BO registry, EITI implementation can benefit South Africa

By Schalk BurgerFirst published on Mining Weekly Establishing a beneficial ownership registry in South Africa will help to improve financial transparency, the transparency of value chains and provide information for companies and the public about companies and who owns and controls them. These were some of the benefits highlighted in two new reports, commissioned by Read more >

CW releases two new reports on beneficial ownership transparency in SA mining

On Tuesday 22 November 2022 Corruption Watch (CW) launched not one, but two new reports, both relating to beneficial ownership transparency (BOT) in South Africa’s extractives sector. The organisation also hosted a webinar with guest speakers Michael Barron and Tim Law, experts in the fields of beneficial ownership and implementation of the Extractives Industries Transparency Read more >

CW to release its ACT report 2022 on 14 September

Corruption Watch will release the sixth edition of its half-yearly report, the Analysis of Corruption Trends (ACT), on Wednesday 14 September 2022. The report will highlight the intersection of corruption in the public and private sectors, the struggles faced by those advocating for anti-corruption practices and in particular, the hardships experienced by ordinary persons who Read more >

Corruption still afflicts SA’s education sector, says new CW report

A new report released today by Corruption Watch reveals the persistent graft and corruption in certain areas of the education sector in South Africa, despite the numerous policies and legislation intended to provide unimpeded access to decent education. Titled Sound the Alarm, the report highlights 3 667 reports of education-related corruption received between 2012 and Read more >

Media advisory: new CW report highlights edu sector corruption

Corruption Watch will release a report on Thursday 25 August 2022, highlighting corruption in the education sector. The report provides information on the different types and levels of corruption experienced in the education sector. Key focus areas are misappropriation of resources, maladministration and abuse of authority, among others. The sectoral report represents the voices of Read more >

CW research reveals opacity, regulation breaches on govt tender portals

Corruption Watch, in partnership with Transparency International, is working on a project called Open Contracting for Health (OC4H), which aims to advocate for greater transparency in health procurement processes. The project developed from our engagements with other civil society organisations, when we became aware of a common frustration – efforts to monitor the implementation of Read more >