Picture gallery: Unite Against Corruption march

While yesterday’s Unite Against Corruption march might not have brought us the numbers we hoped for – thanks in part to a couple of eleventh-hour obstacles – it was a success in other ways. It brought a group of widely diverse groups together for a common cause. It garnered substantial media coverage, mostly positive, including Read more >

The march to stop corruption

By David Lewis First published in City Press A grouping of civil society organisations has called on the public to demonstrate its outrage at escalating levels of corruption by joining marches on the Union Buildings and Parliament on Wednesday. As with so many other acts of malfeasance and maladministration, it is the poor and vulnerable Read more >

UAC – list of demands to be handed over at tomorrow’s march

UNITE AGAINST CORRUPTION DEMANDS   We, citizens and residents of South Africa, have gathered here in our thousands today under the banner of Unite Against Corruption to tell the government that we have had enough of corruption, which is crippling our economy, destroying jobs, stealing from the poor, sabotaging service delivery and undermining the basis Read more >

UAC march will go ahead on 30 September

UNITE AGAINST CORRUPTION PROTEST ACTION GOES AHEAD ON 30 SEPTEMBER Two days ahead of the first in a series of protest actions against corruption in South Africa on 30 September in Pretoria, Cape Town, and other cities around the country, the Unite Against Corruption coalition today released a statement in response to Nedlac’s decision not Read more >

UAC march goes ahead despite Nedlac

MEDIA ALERT: UAC MARCH GOES AHEAD DESPITE NEDLAC The organisers of the Unite Against Corruption march invite all media to a final press conference before we march on Wednesday 30 September. The broad spectrum of coalition members will be present and will include the trade unions, faith-based organisations, students and civil society. Four senior representatives Read more >

MYSA schools challenge 2015 closes on high note

The Model Youth South Africa (MYSA) Schools Challenge 2015 finished earlier in September on a high note. Together with Debate.Afrika, Corruption Watch guided another set of pupils towards a clearer understanding of corruption issues, and an improved set of debating skills. The competition aims to expose senior high school pupils to dilemmas associated with transparency, Read more >

Invitation: media briefing on march against corruption

Media Invitation: Briefing by Civil Society organisations supporting the Unite Against Corruption marches Civil society organisations endorsing the Unite Against Corruption marches on 30 September in Pretoria and Cape Town invite media to a briefing on Tuesday 22 September that will highlight the extent to which corruption affects the work of civil society, and the Read more >

Wits students take the test

As part of the ongoing My Hands Are Clean campaign, Corruption Watch’s mobile polygraph arrived at Wits University yesterday, to raise awareness of the dangers of corruption, and encourage students to not get involved in such activities. The event was organised by Tina Power, chairperson of Students for Law and Social Justice, and a campaigner Read more >

My Corruption-Free Africa – competition rules and conditions

My Corruption-Free Africa Competition rules and conditions My Corruption-Free Africa is an online competition that encourages African youth to participate in a writing and/or photography challenge based around the theme of anti-corruption. Eligibility: any African youth between the ages of 16 – 30 may submit an entry into the competition. Employees of Corruption Watch are Read more >