District passes austere budget

2008-06-02 00:00

An austere budget that drastically cuts down on the cost of entertainment, car hire and the use of consultants was unanimously passed by all parties in the uMgungundlovu District Council on Friday.

“We have, through the media and public opinion, received rightfully or wrongfully very adverse opinion as one of the worst institutions in the country and had become a point of reference for poor delivery, bad governance and financial misconduct. For two successive years we had audit disclaimers from the office of the auditor-general.”

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