News

South African unions press for charges over World Cup corruption

29 November 2013 | 0 Comments

29 November 2013

The Congress of South African Trade Unions, Cosatu, has called on the country’s top crime-fighting unit, ‘The Hawks’, to arrest all those implicated in corruption surrounding the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project and the construction of the 2010 World Cup stadiums.

Cape Town’s Green Point Stadium (Credit: Brian Dell/Wikimedia)

Cosatu has brought charges against 15 construction companies that were earlier this year fined a total of $144m by the Competition Commission for their part in collusive activities, reports Bdlive.com.

The trade-union federation said it wants the companies to “face the music”.