SIU acts on R413-million software deal

File: SAP, a major global business software company, had said it was reviewing all its public sector deals in South Africa dating back to 2010.

File: SAP, a major global business software company. AFP/Daniel Roland

JOHANNESBURG - Multinational software company Systems Applications Products (SAP) has been ordered to immediately repay over R400-million to the Department of Water and Sanitation.

The Special Investigation Unit has found that two software license and support agreement contracts between SAP and the Department of Water and Sanitation were constitutionally invalid.

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The contracts, to the value of more than R1-billion, have been set aside by the Special Tribunal.

The findings come after an extensive probe by SIU involving contracts dating back to 2015 and 2016.

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