What value do we get from DIRCO?

It was alleged that a South African diplomat in Vienna had caused €40,000 worth of damages in two years to a rented luxury apartment. South Africa’s Consul-General in Los Angeles, Thandile Sunduza, has insisted that the R238,253 per year allocated for her personal residence is inadequate, and reportedly turned down over 30 properties, coveting a home on LA’s swanky Rodeo Drive. In 2016 Sibisiso Ndebele was recalled as High Commissioner in Australia due to allegations of R10 million in kickbacks from tenders while a minister.