Local authorities fail to beat audit deadline


The Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Eric Molale has said only six out of 16 local authorities have met the deadline to submit their 2013-2014 accounts for audit. However, all the 12 Land Boards beat the June 30, 2014 deadline.

Among the councils, the South East is the worst offender after failing to submit accounts for audit in the last two years.

 Speaking in Parliament last week Molale said his ministry is examining accounts for local authorities for the financial year 2012-2013. The audits of Land Boards for the financial year ended 31 March 2014 are nearly complete.

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Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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