Outgoing Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu dies aged 54

File: Kimi Makwetu passed away on 11 November 2020 after a battle with lung cancer. GCIS

JOHANNESBURG - Outgoing Auditor-General, Kimi Makwetu has died in hospital aged 54.

The auditor general's office has released a statement confirming that he was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in 2018.

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The news comes, less than a week, after Makwetu was appointed to the United Nations Independent Audit Advisory Committee. 

Makwetu was appointed auditor-general in December 2013.

He had spent seven years as the country's deputy auditor-general.


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