CW, TAC to wait for Gauteng health probe conclusion

Corruption Watch and the Treatment Action Campaign to wait until the end of the year for the Special Investigation Unit to complete its investigation in to the Gauteng Health Department Late last year, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) denied Corruption Watch (CW) and the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) access to any information gathered during the Read more >

Minister Baloyi should act swiftly on Mvula Trust probe

Corruption Watch (CW) urges the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) to look into the findings of CW’s investigation into a R30-million tender won by Mvula Trust to manage the distribution of hundreds of millions of rands through a communities-based job-creation project, the Community Work Programme. “We have twice written to the department Read more >

Govt should do more than name and shame the already convicted

Justice Minister, Jeff Radebe’s announcement that government will name and shame convicted corrupt officials should go a step further to expose officials who have been charged with corruption but resign before disciplinary action, only to be rehired in another department or province. “Revealing the names of the convicted for corruption is a step in the Read more >

Call to President Zuma ahead of State of the Nation address

In his State of the Nation Address President Jacob Zuma should demonstrate his commitment to accountability and transparency by announcing the release of the Nkandla upgrade report to the public. “If the government wants to be taken seriously in the fight against corruption, details on Nkandla upgrade should be released. Government’s commitment to fighting corruption Read more >

Corruption Watch’s big news week

Corruption Watch received extensive media coverage in the last week, ranging from our call to release a report on corruption in the Gauteng health department, to our intervention in the Nkandla saga, to the Mvula Trust R30-million tender exposé, and then our first-year anniversary report launch and press briefing. Below follow links to how these Read more >

Corruption Watch exposes ‘fronting’ in R30m Mvula Trust contract

Corruption Watch has uncovered fronting in a R30-million tender won by Mvula Trust to manage the distribution of hundreds of millions of rand through a communities-based job-creation project. The revelations follow a four-month investigation after CW was approached last year by a whistleblower who alleged that rural development NGO Mvula Trust had obtained a government Read more >

‘Release details of contracts awarded for Nkandla upgrade’

Corruption Watch (CW) has written a letter to Minister of Public Works Thulas Nxesi to ask for a copy of the investigation report into the upgrade of President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla residence. In particular, the civil society organisation wants the Minister to publish the names of the companies or individuals who were awarded the contracts Read more >

Corruption Watch, TAC take SIU to court over Gauteng health probe info

24 January 2013 Corruption Watch and TAC to take action to uncover information about SIU investigation into Gauteng Health Department Corruption Watch (CW) and the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) are to go to court to challenge the Special Investigating Unit’s (SIU) refusal to provide access to any information gathered during its investigation into mismanagement and Read more >

Mdu Ntuli + Corruption Watch take on fishy deals!

Popular and outspoken comedic animator Mdu Ntuli, the animator behind the Nkandla Fish and Chips commercial recently banned by the SABC, is joining forces with Corruption Watch to encourage South Africans to speak out against corruption. The talented satirist of Mdu Comics and The Izikhokho Show (recently picked up by Comedy Central thanks to run-away Read more >