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Irregular expenditure: the Top 10 offenders

Which South African government departments racked up the most irregular expenditure?

Picture: Supplied.

CAPE TOWN - Which government departments and entities were responsible for most of the R50 billion in irregular expenditure racked up during the past financial year?

Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu on Wednesday revealed that this R50 billion represents an increase of nearly R5 billion on the previous year.

Here's the list of Top 10 offenders:

  1. KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport R5.48 billion

  2. Water Trading Entity R4.56 billion

  3. Gauteng Roads and Transport R2 billion

  4. Department of Water and Sanitation R1.97 billion

  5. Department of Correctional Services R1.89 billion

  6. KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health R1.8 billion

  7. Gauteng Department of Health R1.7 billion

  8. Free State Police, Roads and Transport R1.6 billion

  9. Gauteng Human Settlements R1.38 billion

  10. North West Public Works and Roads R1.13 billion

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