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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 >

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 encourages parents to play role in school governance

Corruption Watch 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 resourced. Read more >

Who will be South Africa’s first Integrity Idol?

Corruption Watch is one of the organisations supporting the Integrity Idol South Africa initiative, which has arrived in our country and will launch on 16 January in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. The Accountability Lab and partners, including the Nelson Mandela Foundation, LifeCo UnLtd and Democracy Works Foundation, are driving the programme. Like its predecessors, Integrity Idol South Read more >

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 >

Top cops must be appointed transparently and on merit

Today Corruption Watch (CW) and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) launched a joint public awareness campaign for transparency and merit-based selection in the upcoming appointments of the South African Police Service (Saps) national commissioner and the head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations (the Hawks).  Both positions are vacant and the minister of Read more >

CW, ISS launch campaign for police appointments on merit

CW and ISS launch campaign for transparency in appointment of heads of SAPS and Hawks Today Corruption Watch (CW) and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) highlighted the need for transparency and public participation in the upcoming appointments of the SAPS national commissioner and the head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations (the Hawks).  Read more >

Youth must cultivate intolerance to corruption

With Youth Month just past, it’s important to remember that the problems faced by our young people happen every day, all year round. For instance, taking a driver’s test can be a daunting experience for any young person. It’s an act that affirms wishes for a bright future and independence – that feeling that comes Read more >