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Four reasons why corruption matters
Corruption is everyone's problem, writes Oliver Bullough in this opinion piece for Al Jazeera. Just because you live in a wealthy country or are well off yourself doesn't mean that you can be complacent or uncaring - because corruption affects us all.
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Who will be South Africa's first Integrity Idol?
The global campaign Integrity Idols, which aims to find and laud honest civil servants who display integrity and commitment in their work and outside of it, arrives in South Africa next week. The local version of the programme launches on 16 January - read more about how you can take part.
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People's Tribunal: call for information and witnesses
The People’s Tribunal on Economic Crimes convenes in February 2018 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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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 >

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Four reasons why corruption matters

By Oliver Bullough First published on Al Jazeera More than a trillion dollars are stolen from the world’s poorest countries every year, which is such a vast sum that it is hard to visualise. That amount of money would get you Apple, with enough left over to buy every sterling-denominated note or coin in circulation. Read more >

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