Vote out grand corruption on unmaskthecorrupt.org - Corruption Watch
Voting is now open for Transparency International's worst case of grand corruption, as nominated by the public. Votes close on 9 February 2016. TI will then look at the cases that have received the most votes and will openly discuss with all how the corrupt should be punished.
Survey: South Africans do bribe, but all is not lost - Corruption Watch
Resistance to bribery among South Africans who were asked for a bribe, is not as high as it should be, although only 20% of South Africans know someone who has paid a bribe, a new survey from the Ethics Institute of South Africa reveals.
SA disappoints in TI's Africa corruption survey - Corruption Watch
More than half of Africans (58%) – and 83% in South Africa - say that corruption has increased over the past year. This is revealed in Transparency International’s African edition of the Global Corruption Barometer, conducted in partnership with Afrobarometer.
The importance of voting in municipal elections - Corruption Watch
Local government elections will take place on 3 August this year. A recent survey highlights the best and the worst of local municipalities, but in such comparisons it's important to factor in their various economic backgrounds.
Court sets aside decision to drop Zuma charges - Corruption Watch
In a biting judgment handed down today, the Pretoria High Court has found that the decision in 2009 to withdraw corruption charges against Jacob Zuma was irrational and should be reviewed and set aside, and that Zuma should face the charges. The case was brought by the DA.
Take part in our public protector persona survey! - Corruption Watch
Public participation in the appointment of a new public protector - and other positions that require similar processes - is written into the Constitution. Take part in our Bua Mzansi survey and help us to draw up the profile of an ideal public protector.
CW youth forum: taking our message to SA - Corruption Watch
Corruption Watch's youth forum participated in a media training session, presented by the organisation's communications team. The members of the forum, all young corruption busters, further motivate and educate their own communities and peer groups on the dangers of corruption and how to fight it.
SA’s public protectors – the legacies, part three - Corruption Watch
In part three of our Bua Mzansi series, we focus on Thuli Madonsela, who, with her team, has raised the image and reputation of the institution to unprecedented heights. Parts one and two looked at Selby Baqwa and Lawrence Mushwana respectively.
SA’s public protectors – the legacies, part two - Corruption Watch
The mixed legacy left by South Africa's public protectors continues in part two of our three-part series, which deals with Lawrence Mushwana. Part three will look at Incumbent Thuli Madonsela, while part one highlighted the role played by now-Judge Selby Baqwa in establishing the institution of the Public Protector.
SA’s public protectors - the legacies, part one - Corruption Watch
Our first three-part Bua Mzansi series looks at the careers of South Africa's three public protectors to date. Part one starts with Selby Baqwa, who helped establish the institution in 1995. Parts two and three will focus on Lawrence Mushwana and Thuli Madonsela respectively.
Local government elections 2016 - FAQ - Corruption Watch
The final voters registration weekend takes place on 9 and 10 April - this doesn't mean that you can't register from the 11th, but it will be most convenient to do it over the weekend. Read our guide to municipal elections to learn the answers to frequently asked questions.
TI calls for immediate action against secret companies - Corruption Watch
Transparency International has called on the international community to act immediately to adopt transparency laws to outlaw secret companies, in light of the revelations of the Panama Papers which have uncovered a vast network of illegal money movement and concealment.
CW welcomes ConCourt Nkandla ruling - Corruption Watch
Corruption Watch applauds today’s Constitutional Court judgment which finds that the rulings of the Public Protector are binding and can only be set aside upon judicial review. The judgment reinforces the provision in the Constitution for all organs of state to protect and promote the Chapter 9 institutions. This includes taking positive steps to safeguard […]
When unethical behaviour is an instruction - Corruption Watch
For many, a new year brings new resolve to do the right thing and live a good life - but what if you are an employee and your boss orders you to do something unethical? There are several options, but the single most effective solution lies in ethical leadership, writes Cynthia Schoeman.
What can you do to fight corruption? - Corruption Watch
It's a new year, and the fight against corruption goes on. It is tempting to feel discouraged, but if you thought you as an individual were powerless, think again! No matter who you are or where you work, there is something in our list of anti-corruption activities that you CAN do, starting today.