SIU lays bare corruption and chaos in licencing system

On 24 October transport minister Fikile Mbalula briefed media on a Special Investigating Unit (SIU) probe into the country’s licensing system. The SIU has produced an interim report in terms of its proclamation R37 of 2017, and the levels of corruption and malfeasance it has so far uncovered are staggering. Proclamation R37, issued by then-president Read more >

Bribery reported as most prevalent corruption in Western Cape

Bribery and the abuse of power and resources is a disturbing catalyst for creating an environment where crime and corruption can flourish. In Corruption Watch’s latest statistics on the Western Cape, the primary forms of corruption are bribery, irregularities in procurement and employment, embezzlement of funds, and theft of resources. Data was gathered from reports Read more >

Corruption endangers road users

Road safety organisation Arrive Alive, in a recently published online report, discussed crimes that affect road users, as well as the quality of South Africa’s roads. These crimes include corruption. Arrive Alive reported: “We have to admit that we face serious challenges to safety daily at our homes, places of work and on the roads. Read more >