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AG blames unstable systems, ill-discipline for poor Covid relief delivery

‘We could have achieved much more,’ says new auditor-general after second Covid relief funds audit

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Government initiatives to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown were undermined by the state’s failure to have stable systems and discipline in place.

Instead, these initiatives landed in an environment of compromised internal controls which minimised their effectiveness.

This is according to auditor-general Tsakani Maluleke, who on Wednesday published the second audit on Covid-19 funds, covering the period up to the end of October...

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