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The Solidarity Fund, set up by government in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak in South Africa, to support the healthcare sector in its efforts to flatten the curve of infection numbers and to provide humanitarian support to vulnerable households and communities who have been affected by the virus among other things.
The Solidarity Fund, set up by government in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak in South Africa, to support the healthcare sector in its efforts to flatten the curve of infection numbers and to provide humanitarian support to vulnerable households and communities who have been affected by the virus among other things.
Solidarity fund on a roll

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CW annual report: Public fights corruption in key sectors

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Corruption Watch's 2019 annual report, released today, highlights the organisation's focus shift towards fighting corruption in the provision of policing services, healthcare, and in addressing the dire circumstances of marginalised mining and other disadvantaged communities.
Corruption Watch's 2019 annual report, released today, highlights the organisation's focus shift towards fighting corruption in the provision of policing services, healthcare, and in addressing the dire circumstances of marginalised mining and other disadvantaged communities.
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Jail time for price fixers during COVID-19 outbreak
More than 25 retailers have been found guilty of price inflation during the national COVID-19 outbreak after consumers complained about the corrupt practices to competition and consumer watchdogs.
More than 25 retailers have been found guilty of price inflation during the national COVID-19 outbreak after consumers complained about the corrupt practices to competition and consumer watchdogs.

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This is the message Corruption Watch's team of graffiti artists so effectively and compellingly portrayed on 9 December 2019, International Anti-Corruption Day, when they created a one-of-a-kind mural alongside a Soweto road. "Sizo bathola" - we will find them, we will find the wrong-doers.
This is the message Corruption Watch's team of graffiti artists so effectively and compellingly portrayed on 9 December 2019, International Anti-Corruption Day, when they created a one-of-a-kind mural alongside a Soweto road. "Sizo bathola" - we will find them, we will find the wrong-doers.
This is the message Corruption Watch's team of graffiti artists so effectively and compellingly portrayed on 9 December 2019, International Anti-Corruption Day, when they created a one-of-a-kind mural alongside a Soweto road. "Sizo bathola" - we will find them, we will find the wrong-doers.
Sizo bathola - we will find them, and we will expose them

Sizo bathola

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Solidarity fund on a roll

It is important for the recently established Solidarity Fund, set up by government in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak in South Africa, to operate with transparency and to exercise good governance. This way, South Africans will have faith in its work, which is to respond urgently to the devastation brought on by the Read more >

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The education department must act to curb infection

My Covid-19 story: Khuthalo Mahlangu, a grade 5 learner The Department of Basic Education should have planned properly for the shutdown when they realised and found out about the virus and alerted the nation and made us aware of the virus. The department failed to think and plan when schools closed, especially in the townships. Read more >

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