Politics

Masked motives

One T-shirt is more expensive than five masks.  During the elections you gave our people free t-shirts so that they can vote for you and put you in power. But now, you can’t give the same people free masks to save their lives?  Clearly you are not in politics to serve the people.  You don’t […]

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The Writing is on the Wall

Corruption Watch released its latest annual corruption report. Titled The Writing is on the Wall,it shows how throughout 2019, the public continued to expose corrupt individuals intent on abusing their power and looting public resources in key sectors. The 3 694 whistle-blower reports in 2019 highlighted how individuals were robbed of access to their fundamental right […]

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Money down the Drain: Corruption in South Africa’s water sector

Corruption Watch and the Water Integrity Network today released an important report, Money down the Drain: Corruption in South Africa’s water sector, which examines the extent and drivers of corruption in the water and sanitation sector and makes recommendations on actions to be taken to address such corruption and maladministration.  The report highlights the extent to which […]

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Lockdown or Shutdown

It is not necessarily ignorance. It is a reflection of a capacity to think.  The government doesn’t listen to people and people don’t listen to government as well in this situation. We needed the highest force of our land to protect us, more from ourselves than from the Coronavirus!!! It is a given fact that […]

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The cost of FREE

Dear Black South Africans,  Nothing is for FREE. Nothing will ever be FREE. Whatever is FREE, has been paid for … by someone. Some of us studied through NFSAS, after I started working I paid it back for two years. Nobody owes us anything.  Those that promised us FREE things lied to us. Those that […]

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Blame games

FW De Klerk, through his foundation, has issued a statement, admitting that apartheid was a crime against humanity as declared by a UN Resolution. After previously denying this in a TV interview commemorating the 30th anniversary of Mandela’s release from prison, he has subsequently apologised for the controversial statement. De Klerk has before apologised for […]

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End of the road for CPS

Corruption Watch celebrates the final decision of the Constitutional Court to dismiss the Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) application for leave to appeal the Supreme Court of Appeal judgment that ordered them to repay R316-million to the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa). This relates to the matter brought by Corruption Watch against CPS concerning the […]