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Why some anti-corruption campaigns make people more likely to pay a bribe

The reason may be that the messages reinforce popular perceptions that corruption is pervasive and insurmountable. In doing so, they encourage apathy and acceptance rather than inspire activism

China mum on missing Interpol chief

Meng Hongwei was last seen leaving for China in late September from the Interpol headquarters in Lyon, southeast France

Anti-graft campaigner Hain joins forces with controversial businessman Zunaid Moti

Hain, a British lord and prominent anti-corruption campaigner, has been appointed special advisor to the Moti Group of companies.

It’s criminal, not whistleblowing – De Lille hits back at executive director’s claims

Patricia de Lille believes Craig Kesson leaked information and claims against her to certain politicians which "is suggestive of a political campaign"

Senior Saudi prince Miteb released from detention

After more than three weeks in detention, Senior Saudi prince and former head of the National Guard, Miteb bin Abdullah, has been released.

Varsity head gets death threats after announcing fraud probe

The vice-chancellor had promised to rid the Vaal University of Technology of corruption

How will South Africa tackle corruption?

Power groups' preferred political projects will ultimately decide on whose terms corruption is fought.

Mayor Solly Msimanga tackles corrupt Tshwane

In his first 100 days in the job Solly Msimanga discovered he had inherited a suspicious contracts, crooked deals and a lot of unfinished work.

Cyril Ramaphosa: Business must play its part in curbing youth unemployment

In its Quarterly Labour Force 2016, Statistics South Africa revealed that the country's unemployment rate stood at 26.7%.

#Scopa: Anti-corruption task team grilled for neglecting to report on graft at SOEs

KwaZulu-Natal's acting Hawks boss, General Alfred Khana, says they had assumed they needed to focus their probe on government departments instead.

Revitalised Cope is confident it can lure back the voters it lost

The Congress of the People’s manifesto is strongly pro-poor and promises to deliver quality service.

Nigeria’s Mr Clean-Up dazzles UK

President Buhari’s anti-corruption plans have gone down a treat, but is there too much on his plate?

Gauteng officials to be criminally charged for tender irregularities

Local government employees will face prosecution for the improper awarding of contracts.

All the details: #ZumaMustFall marches

From Port Elizabeth to Pretoria, South Africans are united in their call for President Jacob Zuma to step down. Here are the details on the marches.

Numsa pact: Shifting deckchairs or the real deal?

The launch of a new anti-corruption coalition could be a sign that major labour shifts are afoot.

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Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!