CW mourns passing of former board member Emma Mashinini

Corruption Watch expresses its sadness at the news of the passing of Emma Mashinini, former Corruption Watch board member and loyal supporter of our work since inception. We offer our condolences, on behalf of board members and staff, to her family and her vast circle of friends around the country. Ms Mashinini had retired from Read more >

CW, ISS launch campaign for police appointments on merit

CW and ISS launch campaign for transparency in appointment of heads of SAPS and Hawks Today Corruption Watch (CW) and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) highlighted the need for transparency and public participation in the upcoming appointments of the SAPS national commissioner and the head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations (the Hawks).  Read more >

CW: KPMG, McKinsey must be investigated

CW weighs in on KPMG and McKinsey’s alleged involvement in Gupta-related business dealings Corruption Watch strongly endorses the investigation by the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors into allegations of improper conduct of auditing firm KPMG, in particular its 2014 audit of Linkway Trading, the company alleged to be involved in the related Free State dairy Read more >

Media invitation: launch of police leadership campaign

MEDIA INVITATION: LAUNCH OF POLICE LEADERSHIP CAMPAIGN Corruption Watch and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) invites you to the launch of a joint public awareness campaign focused on the appointments of the South African Police Service national commissioner and the head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations (the Hawks). The campaign aims to Read more >

CW welcomes ConCourt decision on secret ballot

22 June 2017 Corruption Watch welcomes ConCourt decision confirming speaker’s power to grant a secret ballot Corruption Watch welcomes today’s Constitutional Court ruling on the United Democratic Movement’s application for a secret ballot in the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma. The court’s confirmation that the National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete does have Read more >

Sygnia supports anti-corruption organisations with new unit trust mechanism

SYGNIA LAUNCHES TWO NEW UNIT CLASSES WITHIN THE SYGNIA MONEY MARKET UNIT TRUST – ALL MANAGEMENT FEES TO BE DONATED TO NON-PARTISAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS FIGHTING CORRUPTION By Magda Wierzycka Chief Executive Officer, Sygnia Group As a corporate citizen driven by its desire to fight corruption, restore faith in the government and encourage economic growth, Read more >

Corruption Watch urges Absa to act on the PP’s findings

Corruption Watch has urged Absa Bank to respect the public protector’s findings on the CIEX report, released yesterday, calling upon the bank to either repay the R1.125-billion bail-out granted by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to Bankorp Limited / Absa between 1986 and 1995, or otherwise launch a judicial review. David Lewis, executive director of Corruption Watch, commented: “Absa should immediately Read more >

CW asks Gigaba for FICA commencement date

Corruption Watch has written to finance minister Malusi Gigaba, requesting clarification on the date on which the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) amendment act will commence, as well as timeframes for the finalisation of regulations and schedules required to support the implementation of the act. President Jacob Zuma signed the FIC amendment act into law on Read more >