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CONTEMPT OR COMPLY: SITA TO DECIDE AFTER SCA ORDER

As much as FDA and ISS are pleased to note that the Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed SITA’s unmandated petition for leave to appeal, it is anticipated that the judgement may not be responded to by SITA with the requisite duty of care for the impact on SAPS, the criminal justice system and public […]

SAPS and SITA admit placing country at risk without a plan B, with IPID and parliamentary committee as their accomplices.

It has recently come to light that the South African Police Service (“SAPS”) and the State Information Technology Agency (“SITA”, a state-owned company) have failed to pay Forensic Data Analysts (“FDA”), a trusted supplier to the government since 2006, for more than 5 months. Payments have been withheld despite FDA having continued to provide services […]

GOVERNMENT SERVICE PROVIDERS FORCED TO PROVIDE SERVICES INDEFINITELY WITHOUT PAYMENT

The South African Information Technology Agency (“SITA”), the South African Police Service (“SAPS”), the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (“IPID”) and parliaments Standing Committee on Public Accounts (“SCOPA”) have taken the firm position that an allegation of corruption against a government supplier is sufficient reason to cancel all contracts and stop all payments immediately without providing […]

Formal Documents

Document one – Daily Maverick Document two – Document three – SAPS NASCOM Document four – Parliament Letter 14 March 2018 Document five – SITA Audit and Risk Complaint Document six – Parliament Complaint 8 March 2018 Document seven – Minister of Police Response Document eight – Minister of Police

IMMINENT COLLAPSE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

TO: All public stakeholders and the media                  4 April 2018 [Amendment in GREEN] SAPS AND SITA SOC LIMITED INDIFFERENT TO IMMINENT COLLAPSE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM INTRODUCTION AND EXECUTIVE SUMMARY FDA  is an entity that supplies critical infrastructure systems and services to the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the State [...]