Auditor General

Auditor-general not constitutionally obliged to publish municipal reports: high court

Auditor-general Tsakani Maluleke is not compelled to publish management reports regarding the state of the municipalities. The Pretoria high court recently dismissed an application by Sakeliga seeking access to the management reports. The non-profit organisation applied to the court for an order instructing Maluleke to release the management reports of 154 municipalities.[…]

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Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu passes on

Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has passed away. Makwetu was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2018 and passed away in hospital at the age of 54. Condolences are pouring in on social media following the news. Government has sent condolences to the Makwetu family via its official Twitter account and Transport Minister[…]

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The municipal horror stories from the latest audit report

The auditor-general’s annual municipal audit report, released this week, details the alarming state of financial management at most of South Africa’s towns and cities. Only 18 of the country’s 257 municipalities received clean audits in the past financial year. See also: These municipalities are wasting the most taxpayer money Unauthorised,[…]

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Necsa and AG engage over costs

A year after South African Nuclear Energy Corporation SOC Limited (Necsa) refused to sign off its 2014/15 annual report prepared by the auditor general of South Africa for the financial year ending March 31 2015, the same issue with the auditor general has hampered progress in respect of Necsa’s 2015/16[…]

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