Newsletter 267 - Reports on School & General - The Auditor-General of SA - PART 1
The following series of articles focus on the work of the Auditor-General. Various reports have been abridged with a general focus on South African Education/Schooling.
It is simply mind boggling that there is simply little to no consequence to the horrified findings in these various reports. In fact we ought to have a "Zondo Commission" on the Auditor-General's Reports since 2000. The amount of money unaccounted for, going missing, misdirected all mentioned in these qualified and unqualified reports with findings is mind blowingly staggering. These qualified and unqualified reports with findings opens the flood gates for corruption, theft, misappropriation and fraud.
The South African government and its state organs from investigative to judiciary (law enforcement) agencies have failed us.
Role of the AGSA in the reporting process
The role of the AGSA is to reflect on the audit work performed to assist the portfolio committee in its oversight role of assessing the performance of the entities in its portfolio, taking into consideration the objective of the committee to produce a budgetary review and recommendations report.
21 November 2018
Auditor-general reports an overall deterioration in the audit results of national and provincial government departments and their entities
CAPE TOWN –
Unheeded previous years’ audit recommendations impact audit outcomes
Collective effort towards wholesale clean administration and accountability
“Those who have received and maintained positive audit results continue to demonstrate that wholesale clean administration and accountability in the public sector are possible, if only we can focus on doing the basics right. We remain committed to working tirelessly (within our mandate) and with all those charged with governance and oversight to strengthen financial and performance management in national and provincial government,” said Makwetu.