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It’s time for the Integrity Commission

Opinionista • Paul Hoffman • 18 November 2019 We don’t often see the activities of three arms of government on the same page at the same time. This felicitous alignment is taking place in relation to the combatting of serious corruption – and it is not a moment too soon. For the judiciary, Chief Justice […]

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PAUL HOFFMAN: Lying Mantashe should quit over Sunday World fraud

The NPA should also prosecute Gwede Mantahse for his criminal behaviour 13 November 2019 – 14:18 Paul Hoffman (BusinessDay) The traditional definition of fraud is: “The crime involving wilful perversion of the truth made with intent to deceive and resulting in actual or potential prejudice to another”.  The editors of The Law of SA (LawSA) […]

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Let’s get back to the values of the constitution

The ANC’s distortion of the race issue is causing harm to the most vulnerable citizens 29 October 2019 – 15:13 Paul Hoffman The constitution. Picture: CONSTITUTION HILL How, in a society founded on nonracialism, is it possible to make the race of job seekers relevant to their appointment? What empirical evidence is there to suggest […]

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A pregnant journalistic silence – Nasrec’s ‘cash for votes’ story

24th October 2019 by Chris Bateman I’m not sure what the public is meant to make of the tussle between Accountability Now’s Paul Hoffman, SC and Frank Dutton, a veteran investigator at the Zondo Commission, and three credible media bodies, regarding Independent Newspaper reporter Bongani Hans. You see, Hans reported some incendiary claims allegedly made by […]

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Joining the Independent Newspapers dots

11th October 2019 By Paul Hoffman (BizNews) The hysterical reaction of Iqbal Survé to the service of a search and seizure warrant on him provides vivid evidence of his affliction with foot in mouth disease. Not only does he reveal, perhaps inadvertently, that editorial independence is non-existent in his empire with the « my reporters […]

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Spring Newsletter 2019

Welcoming Spring, and Welcoming New Team Members! Bring on springtime! On the staff front, we welcome Renee Caprari as a new director. Renee is an advocate with a background in corporate and insurance work. Renee intends to beef up the presence of Accountability Now in the commentariat. Her first work is already up on the […]

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ANTI-CORRUPTION AND ACCOUNTABILITY MOVEMENT IN AFRICA

THE NAIROBI CAMPAIGN – SEPTEMBER 24TH AND 25TH 2019 The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa in collaboration with Advocate Paul Hoffman (SC), Director of Accountability Now (IFAISA) South Africa and in partnership with universities in Nairobi, launched the ‘Anti-Corruption and Accountability Movement in Africa’ campaign that seeks to actively involve the youth […]

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