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Still waiting for promised RDP houses, nine years later
In Mdantsane, East London, 27 families have been waiting for nine years for RDP houses promised to them. Instead of the six months that they expected, they have been living for nearly a decade in substandard container homes. Ward councillors and municipality representatives have had nothing to say on the matter.

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People's Tribunal issues call for evidence
A call for evidence has been issued by the newly-formed People's Tribunal on Economic Crime, and the first hearings will take place in November. The People’s Tribunal is organised by citizens, and is not a statutory body. It will scrutinise the inter-connected nature of state capture in South Africa, joining the dots over the past four decades from apartheid-era economic crime to the post-apartheid arms deal and the current era of what we call state capture.
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People's Tribunal: call for information and witnesses
The People’s Tribunal on Economic Crimes convenes in November for the first time. The tribunal is driven by civil society, including Corruption Watch, and seeks to interrogate the continuities in grand corruption in South Africa over the past 40 years, from apartheid to contemporary state capture. It hopes to stimulate informed public debate and engagement in the continuities of corruption in South Africa, and identify actors in the private and public sector who have committed or been complicit in acts of corruption or economic crime.

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Corruption rampant in South Africa – Corruption Watch

By Anine Kilian First published on Engineering News There are a multiplicity of factors that drive corruption in both public and private institutions throughout South Africa, nongovernmental organisation Corruption Watch chairperson Mavuso Msimang said on Tuesday. Addressing delegates at the ninth Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa Corporate Governance conference, in Johannesburg, he highlighted that, in the Read more >

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AEPF: SA professionals do have ethical courage

Professionals working in the auditing and accounting fields in South Africa are generally keen to report unethical behaviour within their fields, provided the conditions under which they do so are conducive and supportive. There are risks involved in exposing corruption or unethical behaviour, and if companies and professional bodies do not curb incidents of intimidation, Read more >

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