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Parliament, part 2 – integrity and accountability needed

By Valencia Talane “Parliament has become dysfunctional in that I don’t know who my MP is.” This is a quote attributed to social justice activist Zackie Achmat in People’s Power People’s Parliament a magazine distributed as part of a civil society conference held under the same title in 2012. The aim of the conference was Read more >

Time to stop the rot at the SABC

There is corruption at the highest level of the SABC – confirmed by public protector Thuli Madonsela yesterday when she released a report detailing maladministration and abuse of power and public money in the corridors of the state broadcaster. The document, titled When Governance and Ethics Fail, fingers the SABC's chief operations officer (COO), Hlaudi Read more >

Corruption Watch adds to calls for Dina Pule to be criminally charged

Corruption Watch calls for the prosecuting authorities to act swiftly and ensure former Communications Minister Dina Pule is held accountable for her alleged unlawful conduct. While welcoming the findings of the Parliamentary Ethics Committee against Pule, Corruption Watch’s executive director David Lewis said criminal charges must be laid against Pule in line with the anti-corruption Read more >