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Corruption Watch is one of the co-chairs of the newly-launched Transparency, Integrity and Accountability programme, or TIP, in South Africa. The initiative falls under the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, with support from the German and Swiss governments, and implemented locally by GIZ. It adopts a multi-sectoral approach to preventing corruption, with a focus on public procurement.
Corruption Watch is one of the co-chairs of the newly-launched Transparency, Integrity and Accountability programme, or TIP, in South Africa. The initiative falls under the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, with support from the German and Swiss governments, and implemented locally by GIZ. It adopts a multi-sectoral approach to preventing corruption, with a focus on public procurement.
DPME's new TIP programme to fight corruption in public procurement
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Final Zondo Commission report released, accountability must now ensue

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The handover of the final report of the state capture inquiry represents a critical step towards some sort of national reckoning, says Corruption Watch. It must, however, be followed by concrete processes that set in motion appropriate investigations by law enforcement agencies, and eventual accountability for those implicated.
The handover of the final report of the state capture inquiry represents a critical step towards some sort of national reckoning, says Corruption Watch. It must, however, be followed by concrete processes that set in motion appropriate investigations by law enforcement agencies, and eventual accountability for those implicated.
Today, 23 June, is World Whistle-blower Day, and our latest two-part mini-series highlights a new report titled Whistle-blower protection in South Africa: Where to from here?. This is part 2, which looks broadly at various recommendations to strengthen protection for reporters. Part 1 provided an overview of the protection framework in South Africa, and highlighted some of the flaws.
Today, 23 June, is World Whistle-blower Day, and our latest two-part mini-series highlights a new report titled Whistle-blower protection in South Africa: Where to from here?. This is part 2, which looks broadly at various recommendations to strengthen protection for reporters. Part 1 provided an overview of the protection framework in South Africa, and highlighted some of the flaws.
We need much more: strengthening protection for whistle-blowers

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Good on paper, poor in practice: SA's whistle-blower protection regime
Today, 23 June, is World Whistle-blower Day, and our latest two-part mini-series highlights a new report titled Whistle-blower protection in South Africa: Where to from here?. The report was released in May by activism organisation Just Share, and assesses the effectiveness of legal frameworks in place to protect whistle-blowers. It also looks at various recommendations to strengthen protection for reporters.
Today, 23 June, is World Whistle-blower Day, and our latest two-part mini-series highlights a new report titled Whistle-blower protection in South Africa: Where to from here?. The report was released in May by activism organisation Just Share, and assesses the effectiveness of legal frameworks in place to protect whistle-blowers. It also looks at various recommendations to strengthen protection for reporters.

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DPME’s new TIP programme to fight corruption in public procurement

South Africa’s Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME), together with the German and Swiss governments, has embarked on a new tripartite programme, the South African–German–Swiss Cooperation on the Transparency, Integrity and Accountability programme (TIP) in South Africa. With the focus on open public procurement, TIP is designed with a multi-sectoral approach involving all relevant Read more >

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Wheel of justice is turning, slowly but noticeably

By Karam Singh and Janine ErasmusFirst published on Business Day South Africans can be forgiven for feeling despondent about the state of corruption in South Africa. Every other day, it seems, brings new revelations of alleged malfeasance and misdemeanour, not just from ordinary citizens but from the very top levels of leadership in our country. Read more >

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