The Democratic Alliance has written to the International Monetary Fund asking it to request the South African government to provide an update on how the US$4.5 million emergency funding loan to recently provided to South Africa has been spent. The African News Agency reports that the DA has written to IMF executive director Kristalina Georgieva to draw the fund’s attention to the government’s decision to proceed with a further R10.5 billion bailout for South African Airways, DA shadow minister of finance Geordin Hill-Lewis said in a statement today.