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Media invitation: Send-off reception for successful TI Integrity School candidates

Send-off reception for successful TI School on Integrity candidates The Lithuanian Embassy in partnership with Corruption Watch and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) invites you to attend a send-off function for young people who have been selected to attend the Transparency International (TI) School on Integrity, which takes place from 10-16 July 2017 Read more >

Meet Transparency Int’l MD Cobus de Swardt

Transparency International’s (TI) MD Cobus de Swardt recently chatted to Biznews.com about his career with the global anti-corruption organisation. Listen to the podcast, or read the transcription below.   Well, when I first met Cobus de Swardt here at the World Economic Forum in Davos, I thought this man has a good South African name, Read more >

Young changemakers fight land corruption with tech

By Nicky Rehbock Fifteen bright young minds from Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe came together recently to brainstorm innovative solutions to combat land corruption. The ChangemakerXchange was a joint project between Transparency International (TI) and Ashoka, a global network for social entrepreneurs. The initiative is part of TI’s Land and Corruption in Africa Read more >

SA disappoints in TI’s Africa corruption survey

Global corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) today launches its African edition of the Global Corruption Barometer, which was conducted in partnership with Afrobarometer. The report, titled People and Corruption: Africa Survey 2015, polled 43 143 respondents across 28 countries in sub-Saharan Africa on their experiences and perceptions of corruption in their country, and the results Read more >

TI and CW engage with young corruption busters

Transparency International (TI) and its South African chapter Corruption Watch held a workshop on youth and corruption in Johannesburg in early May. Delegates from South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe took part in the discussion, which centred on the goal of building an environment which enables young people to thrive in all facets of society without Read more >

How will SA fare in the 2014 CPI?

Transparency International’s (TI) 20th Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) will be released on 3 December. This year's index ranks 175 countries or territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption. The lower the score, which falls between 100 and 0, the more corrupt the country is perceived to be. In 2013 South Africa did not Read more >

Nicky Rehbock: our woman in Berlin

Valencia Talane Many young people from around the world gathered in Brazil in November 2012 for the Transparency International (TI) annual anti-corruption conference. One of those was Nicky Rehbock, who was the editor of the Corruption Watch website at the time. She was so moved by the work of the global organisation – and particularly Read more >

Governments, business “Unmask the Corrupt”

Corruption Watch will participate in a global campaign, “Unmask the Corrupt", launched on 19 June by Transparency International (TI). The campaign’s overarching objective is to end the impunity enjoyed by perpetrators of corruption. The specific campaign demands will make it easier to trace the proceeds of corruption and to prevent the perpetrators from enjoying the Read more >

CPI 2013 – South Africa in the African context

Transparency International (TI) has launched its annual corruption perceptions index, and South Africa has not improved noticeably on its score of 43 and ranking of 69 for 2012. Last year the country dropped two places on the sub-Saharan Africa rankings, from seven to nine, and this year it drops another place to 10. The index Read more >