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PFMA audit results: overall deterioration again

Our new two-part miniseries focuses on the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) audit outcomes for 2017/2018, tabled yesterday in Parliament by Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu, as well as the Public Audit Act (PAA) amendment bill that was signed into law a few days ago. On Tuesday 20 November, the Government Gazette carried the announcement that President Read more >

Zuma granted a stay in state capture case

The North Gauteng High Court will not issue an order forcing President Jacob Zuma to immediately implement the remedial action contained in the State of Capture report, released in October 2016 by former public protector Thuli Madonsela. Zuma filed an application opposing the implementation of the recommendations and asking for a judicial review of the Read more >

Forthright ConCourt our hero of the week

As Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng read out what has been termed the “Nkandla judgment” on Thursday last week, South Africans took to social media to celebrate the message in his ruling: the Constitution of the country is the paramount law of the country, and President Jacob Zuma – for having breached it – was in Read more >

Public can enforce PP remedial action through courts

Source: Office of the Public Protector It is okay for members of the public to take government to court if they believe that the public protector's remedial action should be implemented, Advocate Thuli Madonsela said last Thursday. She was taking part in a series of public conversations taking place last week on the sidelines of Read more >