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Are you complicit in corruption?
Complicit (adjective): choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having complicity. This is's word of the year for 2017, and it perfectly describes the global situation that has prompted and inspired millions to protest and call for harsh punishment for those involved in corruption, oppression and wrongdoing.
International Anti-Corruption Day 2017

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CW launches hard-hitting animation video on IACD 2017
In commemoration of 9 December 2017, International Anti-Corruption Day, a UN-designated day to raise awareness of corruption around the world, Corruption Watch has released a satirical animation video that highlights how corruption affects us all and why it matters to hold our leaders to account.
National Prosecuting Authority

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CW welcomes today’s judgment on Nxasana matter
Corruption Watch (CW) welcomes the judgment handed down today by Judge Dunstan Mlambo in the Pretoria High Court, regarding the position of the national director of public prosecutions. Today’s judgment found that the settlement agreement that led to the removal of Mxolisi Nxasana was unlawful and that the termination of Nxasana’s appointment was invalid and set aside. Furthermore, it confirmed that the subsequent appointment of Adv Shaun Abrahams as head of the NPA was also invalid and therefore set aside.

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Are you complicit in corruption?’s word of the year for 2017 is complicit. Complicit means “choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having partnership or involvement in wrongdoing.” Simply put, it means that even if you not are directly involved in such wrongdoing, you can be complicit indirectly if you know that someone Read more >

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Corruption in business: BLSA CEO Bonang Mohale speaks

By Steven Friedman The University of Johannesburg’s professor of political studies, Steven Friedman, speaks to Bonang Mohale, the CEO of Business Leadership South Africa, about growing concerns that corruption has become embedded in the way business is conducted in the country. Steven Friedman: How representative is Business Leadership South Africa of the country’s private sector? Read more >

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