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President welcomes NACAC work towards building a corruption-free SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa chaired a meeting of the National Anti-Corruption Advisory Council at Tuynhuys on Thursday, 18 May 2023, as part of sustaining government’s response to the recommendations of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption and Fraud in the Public Sector, Including Organs of State. President Ramaphosa appointed the council Read more >

Advisory council appointment a step towards seriously tackling graft, says CW

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement on 29 August of the appointment of members to the multi-sectoral National Anti-Corruption Advisory Council (NACAC) has been a long time coming, and represents some movement in advancing implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy 2020 – 2030 (NACS), says Corruption Watch.   These representatives from academia, civil society, the private sector, Read more >

Three from CW on Ramaphosa’s nine-member anti-corruption council

Source: The Presidency Corruption Watch (CW) is well represented on the newly appointed National Anti-Corruption Advisory Council, which will advise President Cyril Ramaphosa on matters relating to anti-corruption in the context of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (Nacs). Our founding executive director David Lewis, head of stakeholder relations and campaigns Kavisha Pillay, and board member Firoz Read more >

Solutions abound to SA’s graft problem – political will, not so much

By Karam Singh and Tharin Pillay First published on News24 Corruption Watch opened its doors 10 years ago on 26 January, to a warm reception from the media and government alike. The organisation’s primary aim is to facilitate public participation by providing citizens with a platform where they can report experiences of corruption.  On this front, we have Read more >

CW gathers input for submissions to NACS

On Friday 31 August, Corruption Watch put forward its submission on the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) to the Anti-Corruption Inter-Ministerial Committee. In recent weeks the organisation conducted its own workshops to raise awareness of the existence of the NACS among communities, civil society organisations and business, in the interests of ensuring a genuine process of Read more >

National Anti-Corruption Strategy: what’s it about?

UPDATE: The pillars of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy have been consolidated from nine to six. They are: promoting and encouraging active citizenry, whistle-blowing, integrity and transparency; advancing the professionalisation of employees, enhancing governance in institutions, and strengthening resourcing and coordination of performance and accountability. South Africa has the processes and mechanisms in place to fight Read more >

Take our National Anti-Corruption Strategy survey

Corruption Watch is adding its voice to the drafting of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS), a document initiated by the Anti-Corruption Inter-Ministerial Committee (ACIMC) established in 2014. The organisation will focus its activities on creating avenues for public engagement and consultation on the draft document, targeting the general public, civil society and the private sector Read more >

CW lends weight to National Anti-Corruption Strategy

Corruption Watch today announces its plan to contribute to the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS), a document initiated by the Anti-Corruption Inter-Ministerial Committee (ACIMC) established in 2014. The organisation will focus its activities on creating avenues for public engagement and consultation on the draft document, targeting the general public, civil society and the private sector for Read more >

Can we put an end to corruption?

The South African government recently announced its national anti-corruption strategy (NACS), that is aimed at tackling corruption in the public and private sectors, civil society, and citizen sector, as well as looking forward to other forms of corruption that could arise in the future – for example, cybercrime as a result of the evolution of Read more >