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Farm worker equity schemes a failure of both government and farm owners

Image: Vuk’uzenzele By Melusi NcalaFirst published on News24 The South African government, under the African National Congress (ANC) rule, cares little about the plight of marginalised people – and the ANC-led government’s own abhorrent track record in upholding human rights tells the story.   Besides its well-documented service delivery failures, the handling of the land question Read more >

Episode 4 – Land and Corruption: Story of the Marginalised

Image: PixHere Corruption Watch (CW) is the South Africa lead for the Land and Corruption in Africa phase 2 (LCA2) project, driven by Transparency International (TI), and is part of an eight-chapter team – with Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe – that successfully completed the first phase from 2014 to 2019. Overall, Read more >

Episode 3 – Land and Corruption: Story of the Marginalised

Image: Corruption Watch Episodes 1 and 2 of our new five-part podcast series on land corruption, respectively, laid down the background to the Land and Corruption in Africa phase 2 (LCA2) project, driven by Transparency International (TI), and moved towards discussion of land in the agricultural sector. Now episode 3 has been released. Corruption Watch Read more >

Land rights take centre stage at CW listening session

The continued failure to address land rights in South Africa and the devastating impact of corruption came under the spotlight on 23 October 2023 at a Corruption Watch (CW) event. The organisation hosted a listening session of its new podcast series titled Land and Corruption: Story of the Marginalised, and simultaneously released a research report Read more >

Land and Corruption in Africa: a Transparency International project

For nearly 10 years, Transparency International (TI) has been conducting research into the connection between land and corruption in Africa, through its project of that name. Phase one of Land and Corruption in Africa was successfully rolled out from 2014 to 2019 and yielded rich country-by-country research on land corruption risks and the impact on Read more >