The world expects so much from us

• Students hold placards during the fees must fall protests. Image: The Conversation. By Thato Mahlangu The struggle for young people of colour in South Africa is very much alive. But our struggle is much bigger than what the youth of 1976 fought for. I am not, in any way, taking away what they went Read more >

Corruption Watch opens police case against principal

After months of waiting for disciplinary action to be taken against a Soweto principal who is implicated in gross financial mismanagement of her school’s funds, Corruption Watch has now opened a criminal case. Read about it in The Star here. On Thursday last week Corruption Watch opened a case at the Moroka Police Station in Read more >

We expose fraud at Soweto school after tip-off

By Gcina Ntsaluba Corruption Watch has found gross fraud and financial misconduct at a Soweto public school, Thubelihle Intermediate. Read the press release here. Following a tip-off from angry and exasperated teachers, Corruption Watch began a three-month investigation into allegations of financial misconduct levelled against the school principal and the former chair of the school Read more >

CW probe exposes gross fraud, misconduct at Soweto school

A tip-off from concerned teachers has prompted a Corruption Watch (CW) investigation into Thubelihle Intermediate School in Soweto, revealing gross fraud and financial misconduct. The probe forms part of CW’s effort to expose corruption in schools after the organisation noted high volumes of complaints implicating teachers, principals, and school governing body members in the last Read more >

Shebeen owners slam ‘crooked’ cops

Shebeen owners in Pimville, Soweto, have accused SAPS officers from Kliptown police station of corruption. They claim their businesses are raided regularly and that their goods are confiscated – even though they have trading permits. Police officers harass them weekly, the shebeen owners in the area have told Corruption Watch. They often confiscate their goods, Read more >