ARTICLES RELATING TO WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE

Payback on cards for errant state accounting officers

2018-03-02 12:10

Parliament’s standing committee on the auditor general is on a mission to give the office of the Auditor General teeth to impose consequences on errant state and SOE accounting officers.

Ex-SA Express CEO paid R700k despite R35m wasted spend on his watch

2017-08-31 06:00

Former South African Express CEO Inati Ntshanga received a payout of R776 000 when he stepped down in March this year, Parliament has heard.

Gordhan could have slashed R1.1bn wasteful spend from budget - MP

2016-10-28 12:35

There are "shocking" levels of unnecessary expenditure hidden in the adjusted expenditure estimates announced in the mini budget, says DA MP David Maynier.

Gordhan roadshow: where's the belt tightening?

2016-03-15 14:07

The message of ministerial cost-cutting seems to have been short-lived, with the finance minister and his delegation flying business class and staying at top hotels.

Nxesi names and shames corrupt officials

2014-09-29 12:57

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has highlighted cases of employees who have been sacked because of fraud, after reporting billions of wasteful expenditure.

Coining it off ‘wasteful expenditure’

2014-08-31 11:53

A Limpopo law firm has made R576 000 in four hours “perusing” 32 tender files as part of a R1.4m deal to conduct a forensic investigation into a municipality.

 

Cosatu concerned that SAA cost-cutting will lead to jobs bloodbath

2017-11-17 21:00

It's all good and well to cut costs at SAA, but what about those who will lose their jobs, Cosatu has asked Parliament.

Myeni's cash binge

2017-01-22 06:10

Dudu has been hosting meetings at five-star hotels and splurging money meant for charities on the Zulu king’s wedding.

Prasa wastes billions in irregular spending

2016-10-03 18:39

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has incurred billions of rand in irregular expenditure in the most recent financial year.

Financial misconduct costs Gauteng R8m

2014-10-08 16:05

At least R8m has been lost due to financial misconduct in Gauteng during the 2013/2014 financial year, says the Public Service Commission.

Public Works' wasted R35bn shocking - Nxesi

2014-09-29 10:37

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has expressed shock at the R34.9bn in irregular expenditure uncovered by the department, going back as far as 2001.

Poor oversight led to Limpopo woes - union

2012-01-20 11:59

Limpopo's potential shortfall of R2bn is a result of poor oversight and a lack of clear policy direction, the Federation of Unions of SA says.

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