n IMFO : Official Journal of the Institute of Municipal Finance Officers - Government cracks the whip on officials learning finance : newspaper extracts




Extracted from text ... 30 IMFO ? Spring 2006 Johannesburg-In an acknowledgement that municipal officials lacked the skills needed to adequately perform their du-ties, the government was sending them back to school, it emerged yesterday. About 40 municipal managers and officials from around the country will go back to school in September for nine months to learn the intricacies of fi-nance and budgeting. About 1500 mu-nicipal officials from the country's 248 municipalities are expected to be trained in the next three years. This comes after the national treas-ury, local government sector education and training authority and the Wits Business School started a certificate in ..


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