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New survey shows decreasing public trust in govt anti-corruption efforts

A new report released on 15 September by research network Afrobarometer reveals that South Africans’ perceptions of the pervasiveness of corruption in the country have not improved. Afrobarometer Dispatch No. 476 (AD476) also shows respondents’ belief that high percentages of elected officials and civil servants are involved in corrupt activities. Corruption has been a major Read more >

Take our whistle-blower perceptions survey

Corruption Watch is a non-profit organisation launched in 2012. We rely on the public to report incidents of corruption to us and we use this information to fight corruption in South Africa and hold our leaders accountable. Over the last nine years, we have received over 30 000 whistle-blower complaints. In order to improve our Read more >

Govt corruption getting worse – SA youngsters

Will the naming and shaming of public officials found guilty of corruption reduce its prevalence? Young people who participated in a recent survey on the subject are divided on the matter, with just over half believing that it will, while the rest feel there is little hope for a move like that. Out of 4 197 Read more >

Corruption survey results – what you didn’t see

Yesterday the papers and news sites were awash with reports of a new survey which found that most adults living in big cities believe corruption is endemic, but what wasn’t so widely publicised were the other survey findings – like the fact that perceptions of government corruption have improved on the East Rand, Pretoria, Cape Read more >

SA sees SAPS as most corrupt within the state – survey

Two-thirds of South Africans believe the most corrupt government officials are in the national police service, followed by those in the Department of Home Affairs – these are among the findings recently released as part of a Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) survey. The study, on perceptions of corruption in the country, was conducted with Read more >