Lindiwe Sisulu, the new Minister of Water and Sanitation, acknowledged during her budget debate in parliament that her department is living under a cloud and that “major financial mismanagement” has occurred by top officials.
She apparently undertook to reverse the situation as soon as possible. She can’t understand that so much money has been lost, and will try to stop the loopholes.
Observers wonder if action will be taken against those who have deliberately stole at the department, or will the eventually be redeployed in other sectors like normal ANC practice.
-Read the original article in Afrikaans in Vryburger / 2019-07-17
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