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  • n. Plural form of tenderpreneur.


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  • Such practices have spawned a class of "tenderpreneurs" - politicians and their business allies who make a living from taking commissions for awarding government contracts.

    Reuters: Top News

  • He took issue particularly with Business Leadership SA's Bobby Godsell, who criticised what he had called "a form of economic terrorism" conducted by so-called tenderpreneurs, businesspeople who got government tenders, but who in Godsell's view extracted an undeserved commission.

    IOL: News

  • In the midst of this, another class of people riding on the third wave of BEE emerged, derisively known as "tenderpreneurs".

    IOL: News

  • He said the ANC did not want "tenderpreneurs" who "defaulted in the tender process" and ended up delivering bad services, such as poorly built houses and roads.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • He said the democracy attained in 1994 had allowed "tenderpreneurs" to accumulate while failing to deliver even the goods and services they were contracted to deliver, resulting in collapsing RDP houses, roads and bridges, "to name a few".

    IOL: News

  • It argues that "tenderpreneurs" must be rooted out of parastatals but frets that Hogan's insistence on efficiency and financial sustainability will result in a more "private sector" approach.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • They are the large corporations and politically-connected black 'tenderpreneurs' (who win state tenders thanks to affirmative action, if linked to established white firms), especially in the construction sector.

    Red Pepper

  • That was especially after Cosatu and the South African Communist Party (SACP) launched their anti corruption drive aimed at "tenderpreneurs"

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Obstacles that need tackling include the phenomenon of sham companies, "tenderpreneurs", where black companies win state tenders at a premium and then simply outsource them to white companies, as well as that of empowered companies that import products at the expense of local jobs, said Davies.

    News24 Top Stories

  • COSATU General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi insists the offenders are a small minority, and while refusing to name names, he calls those being awarded lucrative contracts or tenders - tenderpreneurs.

    South African Official's Luxe Lifestyle Raises Doubts


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