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AG report records improvement, but flags accountability shortfalls

The public health sector is in dire trouble, with its entities being responsible for a substantial amount of the unauthorised expenditure recorded by the Auditor-General of South Africa in its latest report on audit outcomes of provincial and national departments.   Auditor-general Tsakani Maluleke briefed the media on Wednesday afternoon, after having tabled the 2020/21 Public Read more >

Auditor-general: local government on the brink of collapse

By Kwazi Dlamini Auditor-General (AG) Tsakani Maluleke has called on leadership at both political and administrative level to make a determined commitment to tackling the scourge of corruption and irregular expenditure in local government. The consequences will be dire otherwise. Delivering her consolidated annual Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) report on local government for the Read more >

Poor planning for Covid-19 relief funds left municipalities vulnerable to fraud

By Kwazi Dlamini  Auditor-General (AG) Tsakani Maluleke continues to raise concerns with the way local governments have handled the Covid-19 relief funds. Maluleke released the third special audit report on Covid-19 related initiatives, together with the 2019/20 Municipal Finance Management Act report – which we cover in an upcoming article – and 43 municipalities were put under the microscope for several reasons.  They include municipalities which contributed the highest amount for irregular Read more >

PFMA 2020: improvement here and there, but not sustained

The latest national and provincial government audit outcomes, released by the Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) on 31 March, show “signs of improvement” in some auditees, according to Auditor-General (AG) Tsakani Maluleke. The work was conducted under the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and covered the financial year of 2019-2020. Besides the provincial and national departments, Read more >

Recruitment:
deputy auditor-general

Location: Gauteng Requirement Overview The deputy auditor-general is head of administration of the office of the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) in terms of section 32 of the Public Audit Act, subject to the directions of the auditor-general. Roles and Responsibilities Key to the role is the achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives. The deputy Read more >