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Is government serious about tackling corruption?

Without a strategy, a good strategy, there can be no prospect of success in the fight against corruption and State Capture. Here is an extract from a Legalbrief report on 6 March 2018: “The government will announce its strategy to fight corruption and State Capture within 100 days, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said at his […]

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LETTER: Tips for Tito to recover funds

Finance minister has the power to follow the Gupta money trail and recover misappropriated funds. Most responses to the invitation to give tips to our new minister of finance concentrate on ways of scrimping, saving and stretching the somewhat limited public purse to temper the wind to the shorn lambs in our midst. The finance […]

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Racism, non-racialism, multi-racialism and revolution

In a non-racial and non-sexist order, race and gender are irrelevant in the choice of candidates for elections. Freedom of association permits the human race to vote as it sees fit for whatever gender or “race”. The Black Lawyers Association has “welcomed and accepted” the outcome of the elections for the new Legal Practice Council. […]

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Judgments delayed, justice denied

It is important to the survival of constitutional democracy that the judiciary should function as a well-oiled machine that is responsive and accountable to the needs of the people. It is important to the survival of constitutional democracy that the judiciary should function as a well-oiled machine that is responsive and accountable to the needs […]

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Accountability Now media release

Accountability Now & CTPC challenge government to establish an integrity commission to deal with Hawks dysfunctionality Cape Town, 26 September 2018: Anti-corruption watchdog, Accountability Now and the Cape Town Peace Centre have challenged the dysfunctionality of the Hawks, in a letter of demand and accompanying draft affidavit to the state attorney and to government. The […]

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Why Hawks are beyond symptomatic treatment – Paul Hoffman

JOHANNESBURG — What is supposed to be South Africa’s elite crime-busting unit, the Hawks, is in disarray after years of Zuptoid interference. As Paul Hoffman, a senior counsel and the driving force behind the Institute for Accountability in SA eloquently explains in the piece below, the Hawks have been completely hollowed out and may never […]

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