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 >

Media advisory: CW to host webinar, launch two reports on BOT and EITI in SA

Corruption Watch (CW) will host a webinar on Tuesday 22 November 2022 to coincide with the release of two reports advancing a case for greater beneficial ownership transparency (BOT) in the mining sector, namely Beneficial Ownership Transparency in South Africa’s mining sector and The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and South Africa, respectively. The importance of Read more >

TI: Global enforcement against foreign bribery at record low

South Africa’s record of enforcement and prosecution against foreign bribery remains woefully low, at a time when global enforcement has dropped to its lowest level since Transparency International (TI) began measuring enforcement patterns of some of the world’s biggest exporters in 2009. When huge multinational companies bribe foreign public officials with the ultimate aim of Read more >

EU REAP engagements to continue in Mpumalanga

Corruption Watch (CW) will embark on a four-day series of community engagements in Mpumalanga from Tuesday 4 – Friday 7 October 2022, with a focus on how mining operations affect various communities in the province. These engagements fall under the European Union Rallying Efforts to Accelerate Progress project (EU REAP), of which CW is the Read more >

Media advisory: EU REAP engagements to continue in KZN

Corruption Watch (CW) will embark on a three-day series of community engagements in KwaZulu-Natal from Tuesday 27 – Thursday 29 September 2022, with a focus on how coal-mining operations affect various communities in the province. These engagements fall under the European Union Rallying Efforts to Accelerate Progress project (EU REAP), of which CW is the Read more >

Leaders still failing SA in the fight against corruption, says CW report 

The sixth edition of the Corruption Watch Analysis of Corruption Trends (ACT) report and podcast, released today, unpacks the many ways in which corruption undermines and erodes fundamental human rights. The 1 037 whistle-blower reports received between January and June 2022 highlight how public and private sector corruption persistently obstructs access to basic human rights. This 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 >

Media advisory: EU REAP to take centre stage in the Free State

Corruption Watch (CW) will embark on a week-long series of community engagements in the Free State province from Tuesday 6 – Friday 9 September 2022, with a focus on how mining operations affect those communities. These engagements form part of the interventions that fall under the European Union Rallying Efforts to Accelerate Progress project (EU Read more >