EDITORIAL: KZN’s R48bn problem
The province is crumbling while its ANC leaders fiddle the books or squander taxpayers’ money
If you’re wondering why KwaZulu-Natal is such a wreck, a good place to start would be with the R48bn in irregular expenditure the province clocked up this past year.
Embarrassingly, the province’s human settlements department even sought condonation for a R400m irregular transaction — despite the possibility that criminal conduct was involved. And the provincial transport department clocked up R17bn in irregular expenditure too...