Gauteng govt wastes money on consultants - AG

2014-07-17 18:37

The Gauteng government's use of consultants is increasing despite some departments being able to do the work themselves, says the auditor general's office.

New Auditor General starts work immediately

2013-12-01 13:36

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Thembekile Kimi Makwetu as Auditor General with immediate effect.

Gordhan: Irregular spending tops R28bn

2013-11-20 17:44

Irregular spending by government departments and entities has shot up by more than R17bn in the past three years, according to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Logistics firm overpaid by R20m

2013-10-20 11:36

A report by outgoing Auditor General Terence Nombembe has found that Mpumalanga’s health department overpaid a logistics firm by R20m.

Armscor gets clean audit

2013-10-14 16:28

Auditor General Terence Nombembe has given arms procurement parastatal Armscor a clean audit opinion for the past financial year.

Parliamentary committee defends SABC

2013-10-09 18:14

The apparent disappearance of close to R1bn in SABC licence fees has been clarified, Parliament's communications committee says.

Auditor general slams youth agency

2013-09-26 19:51

The National Youth Development Agency has racked up R62m in irregular spending and failed to act against the officials at fault.

Mokhobo: SABC was not caught off-guard

2013-09-12 18:54

The SABC was not caught unawares, but was rather surprised by the level of intensity when migrating to its new financial reporting system, says CEO Lulama Mokhobo.

Parliament receives unqualified audit

2013-09-11 23:15

Parliament says it has been given an unqualified audit for the past financial year.

SABC gets worst audit opinion from AG

2013-09-10 17:19

The SABC has been dealt a blow when it received a disclaimer of opinion for 2012/13, the worst audit opinion, from the auditor general.

Who will be the next AG?

2013-08-27 18:00

Deputy auditor general Kimi Makwetu has topped the list of preferred candidates to take over from his boss Terence Nombembe.

Clean bill for Road Traffic Management

2013-08-05 15:23

The auditor general hopes concerns shareholders had about the Road Traffic Management Corporation will change.

DA fails to get forensic report

2013-07-22 18:57

The DA's bid to obtain a forensic audit into corruption in Durban has been foiled by Co-operative Governance MEC Nomusa Dube, the party's eThekwini leader says.

Nxesi denies blaming Cwele

2013-07-02 19:36

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has denied saying State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele classified a report on the R206m upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's home in Nkandla.

Bucket system still rife in SA

2013-05-16 16:14

About 272 995 bucket toilet systems are still being operated by municipalities, Co-operative Governance Minister Richard Baloyi says.

Investigate hospital delays - DA

2013-04-12 22:01

The Democratic Alliance has called for Auditor General Terence Nombembe to investigate the delayed construction of Soweto's Jabulani Hospital.

State to bolster struggling entities

2013-03-12 21:39

The government says state institutions will get help to achieve clean financial audits, after only 117 out of 536 institutions evaluated received a pass.

IFP goes to court for corruption report

2012-12-10 19:35

The Inkatha Freedom Party has lodged an application in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban in a bid to compel the eThekwini metropolitan municipality to publicly release a 700-page forensic report.

Graft report: Officials take secrecy oath

2012-10-23 17:41

Durban councillors may view a full, controversial, 700-page forensic audit forensic report on fraud and corruption, but only after being sworn to secrecy, the KwaZulu-Natal government says.

Police to probe 10111 woes

2012-10-01 22:20

The police have vowed to prepare a comprehensive response to the findings by the auditor general that nearly 60% of crimes reported to its 10111 call centre were not registered and not investigated.

AG faults NPA for missing targets

2012-09-12 21:00

The Auditor General has given the National Prosecuting Authority an unqualified audit opinion, but pointed out that it fell short on four out of 11 strategic targets.

Nombembe: Work together for clean audits

2012-09-12 17:13

Auditor general Terence Nombembe has urged mayors and municipal managers to work together to achieve clean audits.

No to service delivery by 'hook, crook or tender'

2012-09-11 15:54

Making local government everybody’s business does not mean realising service delivery goals “by hook, crook or tender”, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

Disciplinary panel: Fire Dingani

2012-09-06 20:59

A disciplinary panel has recommended that Secretary to Parliament Zingile Dingani be fired with immediate effect, says Deputy Speaker Nomaindia Mfeketo.

ANC backs withholding of fraud report

2012-08-15 19:15

The ANC in the eThekwini region has backed the municipality's decision not to release the full contents of a forensic report on fraud and corruption until all disciplinary processes had been completed.


