“The Government Employees’ Medical Scheme (GEMS) has been rocked by allegations of tender rigging, fraud, maladministration and corruption totalling more than R300-m”, reported News24 (22 Feb 2021). The accusations of graft at GEMS are detailed in a series of 10 forensic reports which show that over a period of five years the scheme appointed and paid more than R300-m to companies in which some of its executives had direct financial interests.

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