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CW engages young African leaders on fighting corruption

Young people are always an important demographic to engage with in the fight against corruption. As the future professionals, activists and leaders of our world, young people should be equipped with an understanding of what corruption is, its effects on the economy, society and politics, and how they can use their skills to come up Read more >

Youth are not powerless to fight corruption

First published on Transparency International International Youth Day, which was marked last week on 11 August, celebrated the potential and power of young people around the globe to help shape a fairer and more just world.  Many young people are fighting corruption and making a big difference.  And we celebrate all of you. For those Read more >

Youth must cultivate intolerance to corruption

With Youth Month just past, it’s important to remember that the problems faced by our young people happen every day, all year round. For instance, taking a driver’s test can be a daunting experience for any young person. It’s an act that affirms wishes for a bright future and independence – that feeling that comes Read more >

Integrity lecture: youth unemployment & corruption

Media Invitation Youth Integrity Dialogue: Corruption as a hindrance for youth employment Corruption Watch, in collaboration with Harambe Youth Employment Accelerator and Livity Africa, will be hosting a Youth Integrity Dialogue on 29 June 2017 in Eldorado Park in Johannesburg. Employment corruption remains one of the most prevalent types of corruption, and it’s one that the public Read more >

Corruption is a killer of the innocent

By Ronald Menoe First published in City Press Often the link between corruption and death is hard to trace. How do you link a car accident to a corrupt traffic cop soliciting a bribe from a drunk driver, or the death of a malnourished child to a corrupt school official siphoning funds from a school’s Read more >

Licence corruption draws youth off the straight path

Corruption Watch researchers recently analysed the reports we have received pertaining to applications for learner’s and driver’s licences, specifically in Gauteng, with a view to highlighting corruption trends in licence departments. Our analysis indicated that corrupt practices are acceptable even if deterrent measures such as cameras are implemented, and it is often the officials who Read more >

Reputation Thieves – a youth story produced with FunDza

Together with the FunDza Literacy Trust, we now publish our fourth youth-targeted story, Reputation Thieves. It’s an exciting story about identity theft and misuse of funds. Catch up with our previous youth-focused stories, also produced in partnership with FunDza – Licensed to Lie, The Whistleblowers, and Pay-off! Chapter 1  |  Chapter 2  |  Chapter 3  Read more >

CW debate to examine state of youth leadership in SA

MEDIA ADVISORY CORRUPTION WATCH UNPACKS STATE OF CURRENT YOUTH LEADERSHIP AT 18 JUNE DEBATE AND DIALOGUE Youth Month 2016 has already sparked much conversation and reflection on the valiant efforts of the youth in 1976 to bring change, linking these historic events to contemporary youth challenges and accomplishments. Many of these events and discussions feature high Read more >

Young leadership group asks ANC to recall Zuma

The reckless replacement of the finance minister in the face of economic headwinds is irresponsible, irrational and unpatriotic; Zuma just delivered a worse life for all. So says the Young African Leadership Initiative (Yali) which comprises professionals who are leaders in their fields, spanning sectors of government, the financial sector, South African and international corporates Read more >