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CW joins civil society call for day of mobilisation

Corruption Watch joins civil society call for day of mobilisation Corruption Watch, in this week of multiple calls for action in response to recent cabinet shifts as well as the ratings downgrade, urges the public to join the march from the treasury building on Church Square to the Union Buildings on Friday, 7 April 2017. Read more >

MVC: Concourt party funding ruling a mere setback

The fight to compel political parties to publicly reveal where their private funding comes from is not over yet, says My Vote Counts’ (MVC) campaign coordinator Judith February. On Wednesday 30 September the Constitutional Court ruled against the bid brought forward by the MVC to compel political parties to publicly disclose where their private funding Read more >

UAC march will go ahead on 30 September

UNITE AGAINST CORRUPTION PROTEST ACTION GOES AHEAD ON 30 SEPTEMBER Two days ahead of the first in a series of protest actions against corruption in South Africa on 30 September in Pretoria, Cape Town, and other cities around the country, the Unite Against Corruption coalition today released a statement in response to Nedlac’s decision not Read more >

Invitation: media briefing on march against corruption

Media Invitation: Briefing by Civil Society organisations supporting the Unite Against Corruption marches Civil society organisations endorsing the Unite Against Corruption marches on 30 September in Pretoria and Cape Town invite media to a briefing on Tuesday 22 September that will highlight the extent to which corruption affects the work of civil society, and the Read more >

South Africans need to update their activism

By David Lewis First published in Daily Maverick Ranjeni Munusamy poses a pertinent question when she asks “Is South Africa losing its activism mojo?”. And, cited in the same article, Zwelinzima Vavi answers this in the affirmative when he says: “South Africans have become resigned. They are complaining everywhere but there is no real activism. Read more >

March date change to accommodate religious supporters

FAITH-BASED ORGANISATIONS DECLARE SUPPORT FOR MARCH AGAINST CORRUPTION The last week has seen a significant growth in support for Unite against Corruption and the planned anti-corruption marches. In particular, faith-based organisations have responded to our call to provide moral leadership in the fight against corruption. In order for the marches to be as inclusive as Read more >

Anti-corruption march postponed by a month

BROADER MOBILISATION ANNOUNCED, DATE CHANGED TO 23 SEPTEMBER TO ALLOW FULL PREPARATION FOR MASSIVE MARCHES In the six weeks since Unite against Corruption announced the planned marches to the Union Buildings and Parliament, we have been overwhelmed by the public response. A growing number of organisations together with thousands of individuals have endorsed the marches Read more >

People’s March against Corruption set for 19 August 2015

Yesterday the steering committee of the People’s March against Corruption met to intensify plans for the anti-corruption marches we have announced for 19 August. Since our initial announcement we have been inundated by messages of support and requests as to how to get involved. The steering committee has now grown to include a representative of Read more >