Calls to protect South African whistleblowers following deaths

Between 2000 and 2021, there were 1,971 assassination instances reported in South Africa by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, with whistleblowers making up a large portion of the victims.
On one of South Africa’s major highways, two shooters killed an accountant (Cloete Murray) who was working on a high-profile corruption investigation along with his son. An employee of the government’s health department (Babita Deokaran) who reported unlawful transactions was shot 12 times in her driveway.
Anti-corruption organizations are pleading with the South African government to give whistleblowers stronger protection in light of the murders and other incidents. They have also increased resentment about pervasive corruption associated with public contracts, which has long plagued the most developed economy in Africa. Read more:

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