Audit reveals shambles at GCC

New broom: Thutlwe says his tenure will be different. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
New broom: Thutlwe says his tenure will be different. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

Failure to account for an amount of P22 million meant for orphan care is among a host of financial blunders the Auditor General has uncovered within the books of the country’s wealthiest local authority. Staff Writers, MBONGENI MGUNI and TSAONE BASIMANEBOTLHE report

The Gaborone City Council (GCC) has failed an audit into its 2010 accounts, with the Auditor General noting improper preparation of statements, numerous cases of financial ineptitude and poor record keeping.

In one howler uncovered by the Auditor General, under-aged orphans were found indicated as married!

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