Media advisory: Corruption Watch to engage with communities in KZN

Corruption Watch (CW) has embarked on a series of community engagements in KwaZulu-Natal, from Monday 5 – Friday 9 September 2022, with the aim of improving transparency in policing and empowering communities to hold police in the province more accountable, through the ground-breaking Veza tool. Since its inception in February 2021, the Veza tool – Read more >

Advisory council appointment a step towards seriously tackling graft, says CW

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement on 29 August of the appointment of members to the multi-sectoral National Anti-Corruption Advisory Council (NACAC) has been a long time coming, and represents some movement in advancing implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy 2020 – 2030 (NACS), says Corruption Watch.   These representatives from academia, civil society, the private sector, Read more >

Corruption still afflicts SA’s education sector, says new CW report

A new report released today by Corruption Watch reveals the persistent graft and corruption in certain areas of the education sector in South Africa, despite the numerous policies and legislation intended to provide unimpeded access to decent education. Titled Sound the Alarm, the report highlights 3 667 reports of education-related corruption received between 2012 and Read more >

Media advisory: new CW report highlights edu sector corruption

Corruption Watch will release a report on Thursday 25 August 2022, highlighting corruption in the education sector. The report provides information on the different types and levels of corruption experienced in the education sector. Key focus areas are misappropriation of resources, maladministration and abuse of authority, among others. The sectoral report represents the voices of Read more >

NGOs condemn Motsoaledi attack on HSF

Media statement from Freedom Under Law, Section27, Defend Our Democracy Campaign, Ahmed Kathrada Foundation, SERI and Corruption Watch Three features distinguish our country from many other young democracies: first, respect for the Rule of Law; second, a vibrant civil society; and, thirdly and crucially, a fearless judiciary. This week we saw a glaring instance of Read more >