My Corruption-Free Africa – blogging rules

My Corruption-Free Africa Blogging rules 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. Writing specifications Submit an original piece that is between 800-1000 words long for a blog entry or 2000 – 3000 words long for a short Read more >


Welcome to the No more tjo-tjo campaign section. Here you will be able to follow developments since its launch in April 2012, read more about what the public has reported to us and access nifty stuff – like our know your rights card and funky infographics.   Timeline of events It’s been six eventful months Read more >

Teachers also frustrated by corruption

Corruption is one of the most difficult challenges facing the education system today, reports an article in today’s Daily Sun. The article is based on data gathered by Corruption Watch since it started its schools campaign in January 2013. The purpose of the campaign was to expose the types of underhanded dealings that are crippling the Read more >

Surge of schools complaints from Soweto

Image Excerpt In analysing the complaints we’ve received from the public about corruption in schools in Gauteng, we picked up that Soweto and Randburg are particular hotspots. Does your area come up in this graph? File Upload GRAPH.jpg File Upload WORDS.jpg

Your schools stories: principals behaving badly

Here’s a snapshot of some of the schools incidents* we’ve received from the public recently, so you can get a feel for the kind of trends we’re picking up: a service provider bribing principals to secure their business, a governing body flouting the law and booting cleaning staff off school property to house teachers. Service Read more >

Brave teachers a take stand against principal

By Corruption Watch reporters Our heroes this week are the brave teachers at Thubelihle Intermediate school in Soweto who contacted Corruption Watch at the beginning of this year to report appalling financial governance at their school, which was robbing learners of their Constitutional right to a quality education. Corruption Watch investigated the allegations and commissioned Read more >

We expose fraud at Soweto school after tip-off

By Gcina Ntsaluba Corruption Watch has found gross fraud and financial misconduct at a Soweto public school, Thubelihle Intermediate. Read the press release here. Following a tip-off from angry and exasperated teachers, Corruption Watch began a three-month investigation into allegations of financial misconduct levelled against the school principal and the former chair of the school Read more >

CW probe exposes gross fraud, misconduct at Soweto school

A tip-off from concerned teachers has prompted a Corruption Watch (CW) investigation into Thubelihle Intermediate School in Soweto, revealing gross fraud and financial misconduct. The probe forms part of CW’s effort to expose corruption in schools after the organisation noted high volumes of complaints implicating teachers, principals, and school governing body members in the last Read more >