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Corruption: can we beat the gravy train? Webinar

Corruption is a massive problem worldwide with deep social, political and economic costs. But it isn’t unbeatable. We can beat… Read More »

5 government officials arrested in fraud case linked to Vrede dairy farm and Department of Agriculture

In South Africa, the fight against corruption is finally leading to arrests. On 17-Aug-2020, the Hawk’s Serious Corruption Investigation team… Read More »

Mashaba’s People’s Dialogue party to hit corruption hard

The party created by former Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, The People’s Dialogue, has corruption-busting at the top of its agenda.… Read More »

The US businessman who made life hard for the Guptas

US businessman Bill Browder was Russia’s biggest foreign investor – until he took on the corruption endemic to the system.… Read More »

Gambling with lives: Government not protecting corruption whistle-blowers

South Africa’s Minister of Police Bheki Cele is not carrying out his constitutional responsibility to ‘prevent, combat… crime [and] to… Read More »

Is the WHO division tackling the coronavirus corrupt and underfunded?

The WHO Health Emergencies Program, the division spearheading the worldwide response to the coronavirus outbreak, is severely underfunded, recent audits… Read More »

Did corruption trigger the coronavirus outbreak?

The latest lethal strain of coronavirus arose at a wild animal meat market in Wuhan, China. This is according to… Read More »

Africa’s richest woman accused of fraud and corruption

Prosecutors in Angola are accusing Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, of embezzlement and money laundering. Attorney General Helder Pitta… Read More »

Will Ukraine’s new whistle-blower law punish innocent businesses?

October 2019 saw Ukraine’s Parliament introduce the “Whistle-blowers Law”. This gives far-reaching protection to people who blow the lid on… Read More »

Every one of us can do something about corruption

Corruption hurts all of us. And we can all benefit from standing United Against Corruption. Most of us think that… Read More »

Today is global anti-corruption day. So what will you do differently?

Today 9-December is International Anti-Corruption Day. Corruption hurts all of us. At an individual level, it increases the amount of… Read More »

Eskom to lifestyle-audit 2,300 more staff as it turns up the heat against corruption

Great to see South Africa’s electricity supplier Eskom picking up the fight against corruption in the organisation. After lifestyle-auditing almost… Read More »

ANC MP Bongani Bongo arrested for corruption

It’s taken a long time, but corrupt politicians involved in South Africa’s state capture are finally getting punished. The Hawks’… Read More »

SARS fires legal head over R420m Gupta VAT refund

Walls are shrinking for the corrupt Gupta clan. SARS head of legal, Refiloe Mokoena, has been fired. Mokoena allegedly granted… Read More »

Lord Peter Hain puts foreign governments, global firms front and centre in South Africa’s State Capture

The Guptas wouldn’t have been able to capture South Africa without the help of a global network of consultants, lawyers,… Read More »

Strong leadership and punishment of corruption wrongdoers: steps to rebuilding confidence in South Africa

The Springboks’ decisive win in the Rugby World Cup has boosted every South African’s spirits (thank you Bokke, we needed… Read More »

EOH blacklists 50 business partners in corruption crackdown

JSE-listed tech group EOH is cracking down on corruption in a big way. EOH has blacklisted 50 enterprise development partners,… Read More »

Medical regulator suspends 5 execs for alleged corruption

South Africa’s CMS (Council for Medical Schemes) recently announced the suspension of 5 senior officials, following allegations of corruption and… Read More »

EOH files criminal charges against corrupt employees

Under-fire tech services company EOH will lay criminal charges against employees involved in corruption. In a statement issued on 10-Oct-2019,… Read More »

U.S. sanction law targets Gupta network

It’s been a great week for the fight against corruption. The Gupta network of shady deals has been dealt a… Read More »