500 corruption complaints

Corruption Watch, the anti-corruption civil society organisation launched early this year, has already received 500 reports of alleged corruption. According to Corruption Watch spokesperson Bongi Mlangeni, 32% of the cases are related to grievances about banks, misconduct by lawyers, municipal mismanagement, and business-to-business fraud. Mlangeni said 25% of cases still required further assessment as they Read more >

Corruption ‘decreasing’

Gains were being made in the country's on-going battle against the scourge of fraud and corruption, civil society NGO Corruption Watch, yesterday reported. More than 500 complaints were received by the organisation after its launch in late January. The Cosatu-initiated organisation said that municipalities, traffic police officials and the health sector were at the top Read more >

Corruption Watch gets 500 cases

More than 500 cases of corruption were reported to Corruption Watch (CW) during their debut month, the civil society organisation said yesterday. The organisation that deals with corruption complaints by ordinary civilians from  around the country, said municipalities, traffic officers, and the health sector were repeatedly mentioned in the  corruption cases reported to them within Read more >

Anti-graft group has 500 cases in first month

In its first month of existence, Corruption Watch received 500 complaints from the public, the organisation said yesterday. Complaints about municipalities, traffic officers and the health sector featured the most prominently, according to a statement. Corruption Watch was started as a non-profit organisation by Cosatu in January. Less than half the reported cases fell within Read more >

Public support war against corruption

In its first month of existence, Corruption Watch received 500 complaints from the      public, the organisation said yesterday. Complaints about municipalities, traffic officers and the health sector featured the most prominently.   "The strong response from the public… reflects a clear willingness on the part of members of the public to reveal their Read more >

Our Speaker’s mouth-watering shopping list

The Speaker of the Gauteng legislature requested that her office buy groceries amounting to thousands of rand. The request was granted and was signed for by the head of finance. The shopping order for Lindiwe Maseko took place in March last year and was sent to the City Spar in Meyersdal, where groceries consisting mainly Read more >

Arms deal report must be made public, insists DA

If the arms deal inquiry is to have credibility the final report must be made public. "The fact is that we will never reach closure on the arms deal if President Jacob Zuma does not make the final report or parts of the final report of the arms deal commission of inquiry public," said DA Read more >

Call for people to report corruption

22 January 2012 – Corruption Watch welcomes the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan’s call for the public to report incidents of corruption to the new civil society initiative and official reporting channels.   “The call for people to speak out and report corrupt behaviour is integral to combating corruption,” said executive director, David Lewis.   Read more >