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CIEX Public Protector Complaint

The Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committee National Assembly Parliament Cape Town By email   16th January 2017 Dear Honourable Members, RE: The first provisional report of the new Public Protector concerning our Ciex complaint We campaign for accountability and responsiveness as “Accountability Now”. We persuaded the previous Public Protector in July 2011 to reopen […]

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FAQs: What you need to know about the public protector and Absa’s ‘apartheid bailout’

Whose report is it anyway? In 2012, Advocate Paul Hoffman convinced former public protector Thuli Madonsela to investigate the alleged failure of the democratic government to recover the funds borrowed by Bankorp (now Absa) from the apartheid regime. For four years, Madonsela interviewed affected parties but before she left, she had not signed the report and […]

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A Common Thread

Integrity and accountability are the common thread that joins together all notables who are paid tribute by the Daily Maverick in its Person of the Year awards. Not least because of their sterling efforts to dodge the “junk status” bullet, the Minister of Finance, his deputy and his team and the Treasury won top honours […]

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Activism Against Corruption conference Declaration of 24th November 2016

A. Conference takes note of the resolutions passed by the Cape Town Combating Corruption Conference in November 2015, B. Conference acknowledges that generating the political will to tackle the menacing scourge of corruption effectively is vital to the success of anti-corruption initiatives, C. Sensitising and empowering ordinary citizens to create the ripple effect necessary to […]

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