South African government aims to reduce ZAR 5 bln annual mobile phone expenditure

Thursday 31 October 2019 | 11:08 CET | News
South African finance minister Tito Mboweni says the government will stop buying mobile phones for public representatives and senior managers in the public service, SANews reported. Mboweni said this area of expenditure will be looked at with a view to forcing public servants to buy their own phones and claim for official calls. Mboweni said an audit showed government spends ZAR 5 billion on mobile phones "on a twelve month basis". 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: South Africa
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