Meet the winners of My Corruption-Free Africa!

The judges have convened, the votes are in, and the winners have been chosen. Our inaugural My Corruption-Free Africa blogging and photographic competition drew over 100 entrants from Kenya and Cameroon to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Nigeria. The competition was open to youth across Africa, and the winners, chosen entirely on merit, are two young Read more >

Join us at the VIP Youth Festival!

Corruption Watch is out and about next week – we’re joining forces with dynamic youth content agency, Livity Africa, for its #VIPYouthFest in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, from 16 – 18 June. It’s all happening at 73 Juta Street. The three day event, held under the theme: The State of SA Youth Today, will feature live debates, 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 >

African youth shine in My Corruption-Free Africa

Personal musings, facts and figures, fictional accounts – this is the scope of the diversity of entries in our first My Corruption-Free Africa competition. We had a great response to this initiative, and entrants hail from Kenya and Cameroon to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Nigeria. My Corruption Free Africa is a blogging and photographic competition Read more >

EE acts against poor school support from government

EE DEMANDS MINISTER MOTSHEKGA RELEASE PROVINCIAL IMPLEMENTATION PLANS FOR NORMS AND STANDARDS FOR SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE! Yesterday and today (1 and 2 April), more than 600 Equal Education (EE) student members – equalisers – have been holding sleep-in protests outside the Department of Basic Education (DBE)in Pretoria, Parliament in Cape Town, and the Eastern Cape Department Read more >

The Whistleblowers

Together with the FunDza Literacy Trust, we now publish our second youth-targeted story. Our first drama, Licensed to Lie, resonated with everyone in South Africa who has come into contact with corruption. Follow it chapter by chapter! Chapter 1  |  Chapter 2  |  Chapter 3  |  Chapter 4  |  Chapter 5  |  Chapter 6  |  Read more >

Youth learn from their elders about corruption

By Lauren Tracey First published on ISS A lack of accountability by senior officials and politicians, combined with perceptions of high levels of corruption, could prove detrimental to the future prospects of young South Africans. Fraud and corruption cost the South African economy billions annually, but the impact of fraud and corruption is felt well Read more >

CW releases third annual report, confirms corruption is growing

Corruption Watch (CW) has expressed great concern over the growing levels of corruption and the lack of political will by key political and governmental leaders to confront corruption. The Corruption Watch 2014 report reveals that 8 181 corruption reports have been lodged with the organisation since its establishment in 2012. “The situation is really dire. Read more >

Licensed to Lie

Together with the FunDza Literacy Trust, we are publishing a gripping drama in seven episodes, that takes place in the licensing sector. Although it's aimed at our youth, Licensed to Lie will speak to everyone in South Africa who has come into contact with corruption. Follow it chapter by chapter! Licensed To Lie By Vixene Read more >