Nombembe: SA needs responsible leaders

2014-05-28 12:30

Responsible leadership is needed for a better future for all South Africans, former auditor general Terence Nombembe says.

AG report probes R17.6bn

2013-11-24 14:26

A probe by outgoing auditor-general Terence Nombembe on the use of consultants by the KwaZulu-Natal government has found that three departments were responsible for 84% of the R17.6bn spent on consultants between April 2008 and March 2011.

Government wastes R30.8bn

2013-11-13 22:06

The latest audit report of national and provincial government shows that wastage now stands at about R30.8bn.

Northern Cape audit shows improvement - ANC

2013-10-14 18:49

The Northern Cape ANC has welcomed the outcomes of Auditor General Terence Nombembe's audit of the provincial government.

Provinces blow billions on consultants

2013-10-13 13:45

Three reports by outgoing auditor general Terence Nombembe show that the Northern Cape, Gauteng and Mpumalanga spent more than R21.1bn on consultants between April 2008 and March 2011.

NYDA defends R7.6m performance bonuses

2013-10-02 15:05

The National Youth Development Agency has justified the salaries and bonuses paid to management and staff, while defending itself against audit findings.

SAA, SA Express and Transnet miss targets

2013-09-26 18:19

The public enterprises department has missed about a third of its performance targets, notably goals related to the state-owned airlines and Transnet.

SABC to focus on skills shortage when debt-free

2013-09-12 15:51

The SABC says it plans to invest in staff training when it has paid off a loan, after an audit highlighted that skilled financial employees had vacated crucial posts.

Cosatu 'shocked' by SABC audit report

2013-09-11 22:23

Cosatu has expressed shock at the auditor general's disclaimer audit report on the SABC.

Bartenders, welders apply for AG job

2013-08-28 11:02

Bartenders, welders, petrol attendants and labourers are among the candidates who have applied for Terence Nombembe’s position of auditor general.

Clean municipal audits take a knock

2013-08-13 15:09

Progress towards municipalities and municipal entities achieving clean audits has been slow, says auditor general Terence Nombembe.

KZN corruption report released

2013-07-23 19:12

A forensic report on corruption in the eThekwini municipality has been released to 11 media and civil society institutions, a KwaZulu-Natal government official says.

Protector gets more Nkandla info

2013-07-22 14:29

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has received more information in her probe into the upgrading of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, her office says.

DA: Nkandla report must be made public

2013-07-01 22:23

The DA has lashed out at the department of public works claiming that the classification policy adopted for classifying the Nkandla report was not law.

DA claims forensic report interference

2013-04-24 21:15

Auditors cannot do their jobs properly because the ANC in the eThekwini is withholding information highlighted in the Manase forensic report, the DA in KwaZulu-Natal says.

R25bn down the drain

2013-03-17 10:38

The R24.8bn wasteful spending by local government could have been used to foot President Jacob Zuma's salary for 9 000 years, says the SA Institute of Race Relations.

Govt can plug skills shortage, says AG

2013-02-21 16:06

Recruiting and training chartered accountants could help ease service delivery problems, says Auditor General Terence Nombembe.

Mmemezi misused more public funds - DA

2012-11-07 07:17

Former Gauteng local government MEC Humphrey Mmemezi used public funds to build a wall and upgrade security systems at his private residence while in office, the Democratic Alliance says.

Financial chaos plagues public works

2012-10-01 22:20

Financial chaos continues to dog the public works department, according to the auditor general, despite various changes and turnaround plans in the department in the past few years.

Compensation fund fails another audit test

2012-09-14 18:03

The Compensation Fund remains in financial shambles, according to Auditor General Terence Nombembe.

Road Accident Fund in financial straits

2012-09-12 17:35

The beleaguered Road Accident Fund remains technically bankrupt, according its latest annual report tabled in Parliament.

Municipalities must meet citizens' expectations

2012-09-11 18:32

Municipal expenses should match citizens' perceptions of service delivery, says Auditor General Terence Nombembe.

Municipalities must work together

2012-09-11 14:33

Municipalities must work together to achieve clean administrations, says Auditor General Terence Nombembe.

Parly gets unqualified audit

2012-08-30 18:12

Auditor General Terence Nombembe has given Parliament an unqualified audit opinion on its 2011/12 financial statements for the sixth consecutive year.

Cabinet concerned about audit results

2012-08-02 18:35

Cabinet has expressed grave concern at the poor quality of audit results revealed in Auditor General Terence Nombembe's latest report on municipalities.

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