‘Don’t profile me; profile whistleblowing as a concept’

The sooner the concept of whistleblowing is understood in South Africa, the better the country’s chances are at dealing with the scourge of pernicious corruption. 

This was the contention made by Mzukisi Makatse, who lost his job as the Eastern Cape’s monitoring and evaluations officer at the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) in February 2018 after refusing to authorise what he called irregular R6-million funding for the province’s Buyel’Ekhaya festival music festival. 

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Khaya Koko
Khaya Koko is a journalist with a penchant for reading through legal documents braving the ravages of cold court benches to expose the crooked. He writes about social justice and human-interest stories. Most importantly, he is a card-carrying member of the Mighty Orlando Pirates.

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