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Klipgat residents left high and dry

Flushing toilets were installed in backyards in the North West, but they can’t be used because the sewage has nowhere to go

Q&A Sessions: Kimi Makwetu on when you hear the money ‘crying out for help’

The smoke signal comes from irregular expenditure and over the past seven years, there has been about R1.65-billion of it. Auditor general Kimi Makwetu tells Athandiwe Saba that this is when the squandered money cries for help

Charges loom over dodgy R15-million blanket deal

KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala wants to recover R15-million of Covid-19 funds allegedly looted by service providers and civil servants

Financial state of municipalities has worsened — AG

Although irregular expenditure has decreased slightly in municipalities, most of them were unable to achieve a clean audit

LIVESTREAM: Auditor General to report on municipal finances

Auditor General Kimi Makwetu will release the latest audit of the state of municipalities throughout the country

After years of barking, the AG gets teeth

A new law gives the auditor general the power to act against corruption and wasteful expenditure

Treasury seeking condonement for R769m irregular spend caused by ‘lost memo’

National Treasury will need approval from Parliament's standing committee on public accounts if it wants the irregular expenditure condoned

Auditor General: Irregular spend at ‘all-time high’

According to Makwetu, irregular expenditure at local government has accelerated

Ramaphosa to look into explosion of VIP protection costs

An IRR report alleges that the budget allocated to VIP Protection Services exploded from R353-million in 2008/2009 to R1.5-billion in 2018/2019.

SABC reports irregular expenditure of R3.3bn

While MPs were outraged by the irregular expenditure at the SABC, the explanation from the public broadcaster left them even more baffled.

Cronin: Public works ‘not proud of’ misspending R3.5bn

Public Works's Jeremy Cronin says his department has irregularly spent R3.65-billion, with a large sum of it resulting from irregular lease contracts.

AG finds R12bn outstanding in Gauteng health department

The Gauteng health department cannot account for more than R12-billion, nearly half its budget, reported the Star.

The minister comments

Department spokesperson claims action was taken against a senior manager found to be at fault for irregular expenditure.

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