Information Regulator must start doing its job

South Africa’s Information Regulator (IR) was established in 2016, as a provision of the Protection of Personal Information Act, or Popi. The IR came into being before Popi was in force, but sections pertaining to the entity were put into effect through a presidential proclamation in April 2014. Popi was signed into law in November Read more >

Vote now for your SA Integrity Idol!

South Africa’s first Integrity Idol will be announced at a public ceremony on 19 May at the Artscape Threatre Centre in Cape Town. Voting is now open, so don’t waste any more time – cast your vote and honour these exemplary public servants. How to vote? National voting begins on 4 May and ends on Read more >

Meet the 2018 Integrity Idols SA finalists!

The finalists in South Africa’s first Integrity Idol initiative have been announced. They are a doctor, a police captain, a nurse, two EMS responders, and an educator, drawn from across the country. South Africans were asked to nominate those civil servants working in the healthcare, education, and safety and security sectors, and whose work ethic Read more >

A nation’s fight against corruption and injustice

By Kavisha Pillay First published on News24 Time is constant; it is represented through change. Time is a concept that we usually take for granted – we believe that it will always be there, that we will always have enough of it, and that there will always be more. Unfortunately, ours is a country where Read more >

SGB elections: your chance to make a change!

School governing body (SGB) elections are currently under way, and will be until the end of March. Parents and guardians are strongly urged to take note of the date on which the voting will take place at their child’s school. The theme for this year’s elections is Be active, Be Principled. Vote wisely. Njalo!.  Participation Read more >

Be involved in children’s future: vote in SGB polls

By Melusi Ncala First published in The Herald The phrase “politics of the stomach” is familiar in political discussions in South Africa. The term is spoken among people seeking to strike deals or as justification for the forging of political relationships which inevitably lead to chasms between factions. When the words are heard, the mind Read more >

CW encourages parents to play role in school governance

Corruption Watch (CW) today launched a campaign focusing on the upcoming school governing body (SGB) elections, which take place from 1 – 31 March 2018. The objective of the campaign is to rally parents, teachers, principals and learners to exercise their votes to elect people of integrity so that our schools are well managed and Read more >

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. “#Wepay” is the product of a partnership between Corruption Watch Read more >

CW announces plans for Int’l Anti-Corruption Day

To commemorate International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December, Corruption Watch has planned a range of activities to mark the UN-designated day and to heighten awareness of the impact of corruption. The Corruption Watch team will launch a fresh, innovative animated video that highlights how corruption affects us all and why it matters to hold our Read more >