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R84 of 2022 – University of Fort Hare

Proclamation Number:

R84 of 2022

Department or State institution:

University of Fort Hare

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Date Report Submitted:



1. The procurement of, or contracting for goods, works or services by, or on behalf of the University and payments made in respect thereof in a manner that was a) not fair, competitive, transparent, equitable or cost effective; b) contrary to applicable i) legislation; ii) manuals, guidelines, practice notes, circulars or instructions issued by the National Treasury; or iii) manuals, policies, procedures, prescripts, instructions or practices of, or applicable to the University, and any related unauthorised, irregular or fruitless and wasteful expenditure incurred by the University in relation to: aa) the appointment of a service provider for cleaning and gardening services during the period 1 November 2012 to 31 July 2019; bb) the leasing of student accommodation since 1 July 2013; cc) the appointment of a service provider for the maintenance and repair of air conditioning systems in terms of bid reference UHF-SCM04/2018; and dd) the collusion between officials of the University and suppliers or service providers in which such officials held direct or indirect interests.
2. Maladministration in the affairs of the University’s Faculty of Public Administration in relation to the a) awarding of honours degrees; b) management of funds; and c) sourcing of public servants for study into various Faculty programmes by an individual for personal gain.
3. Any unlawful or improper conduct by a) officials or employees of the University; b) suppliers or service providers of the University; or c) any other person or entity, in relation to the allegations set out in paragraph 1 and 2 of this Schedule.