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Eskom is spending R4.5m more on coal each day because of contracts that are lucrative for certain producers
Scopa’s new chairperson promises to kick butt on public spending
Scopa’s new chairperson promises to kick butt on public spending
Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts has a new chairperson in the Inkatha Freedom Party’s (IFP’s) Mkhuleko Hlengwa and he warns...
Wild leaps through SA's loopholes
Wild leaps through SA's loopholes
In part three of a series on how government entities get around procurement processes, Athandiwe Saba looks at why this is a big problem for...
Ideological load-shedding by the DA/EFF coalition has been costly
Ideological load-shedding by the DA/EFF coalition has been costly
The “ideological load-shedding” arrangement that is the DA/EFF coalition governments in Tshwane and Johannesburg has predictably created a...
New Scopa chair wants parly watchdog to have more 'bite'
New Scopa chair wants parly watchdog to have more 'bite'
Mkhuleko Hlengwa, the new chairperson of Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa), says he wants the body to have more power to...
Another town bites the dust
Another town bites the dust
If you want an example of how the country’s municipalities are battling to stay afloat, look no further than Lekwa municipality in Mpumalanga,...
Billions lost in disorganised municipalities
Billions lost in disorganised municipalities
Auditor General Kimi Makwetu has called on leadership at municipalities, from municipal managers, mayors and councils, and even people in the...
Financial state of municipalities has worsened — AG
Financial state of municipalities has worsened — AG
The financial state of municipalities across the country continues to worsen said Auditor General (AG) Kimi Makwetu on Wednesday. He was speaking...
LIVESTREAM: Auditor General to report on municipal financials
LIVESTREAM: Auditor General to report on municipal financials
Auditor general Kimi Makwetu will release the financial state of South Africa's municipalities.
After years of barking, the AG gets teeth
After years of barking, the AG gets teeth
Groundbreaking legislation, signed into law on Sunday, gives Kimi Makwetu, the auditor general (AG), new powers to act on corruption and the abuse...
Pattern of wasteful expenditure as audit regression increases
Pattern of wasteful expenditure as audit regression increases
According to Auditor General Kimi Makwetu, audit results for national and provincial government departments and their entities have regressed...
Municipal reports need to be public-friendly
Municipal reports need to be public-friendly
South Africa is in a critical phase of its democratic dispensation. It is still institutionalising and strengthening its democratic governance...

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