Auditor-general reports a progressive, marginal three-year improvement in national and provincial government audit results

CAPE TOWN – The auditor-general (AG), Kimi Makwetu, today reported a slight improvement in the audit results of national and provincial governments over the past three years.
Releasing this year's audit outcomes of national and provincial government departments and public entities (auditees), Makwetu revealed that in the three-year period under review (2013-14 to 2015-16), 24 % of the auditees improved their audit results; 14 % regressed; while the results of the majority (62 %) remained unchanged.
He further announced that during this period, public entities fared the best with continuous improvement year on year; however, the audit results of departments regressed in 2015-16.

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