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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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SA must work to make govt more accountable
It’s clear that the South African government recognises the importance of partnerships with civil society in boosting accountability, writes Fola Adeleke. But it stands accused of paying lip service to the idea of inclusivity. Indeed, the shrinking space for civil society in governance that is seen around the world is also evident in South Africa.

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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 learner’s and driver’s licences, specifically in Gauteng, with a view to highlighting corruption trends in licence departments. Our analysis indicated that corrupt practices are acceptable even if deterrent measures such as cameras are implemented, and it is often the officials who 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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