IACD 2022 promotes all-of-society approach to anti-corruption

Today, 9 December, the world marks International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD). This year’s theme is UNCAC at 20: Uniting the World Against Corruption, and it also marks the beginning of the lead-up to the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention Against Corruption. Corruption is intertwined in most of the challenges that today’s world faces – challenges Read more >

Impeachment of the president – what’s that all about?

By Kwazi Dlamini President Cyril Ramaphosa faces arguably the toughest political battle of his career to date, surrounded as he is by the fallout of the Phala Phala scandal. Opposition political parties and his adversaries within the African National Congress (ANC) are calling for him to resign – indeed, last Friday Ramaphosa was rumoured to Read more >

Phala Phala noise far from over, as SA awaits Concourt decision

As South Africa waits to hear from the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) if it will accept President Cyril Ramaphosa’s judicial review application of the Section 89 panel report on Phala Phala – for which papers were filed on Monday – his political backers and opponents alike continue to exchange public statements to support their conflicting causes. Read more >

Govt to track employees who resign to avoid disciplinary processes

It happens in government and the private sector, over and over – employees fingered in irregular activities resign before disciplinary proceedings can be instituted against them or before a sitting disciplinary committee can make a recommendation. By so doing, these employees hope to escape accountability for their actions. In the words of Eskom CEO Andre Read more >

CW calls for full accountability in Phala Phala matter

The outcome of the Section 89 independent panel’s report released on Wednesday, is that President Cyril Ramaphosa has a case to answer when it comes to alleged contraventions of not only the Constitution, but also the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act 2004 (Precca) in relation to the Phala Phala matter. The findings of Read more >

Slow but sure: AG’s MI monitoring yielding results

Image: MM Sakonda & Associates On 13 May 2021 the MEC of health in the North West, Madoda Sambatha, first officially announced the opening of the Jouberton Healthcare Centre in Klerksdorp. This development was to be a major relief for a province which for years has been dogged by public healthcare controversies. A media release Read more >

ED of TI Madagascar summoned after denouncing corruption

Image: Publish What You Pay First published on Amnesty International Responding to the questioning of the executive director of Transparency International Initiative Madagascar (TI-MG) Ketakandriana Rafitoson by the police this afternoon (23 November), Muleya Mwananyanda, the regional director for Amnesty International East and Southern Africa Regional Office, said: “The Madagascar authorities must refrain from the Read more >