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The time has come for South Africa to join the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative. This is one of the key points coming out of a Corruption Watch webinar that took place on 22 November 2022. The webinar coincided with the launch of two reports advancing a case for greater beneficial ownership transparency in South Africa's mining sector,
The time has come for South Africa to join the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative. This is one of the key points coming out of a Corruption Watch webinar that took place on 22 November 2022. The webinar coincided with the launch of two reports advancing a case for greater beneficial ownership transparency in South Africa's mining sector,
CW releases two new reports on beneficial ownership transparency in SA mining
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AG flags R12bn material irregularities loss across departments

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The latest Public Finance Management Act audit outcomes for the 2020/21 financial year, released on Wednesday 23 November 2022, reveal a R12-billion loss across departments due to material irregularities flagged by the office of the Auditor-General. However, there are notable improvements in the recovery of losses, strengthening of internal controls, and meting out consequences for transgressions, among others.
The latest Public Finance Management Act audit outcomes for the 2020/21 financial year, released on Wednesday 23 November 2022, reveal a R12-billion loss across departments due to material irregularities flagged by the office of the Auditor-General. However, there are notable improvements in the recovery of losses, strengthening of internal controls, and meting out consequences for transgressions, among others.
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The integrity and honesty of a Prasa employee highlights the importance of people coming forward with knowledge of suspicious goings-on. Though they might not be aware of it, their knowledge could be a corruption red flag. In this case, a massive insurance fraud scheme was uncovered at the rail agency, thanks to that one person.
The integrity and honesty of a Prasa employee highlights the importance of people coming forward with knowledge of suspicious goings-on. Though they might not be aware of it, their knowledge could be a corruption red flag. In this case, a massive insurance fraud scheme was uncovered at the rail agency, thanks to that one person.
Honest Prasa worker refuses corrupt money, exposes insurance fraud

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Weakened law-making system leads to inadequate legislation
South Africa's law-making regime is another casualty of the corruption and mismanagement that was prevalent during the state capture years, writes Caroline James, advocacy co-ordinator at amaBhungane. Read her detailed analysis of how a necessarily rushed submission by Corruption Watch and amaBhungane on the money laundering/terrorist financing amendment bill exposes the weakness of our legislative process.
South Africa's law-making regime is another casualty of the corruption and mismanagement that was prevalent during the state capture years, writes Caroline James, advocacy co-ordinator at amaBhungane. Read her detailed analysis of how a necessarily rushed submission by Corruption Watch and amaBhungane on the money laundering/terrorist financing amendment bill exposes the weakness of our legislative process.

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