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SAP appoints new MD for Africa

SAP has moved to fill the vacancy left by former MD Brett Parker, who resigned last year following allegations the company paid kickbacks to Gupta-owned companies to secure contracts at state-owned enterprises. The

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SAP admits it erred, paid Gupta companies

German enterprise software giant SAP admitted on Thursday that it had made payments to Gupta-linked companies and uncovered irregularities in the “management of third parties” and adherence to its compliance

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SAP ‘kickbacks’ probe still ongoing

A team of experts from international law firm Baker McKenzie is still busy with its investigation into a “kickbacks” scandal at the South African subsidiary of German software giant SAP, the company

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SAP appoints interim Africa management team

Following the “precautionary” suspension last week for SAP Africa’s top four executives over allegations that the German company’s South African office paid kickbacks to a Gupta-owned firm to secure business

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SAP appoints interim Africa MD

SAP has appointed Claas Kuehnemann as interim MD for Africa following the suspension this week of MD Brett Parker over allegations that the software company paid kickbacks to a Gupta-owned company

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 183 – ‘Crisis at SAP’

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg dissect the crisis facing SAP in South Africa and analyse how it’s managed things so far (short version: not terribly well). Also this week, why

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SAP suspends SA management team

German software giant SAP has placed its South African management team on “administrative leave” and promised a wide-ranging probe, to be led by a law firm, into allegations of bribery and corruption

Duncan McLeod
SAP must open itself to independent probe

SAP, the giant German maker of enterprise software, has found itself ensnared in a scandal involving the Guptas that risks spiralling out of its control. If it believes it is innocent of the serious allegations levelled against it

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