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More than 20 civil society groups - including Corruption Watch - have submitted their recommendations to the Zondo commission on how to reform the state and private sector in the wake of state capture. The group cautions against turning to the private sector to find solutions, saying that "banks, law firms, consultancies and accountants sit at the heart of the economy which enables corruption".
CSO coalition asks Zondo to probe private sector role in state capture

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Solidarity Helping Hand’s Study Fund Centre (SFC) is taking the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to court after allegations that the scheme erroneously paid billions to a student resurfaced this week.
Solidarity Helping Hand’s Study Fund Centre (SFC) is taking the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to court after allegations that the scheme erroneously paid billions to a student resurfaced this week.
NGO to take NSFAS to court over irregular expenditure

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"Our economy has not grown at any meaningful rate for over a decade." President Cyril Ramaphosa, delivering his third State of the Nation speech last night, acknowledged that economic growth has stalled and that the moment has come to confront the challenges head on. Read the full text of his speech.
"Our economy has not grown at any meaningful rate for over a decade." President Cyril Ramaphosa, delivering his third State of the Nation speech last night, acknowledged that economic growth has stalled and that the moment has come to confront the challenges head on. Read the full text of his speech.
SONA 2020: read the full text of Ramaphosa's speech

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"Our economy has not grown at any meaningful rate for over a decade." President Cyril Ramaphosa, delivering his third State of the Nation speech last night, acknowledged that economic growth has stalled and that the moment has come to confront the challenges head on. Read the full text of his speech.
End of the road for CPS, says Corruption Watch
Corruption Watch is delighted at the the final decision of the Constitutional Court to dismiss Cash Paymaster Services' application for leave to appeal the Supreme Court of Appeal judgment that ordered them to repay R316-million to the South African Social Security Agency. However, the organisation cautions, this is not the end of the matter as those who authorised the illegal payments must still be brought to book.

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This is the message Corruption Watch's team of graffiti artists so effectively and compellingly portrayed on 9 December 2019, International Anti-Corruption Day, when they created a one-of-a-kind mural alongside a Soweto road. "Sizo bathola" - we will find them, we will find the wrong-doers.
This is the message Corruption Watch's team of graffiti artists so effectively and compellingly portrayed on 9 December 2019, International Anti-Corruption Day, when they created a one-of-a-kind mural alongside a Soweto road. "Sizo bathola" - we will find them, we will find the wrong-doers.
Sizo bathola - we will find them, and we will expose them

Sizo bathola

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By Mandisi MajavuFirst published in The Conversation One of the shameful achievements of the African National Congress (ANC) in its 25 years of governing post-apartheid South Africa is that it’s living up to the political stereotype of what is wrong with post-colonial Africa – unethical and corrupt African leaders who exercise power through patronage. The widespread corruption Read more >

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