Education is the ‘weakest link’

2016-10-16 18:00

Auditor-General finds against the education department for the third consecutive year

Blade clips wings of Retail Seta

2016-10-10 18:49

The Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority will be under administration for a 12-month period, following a fallout with Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande.

AG: Gauteng, W Cape performed well

2014-11-26 13:12

Gauteng and the Western Cape have recorded “good and solid performance” in this year’s audit outcomes of national and provincial government departments.

Presidency gets unqualified audit

2013-10-06 15:39

The Minister in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation has expressed delight over the fact that several departments have received unqualified audits.

Theft scars SA consumer watchdog

2013-09-25 15:43

Stolen paperwork is among the reasons South Africa's consumer watchdog received a qualified audit report, with irregular spending stated at R15.6m.

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.

Financial woes threaten local government

2013-02-12 16:56

Local government needs urgent intervention after a report stated that it was riddled with financial woes and corruption, says the SA Municipal Workers' Union.

We deserve pat on the back, says NYDA

2012-09-27 14:42

The National Youth Development Agency has hit back at criticism of its financial affairs, suggesting it should actually be complimented on its performance.

Cosatu: Cape Town finances concerning

2012-07-24 17:48

The financial affairs of the City of Cape Town are deteriorating, says Cosatu.

Cosatu calls for municipalities debate

2012-07-24 11:42

Cosatu has demanded a national debate on a turnaround strategy for municipalities across the country.


Denel unqualified audit questioned

2016-10-12 12:53

DA MP Natasha Mazzone has asked the auditor general to explain why state-owned entity Denel received an unqualified audit, while it contravened the Public Finance Management Act.

Secret oil sale yielded even less than stated R5bn

2016-09-26 15:21

The auditor general has found the sale of South Africa's strategic fuel stock to be unlawful and negligent.

Praise for first female deputy AG

2014-03-16 13:07

Tsakani Ratsela has become the first woman to be appointed to the position of deputy auditor general in the organisation's 103-year history.

AG sinks water affairs over paperwork

2013-09-26 15:29

A lack of paperwork to track infrastructure spending totalling billions of rands is among the reasons water affairs received another qualified audit last year.

Wasted billions shock Cosatu

2013-03-20 11:43

The Congress of SA Trade Unions says it is appalled by the auditor general's latest audit, which showed R24.8bn has disappeared due to wasteful expenditure.

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.

Government losing grip on finances

2013-02-12 08:54

Financial controls in government departments and municipalities are slackening, Auditor General Terence Nombembe has found.

Government owes auditor general R500m

2012-09-05 07:45

The three spheres of government owe auditor general Terrence Nombembe nearly R500m in unpaid audit fees, according to a report.

Gauteng fares poorly in audit

2012-07-24 17:16

Only 5% of the local government entities in Gauteng received clean audits, shows the auditor general's report.

Joburg gets second qualified audit

2012-01-26 10:52

The Johannesburg council has received another qualified audit, due largely to questions around its revenue management system.

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