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Questions linger over Jova as health department stays mum

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Our big concern with Jova Vaccines Supply is that its director has many directorships, write Karam Singh and Kirsten Pearson. This is a red flag in the sense that no one person can feasibly stretch their time to such an extent and offer a meaningful value-adding service. And we don't see evidence of sufficient due diligence being done prior to granting the registration of companies or sufficient oversight of shelf companies.
Our big concern with Jova Vaccines Supply is that its director has many directorships, write Karam Singh and Kirsten Pearson. This is a red flag in the sense that no one person can feasibly stretch their time to such an extent and offer a meaningful value-adding service. And we don't see evidence of sufficient due diligence being done prior to granting the registration of companies or sufficient oversight of shelf companies.
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Transparency International’s 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index), released at the end of January 2021, highlights South Africa’s failure to move above 50 points on the index, write David Lewis and Janine Erasmus. The ANC’s unwillingness or inability to tackle corruption and crime in its own ranks is just one factor weighing on perceptions of the country.
Transparency International’s 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index), released at the end of January 2021, highlights South Africa’s failure to move above 50 points on the index, write David Lewis and Janine Erasmus. The ANC’s unwillingness or inability to tackle corruption and crime in its own ranks is just one factor weighing on perceptions of the country.
SA languishes in corruption index despite recent cleanup moves
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Former president Jacob Zuma and his co-accused, French arms company Thales, will finally go on trial for corruption, money laundering and racketeering charges on 17 May. This brings to an end years of slippery evasion and stalling on the part of the two accused, with some assistance from authorities along the way.
Former president Jacob Zuma and his co-accused, French arms company Thales, will finally go on trial for corruption, money laundering and racketeering charges on 17 May. This brings to an end years of slippery evasion and stalling on the part of the two accused, with some assistance from authorities along the way.
Zuma corruption trial date finally set down for 17 May

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Unemployed youth vulnerable to sextortion: CW youth survey 2020
In December 2020 CW published its second survey on youth and corruption, with several questions dedicated to their experiences with sextortion. While no extensive data exists to confirm whether sextortion is a problem in South Africa, or how widespread it is, wrote Sabeehah Motala at the time, the country’s endemic gender-based violence problem means it is not unthinkable that the two would interact at some point,.
In December 2020 CW published its second survey on youth and corruption, with several questions dedicated to their experiences with sextortion. While no extensive data exists to confirm whether sextortion is a problem in South Africa, or how widespread it is, wrote Sabeehah Motala at the time, the country’s endemic gender-based violence problem means it is not unthinkable that the two would interact at some point,.

Youth survey 2020

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Questions linger over Jova as health department stays mum

By Karam Singh and Kirsten PearsonFirst published on Business Live Corruption Watch is trying to keep a close eye on Covid-19 vaccine procurement and rollout. Given the experiences with personal protective equipment (PPE) procurement and the impact the vaccine rollout has on each resident’s lives, we believe it is critical to monitor. But our monitoring Read more >

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