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 >

We need much more: strengthening protection for whistle-blowers

By Kwazi Dlamini Today, 23 June, is World Whistleblower Day. It is another chance for us to acknowledge and appreciate the immense importance of blowing the whistle on corruption, and salute the courage of those who choose to come forward. Because whistle-blowing is one of the most effective ways to detect and prevent corruption, malfeasance, Read more >

Developed countries highly complicit in financial secrecy 

Illicit financial flows create an unjust society and further worsen inequality, especially for underdeveloped countries. This is the message from the Tax Justice Network (TJN), which released its 2022 Financial Secrecy Index (FSI) on 16 May.  The FSI is a ranking of jurisdictions which fuel financial secrecy by helping individuals to hide their finances from Read more >