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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
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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.

Human settlements dept gets clean audit

2011-10-12 16:00

The human settlements department has achieved its 17th consecutive unqualified audit report since 1994.

Public Works can't account for R2.1bn

2011-10-03 16:06

The auditor general says the department of public works is unable to account for spending of more than R2.1bn during the 2010/11 financial year.

Clean audit for Gauteng premier

2011-09-23 14:17

The Gauteng premier's office says it has been given a clean audit for the second financial year.

SIU probes dodgy housing contracts

2011-04-19 16:04

Housing Minister Tokyo Sexwale says "questionable" contracts worth R2bn are being examined by the Special Investigating Unit.

AG names and shames state spendthrifts

2010-11-17 16:40

The Auditor General has exposed irregular spending in government departments, saying defence is the worst offender.

 

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
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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.

AG gives Public Works the red card

2011-10-04 07:35

Public Works Minister Gwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde's department has been given a disclaimer by the auditor general, one of the worst audit reports possible, a report shows.

Public Works can't account for R2.1bn

2011-10-03 16:06

The auditor general says the department of public works is unable to account for spending of more than R2.1bn during the 2010/11 financial year.

Nombembe: Most councils fail audits

2011-06-29 11:57

Auditor General Terence Nombembe says only seven out of 237 municipalities received a clean audit for the 2009/10 financial year.

State still wasting millions - AG

2011-01-19 15:39

The Auditor General says that government departments and state entities have shown marginal improvement in audits but are still losing hundreds of millions.

SA AG gets clean audit report

2010-09-03 12:16

The Auditor-General of SA has received a clean audit report, reflecting a commitment to lead by example in financial reporting, good governance and accountability.

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