Break the Covid-19 stigma

Guest contributor My experience with the lockdown in Cosmo City ext. 6 and its surroundings is that there has been obedience. The streets are empty. Only a few people are moving about – these I believe are the essential workers. I communicate with my family based in Tzaneen on a daily basis. From their side, Read more >

Covid-19 – some personal musings and impressions

One thing about being at home at a time like this is that it gives one plenty of opportunity to think, discuss and debate the issue at hand. My standout impressions thus far are that there is a lot of deliberate fear-mongering, some instances of defiance of the authorities who are trying to contain this Read more >

Helpful Covid-19 resources in a time of uncertainty

Knowledge is power, and you can never know too much about the coronavirus that is sweeping the world – provided it is the correct information from a reputable or official source. We have gathered a set of data sheets and pamphlets focused on the South African situation, which may be freely distributed. These resources provide Read more >

Coronavirus – assisting the spread of corruption

With Corruption Watch staff now working remotely, like millions of others in South Africa and around the world have been forced to do, methods and techniques of doing our jobs have to be adapted to suit the situation. Our parent organisation Transparency International has published a informative article on how to keep up the fight Read more >

CW takes measures against Covid-19 spread

Dear corruption fighters Due to the national state of disaster declared by the South African government in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, as of Thursday 19 March 2020, Corruption Watch will be closing its offices and will no longer be able to receive walk-in reporters or guests. We have instituted these strict measures in order Read more >