Entries by Corruption Watch

Auditor-General has eye on Covid-19 relief package

The Auditor-General of South Africa will be keeping a watchful eye on the use of funds marked for Covid-19 relief, particularly those coming from the R500-billion relief package announced in April 2020. In a parliamentary briefing in May Kimi Makwethu told the standing committee on the auditor-general that his office would undertake special audits of Covid-19 related funds.

CSOs request resumption of Zondo hearings

The Civil Society Working Group on State Capture, of which Corruption Watch is a member, has written to the Zondo Commission to ask that certain urgent issues be addressed as soon as possible. Among these are the release of an interim report, the speedy resumption of hearings with all necessary safety precautions in place, and the adaptation of the terms of reference to include virtual platforms for said hearings.