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2016 CPI to be released this week
Global anti-corruption organisation Transparency International releases its 22nd annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, 25 January 2017. This year’s index ranks 176 countries/territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption - watch this space to see how South Africa fares.
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Licence corruption draws youth off the straight path
Corruption Watch researchers recently analysed the reports we have received pertaining to applications for driver’s licences, specifically in Gauteng, with a view to highlighting corruption trends in licence departments. Not only bribery, bot also irregular employment, embezzlement of funds, and corruption pertaining to fraudulent documents are happening in licence centres around the province.
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SA falling short on OGP commitments
South Africa's second end-of-term report for its Open Government Partnership activities was a disappointment. Out of seven commitments, the country completed none, nor did it achieve any milestones. This means that after the completion of two action plan cycles, South Africa has fulfilled one commitment out of 15.

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2016 CPI to be released this week

Global anti-corruption organisation Transparency International releases its 22nd annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, 25 January 2017. This year’s index ranks 176 countries/territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption. The index draws on 13 surveys covering expert assessments and views of businesspeople. South Africa has not stood out in recent years, unless for Read more >

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SA’s youth can shape a corruption-free future

by Sabeehah Motala Corruption has no age. As the voices speaking out against corruption grow, more and more young people are getting in touch with Corruption Watch to report on their experiences. What the data has shown is striking – evidence of corruption affecting young people in their most earnest endeavours. Young people are fighting Read more >

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