Special Investigating Unit on progress in tackling construction mafia

The activities of the so-called construction mafia have, over the past year or so, become an important discussion topic in South Africa. Groups associated with the mafia have disrupted infrastructure development, intimidated communities and workers, demanded protection money, and exploited procurement and supply for their own profit. The construction mafia, like other such groupings, is Read more >

IBACF pledge signifies commitment to ridding construction sector of corruption

Corruption Watch (CW) today signed an anti-corruption pledge with other members of the Infrastructure Built Anti-Corruption Forum (IBACF), including Public Works and Infrastructure minister Patricia De Lille, Special Investigating Unit (SIU) head Advocate Andy Mothibe – who chairs the IBACF – and Hawks head General Godfrey Lebeya. Launched in May 2021, the IBACF aims to Read more >

Infrastructure sector gets dedicated anti-corruption forum

By Kwazi Dlamini Corruption Watch (CW), together with other government institutions, joins a new specialist anti-corruption forum focusing on the construction and infrastructure sector. The Infrastructure Built Anti-Corruption Forum (IBACF) aims to prevent and fight corruption in the implementation of the infrastructure investment plan. The investment plan seeks to address a history of massive infrastructure Read more >