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The Southern African Anti-corruption Network - which includes Corruption Watch - has condemned in a press statement the heavy-handed treatment of peaceful anti-corruption protesters in Zimbabwe. The network reminds Zimbabwe of its obligations under various regional, continental and international human rights instruments and treaties, and demands that authorities cease to violate protesters' rights.
The Southern African Anti-corruption Network - which includes Corruption Watch - has condemned in a press statement the heavy-handed treatment of peaceful anti-corruption protesters in Zimbabwe. The network reminds Zimbabwe of its obligations under various regional, continental and international human rights instruments and treaties, and demands that authorities cease to violate protesters' rights.
SAACoN condemns Zim authorities' action against peaceful protests
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An amendment to the Ipid Act is in motion, and this will address gaps and weaknesses. At a meeting in July of the parliamentary portfolio committee of police, chairperson Tine Joemat-Petterson revealed that her office has started the process of drafting an amendment bill – and she has already seen the first draft.
An amendment to the Ipid Act is in motion, and this will address gaps and weaknesses. At a meeting in July of the parliamentary portfolio committee of police, chairperson Tine Joemat-Petterson revealed that her office has started the process of drafting an amendment bill – and she has already seen the first draft.
Ipid amendment bill will address gaps, clip minister's wings

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Transparent tenders will cut Covid-related corruption

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Numerous reports of personal protection equipment tenders worth millions have surfaced in the media recently, and corruption allegations have been levelled against high-profile government officials. Caroline James and Karam Jeet Singh of CW's legal and investigations unit ask government to make procurement information freely accessible to help fight corruption during the Covid-19 pandemic. This measure has worked well in Nigeria and Ukraine, and we would do well to implement it.
Numerous reports of personal protection equipment tenders worth millions have surfaced in the media recently, and corruption allegations have been levelled against high-profile government officials. Caroline James and Karam Jeet Singh of CW's legal and investigations unit ask government to make procurement information freely accessible to help fight corruption during the Covid-19 pandemic. This measure has worked well in Nigeria and Ukraine, and we would do well to implement it.
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SIU investigations into water dept are progressing
The Special Investigating Unit is making steady – albeit slow – progress in its probes into alleged corruption and maladministration at the Department of Water and Sanitation and various entities attached to it. The amounts of money involved are mind-boggling. Towards the end of June the SIU briefed the parliamentary standing committee on public accounts on its work in this regard.
The Special Investigating Unit is making steady – albeit slow – progress in its probes into alleged corruption and maladministration at the Department of Water and Sanitation and various entities attached to it. The amounts of money involved are mind-boggling. Towards the end of June the SIU briefed the parliamentary standing committee on public accounts on its work in this regard.

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Transparent tenders will cut Covid-related corruption

By Caroline James and Karam Jeet SinghFirst published on Maverick Citizen President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on 23 July 2020 a variety of measures to deal with Covid-related corruption. Mere days later the media exposed that Madzikane II Thandisizwe Diko – the husband of presidential spokesperson Khusela Diko – had received contracts worth R125-million for Covid-19 Read more >

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