CW wins $250K to launch police accountability project

Corruption Watch has been named one of the winners in the Google Impact Challenge South Africa, at an event held at Johannesburg, last night. The initiative, launched in May 2018, sought to find the most innovative non-profits and social enterprises using technology to solve societal problems. Corruption Watch’s winning project has, together with three other Read more >

CW one of 4 Google Impact Challenge winners

Corruption Watch is one of four winners of the Google Impact Challenge South Africa, the first such initiative to take place in this country. The final event took place last night in Johannesburg and with Memeza Shout Crime Prevention, Gradesmatch and RLabs’ Zlto Digital Platform, we were chosen from 12 finalists to receive a prize Read more >

Help launch CW’s “Know Your Police Station” project

Corruption Watch has been selected as one of 12 finalists in the Google Impact Challenge,  a competition to find the most innovative not-for-profit African organisations using technology to solve societal problems. Through the launch of its Bua Mzansi – Know Your Police Station project, Corruption Watch will develop an interactive online tool aimed at enhancing Read more >

CW named finalist in Google Impact Challenge

Corruption Watch is delighted to be one of the 12 finalists in the Google Impact Challenge 2018. Our project is aimed at improving transparency in the policing sector, via an online interactive website called Bua Mzansi – Know Your Police Station. In this phase of the challenge, we have the opportunity to double our funding Read more >

Call for proposals: outdoor marketing and promotions

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: OUTDOOR MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS Corruption Watch is a non-profit organisation founded in 2012. We rely on the public to report corruption to us and use these reports as an important source of information to fight corruption and to hold leaders accountable for their actions.  Corruption Watch’s aim is to ensure that the Read more >

CW urges public participation in selecting new protector

Following the recent announcement of the nominated candidates for the post of public protector by Parliament’s ad hoc committee, Corruption Watch urges the public to participate in the appointment process by endorsing or raising objections to candidates by 16h00 on 8 July 2016. The ad hoc committee placed adverts in newspapers across the country, calling Read more >

CW’s Bua Mzansi campaign bears fruit

EDITORIAL First published in Business Day Protector selection too important to be left to MPs The full list of nominees to replace Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will be announced on Tuesday. But the fact that 72 nominations have been received is a welcome reflection of the degree of interest and engagement in this very important Read more >

Meet your public protector ad hoc committee

The political parties which comprise the ad-hoc committee. On 24 May the National Assembly appointed an ad-hoc committee to oversee the appointment process for a new public protector. The non-renewable seven-year term of incumbent Thuli Madonsela comes to an end in October 2016 and a successor must take over. After weeks of scrutinising, shortlisting and Read more >

Who will fill Thuli Madonsela’s shoes?

By Kavisha Pillay, project manager, Bua Mzansi campaign If staff at the Office of the Public Protector had their way, a high court judge would be their new boss, according to a survey by civil society organisation Corruption Watch. This is the view of most of the staff working with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, whose Read more >