-creation initiative...

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