Irregular expenditure at SABC has declined: Van Biljon

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The SABC has revealed in its 2018/2019 annual report that irregular expenditure at the public broadcaster had declined significantly to R336 million from R570 million the previous year.

The public broadcaster tabled the annual report in parliament on Monday.

SABC Chief Financial Officer, Yolande van Biljon says, “The irregular expenditure came to R336 million, it is a significant improvement on that of the past year which was R570 million and if you analyse it a little bit further the 336, about 41% of that related to actions from prior arrears that we still reporting on.”

Van Biljon says she is hopeful about that the budget she tabled.

She says, “Efforts of the past 18 months are starting to yield results and that gives me hope for the future.”

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