THE Provincial Legislature wants the Eastern Cape provincial administration to take tougher action against civil servants who mismanage taxpayers’ money . This emerged on Tuesday following public hearings by the standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) last week, where eight departments were scrutinised for their 2008-9 audit reports.

The Democratic Alliance’s Bobby Stevenson said Scopa’s findings were a tragic indictment on the lack of administrative and political accountability that existed in the province.  Read the full story in the Daily Dispach.

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