Implementing and Enforcing the AUCPCC: a comparative review

Transparency International’s (TI) new report, titled Implementing and Enforcing the African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption: a Comparative Review, examines 10 African states in terms of the state of implementation of the AUCPCC. They are Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Tunisia. Read more >

World’s largest defence companies not doing enough to tackle corruption

Image: Wikimedia Commons under CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported Nearly three quarters of the world’s largest defence companies show little to no commitment to tackling corruption, new research from Transparency International reveals. The Defence Companies Index on Anti-Corruption and Corporate Transparency (DCI) is the only global index that measures the commitment to transparency and anti-corruption Read more >

SIU on the trail of govt officials abusing Covid-19 procurement

On Friday 5 February the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) released a report on its finalised investigations into ‘the procurement of, or contracting for, goods, works and services, including the construction, refurbishment, leasing, occupation and use of immovable property, during, or in respect of the National State of Disaster …’ The investigation was established in terms Read more >

Anti-corruption agencies bemoan skills shortage, lack of capacity

In mid-November the inter-ministerial Anti-Corruption Task Team (ACTT) briefed Parliament on progress in corruption cases involving a number of government departments and entities. Present were Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya and advocates Shamila Batohi, Andy Mothibi, and Xolisile Khanyile – the heads of the Hawks, National Prosecuting Authority, Special Investigating Unit (SIU), and Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) Read more >

Recruitment:
deputy auditor-general

Location: Gauteng Requirement Overview The deputy auditor-general is head of administration of the office of the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) in terms of section 32 of the Public Audit Act, subject to the directions of the auditor-general. Roles and Responsibilities Key to the role is the achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives. The deputy Read more >

Employees let down by failed promise of TERS economic relief

The release of the Corruption Watch Covid-19 TERS Corruption at Work report today highlights the experiences of whistle-blowers short-changed by employers in delivering what was promised as temporary economic relief during Covid-19. The Temporary Employer / Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) was introduced during the national hard lockdown as one of a range of economic stimulus Read more >