ARTICLES RELATING TO AUDITOR GENERAL

Irregular expenditure in municipalities balloons to over R16bn - AG

2017-06-22 11:38

Deviation from supply chain management regulations has resulted in irregular expenditure rising over 59% to R16.81bn, according to the local government audit outcomes report.

Lack of compliance by worst performing municipalities

2017-06-21 19:45

Municipalities in the North West, Northern Cape and Free State remain the poorest performing in terms of audit outcomes, the auditor general report has revealed.

Makwetu: AG not responsible for uncovering state capture

2017-06-13 20:31

It is not the job of the auditor general to uncover or report on state capture, but rather to ask uncomfortable questions if there are indications of wrongdoing, says Auditor General Kimi Makwetu.

Only one SOE achieves clean audit

2016-11-17 19:16

Of the 10 major public entities audited by the Auditor General South Africa, only one received a clean audit opinion.

AG report: These are SA's 3 worst performing provinces

2016-11-17 13:32

Three provinces did not improve their audit outcomes in the past three years, according to the recent audit report.

Nothing wrong with Sars investigative unit - AG

2016-11-04 19:43

Auditor General Kimi Makwetu says his office has found nothing untoward about the so-called “rogue unit” at the SA Revenue Service during the audit process.

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.

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.

 

Municipalities lack accountability for finances - AG

2017-06-22 05:00

Municipalities have consistently displayed a lack of accountability in managing their finances, warns the auditor general.

Only nine new municipalities out of 263 achieved clean audits - AG report

2017-06-21 11:12

The latest auditor general report shows little improvement in municipalities' audit outcomes, with 14 municipalities losing their clean audit opinions.

e-Tender portal could help save on irregular expenditure - analyst

2016-11-20 16:12

Introducing control measures for the supply chain management by public entities could help reduce irregular and fruitless and wasteful expenditure.

Post Office's late financials a concern - AG

2016-11-17 17:24

The loss-making Post Office is one of two public entities which received a qualified audit opinion for the year 2015/16.

Irregular govt spend balloons to over R46bn

2016-11-16 18:50

Irregular expenditure by government departments and public entities has soared by nearly 40% over the past three years, the auditor general has revealed.

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.

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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.

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