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Municipal corruption remains rampant
Municipal corruption remains rampant
Since 2002, 239 cases involving R1.4-billion in dodgy spending by municipalities have been referred to criminal prosecution by the Special...
Hawk eyes for municipal crimes
Hawk eyes for municipal crimes
‘Where are the Hawks?” MPs sitting on the standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) asked after hearing two days of exhaustive testimony...
Urgent measures needed to address the poor state of municipalities
Urgent measures needed to address the poor state of municipalities
The recent auditor general’s 2017-2018 report on the state of municipalities in South Africa is shocking. The extent of poor governance has...
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.
DA admits to governance balls-ups
DA admits to governance balls-ups
The Democratic Alliance has admitted to dropping the ball in governance, saying that, in some cases, municipalities run by the party are “indistinguishable” from the way they were run by the ANC....
Water supply is restored to some, the rest have to forage for theirs
Water supply is restored to some, the rest have to forage for theirs
A month after heavy storms tore through KwaZulu-Natal, Paddy Harper and Delwyn Verasamy visited the southernmost part of the province, where...
VBS saga: Vhembe mayor resigns, 6 other Limpopo mayors told to go
VBS saga: Vhembe mayor resigns, 6 other Limpopo mayors told to go
Vhembe district mayor Florence Radzilani has resigned with immediate effect over the VBS saga.
Grassroots democracy begins with open ward committees
Grassroots democracy begins with open ward committees
Citizen participation is an essential element of our constitutional democracy. South Africa is one of the few countries in the world with a liberal...
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...

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