Nominations invited for appointment of members of the Information Regulator

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services invites nominations from individuals, organisations, institutions and civil society for four (4) suitable persons to be appointed as members of the Information Regulator for a period of five years. South Africa’s Information Regulator is tasked with monitoring and enforcing compliance by public and private bodies with the Read more >

Accelerating beneficial ownership transparency in Africa

By Maureen Kariuki, Karabo Rajuiliand, and Edwin Wuadom WardenFirst published on Open Government Partnership Corporate anonymity poses significant risks to domestic resource mobilisation in Africa. Research by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) suggests that African countries can retain an estimated US$89-billion per year if illicit capital flight can be addressed. Accelerating beneficial Read more >

CW submits comments on the Firearms Control Amendment Bill 2020

Corruption Watch’s work in the field of police accountability and anti-corruption is well known. For many years we’ve advocated for the appointment of ethical leaders through a thorough process that involves public participation. We’ve held discussions and consultations with Diepsloot, KwaMashu and Cape Flats communities affected by police violence and criminality. We’ve created Veza, an Read more >

Mpumalanga poultry project a disturbing echo of failed Vrede Dairy

By Kwazi DlaminiFirst published on Maverick Citizen A state-funded poultry farming project in KwaMhlanga, Mpumalanga, meant to help develop the local economy, is embroiled in financial distress and factional battles, allegedly caused by public officials meant to manage it. The matter has since reached the courts.   The KwaMhlanga Poultry Project (KPP) is mired in allegations Read more >