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Government bodies wasted R2bn last year, says AG
Government bodies wasted R2bn last year, says AG
Government entities racked up more than R2-billion in wasteful expenditure in the past financial year and incurred another R26.4-billion in irregular spending, auditor...
Census 2011 irregularities: Top officials pressured
Census 2011 irregularities: Top officials pressured
Three months after the release of the results of the 2011 census – and just weeks before the national government announces how provinces will...
Ten ways to avoid financial disaster this festive season
Ten ways to avoid financial disaster this festive season
The head of consumer education at one of the banks was blowing off some steam earlier this week as she lamented about how people never plan for the...
Health's dirty bill
Health's dirty bill
Although Gauteng's health department has struggled to pay key suppliers to provincial hospitals in the past financial year, it dished out R229-million to one consultancy firm in 2008-09....
Deep in the red
Deep in the red
Massive overspending, poor budgetary controls and the chaotic implementation of a new salary structure for nurses have pushed provincial health...
Budget's the new buzz word
Budget's the new buzz word
What a budget really means is spending less than you earn and saving the balance. Most of us think we know the state of our finances, but right now...
Peggy-pinching for KZN health
Peggy-pinching for KZN health
With an MEC facing corruption charges and having overspent the budget by more than R1,5-billion this year alone, the KwaZulu-Natal health department is reacquainting itself with the term "penny-pinching"....
Impending legislation will empower Parliament
Impending legislation will empower Parliament
A draft law seeks to balance budgetary control between government and Parliament. Also read Nic Dawes's point to this article...
Another year, another schools minister
Another year, another schools minister
Can the Eastern Cape's new Education Minister, Mahlubandile Qwase, ease the province's chronic educational woes before next year's election, when...

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