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August 2021

Webinar: The use of technology in policing, safety and security

20 August 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Technological advances have the potential of improving policing, as well as enhancing safety and security in our communities. In this webinar, we will explore tech solutions developed by Corruption Watch and Memeza, an organisation specialising in tech community safety solutions. We will also gain valuable insight from the Civil Secretariat for Police as to how technology is currently being used to address police corruption and service issues. Speakers: Elmarie Pereira - MemezaMothupi Mafologela - Civilian Secretariat of Police Moderator: Melusi…

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September 2021

Discussion: Developing African Anti-Corruption Tools

15 September 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This session of #DIYAfrica will reflect on the development of anti-corruption tools and the challenges experienced by developers and activists in developing impactful tools for citizens. The session will bring to light some strategies to developing effective anti-corruption tools on the continent. #DIYAfrica is presented by the Civic Tech Innovation Forum and Jamfest.

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Webinar: Unpacking whistle-blowing in South Africa

19 September 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum, in partnership with Maverick Citizen, presents a series of webinars that will explore the state of whistle-blowing in South Africa. The murder of whistle-blower Babita Deokaran is a gruesome reminder of the dangers faced by those who risk their lives and livelihoods in order to expose corruption in South Africa. It is a moment to pause and assess our country’s efforts to protect whistle-blowers – who play a critical role in our pursuit for a…

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Webinar: Unpacking the Role of the Information Regulator in relation to PAIA

28 September 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

On 30 June 2021, the Information Regulator took over the regulatory mandate functions relating to the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) from the South African Human Rights Commission. It is now established as the sole functionary, apart from the courts, that may consider complaints against decisions concerning requests for access to records of public or private bodies made in terms of PAIA. This development adds an additional level of recourse for requesters which – it is hoped –…

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October 2021

Webinar: Engaging with the ANC, DA and EFF on their commitments to reduce local government corruption

15 October 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In the lead-up to local government elections, join Corruption Watch as we put political parties in the hot seat and engage them on their proposals to eradicate corruption in municipalities.

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Webinar: The lives and trials of whistle-blowers in South Africa

24 October 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum, in partnership with Maverick Citizen, presents a series of webinars that will explore the state of whistle-blowing in South Africa. The murder of whistle-blower Babita Deokaran is a gruesome reminder of the dangers faced by those who risk their lives and livelihoods in order to expose corruption in South Africa. It is a moment to pause and assess our country’s efforts to protect whistle-blowers – who play a critical role in our pursuit for a corruption-free society.

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February 2022

How civil society can support the government to deliver on Zondo’s procurement recommendations

16 February @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Zondo commission's first report, released in January, highlights the link between public procurement and corruption, and provides a series of observations and recommendations on the need to reform public procurement, specifically in terms of transparency. Join the Open Contracting Partnership and guests in a community call to explore the roles of civil society, journalists, and other oversight actors in ensuring that public money is spent effectively. We will discuss opportunities for collaboration with the government, key areas for change,…

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TWITTER SPACE: The state of leadership in South Africa

20 February @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Corruption Watch is hosting a Twitter Space on the state of leadership in South Africa. Join us on 20 February at 18h00 for a rousing discussion!

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March 2022

WEBINAR: A new global norm for BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP TRANSPARENCY

29 March @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Corruption Watch and Open Ownership for a webinar to critically discuss the scale of the problem of beneficial ownership opacity in South Africa. We will unpack the FATF amendments in order to identify the various vantage points for moving the anti-corruption and transparency agenda forward.

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