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SA’s politicians decide who probes them – Paul Hoffman

CAPE TOWN — South Africa’s ruling party has played cat and mouse with the Constitution when it comes to creating bodies meant to track and prosecute corruption. In this erudite, shining contribution, Paul Hoffman, SC, Director of Accountability Now and constitutional expert, outlines how the ANC first carefully created and then grossly manipulated, de-clawed and/or rendered […]

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What Shamila Batohi can and cannot do

Caught between a rock and a hard place, National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamiela Batohi will have to consider structural and operational reform of the laws governing the fight against the corrupt. The media hype around the commencement of the 10-year non-renewable appointment of Shamila Batohi as National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) has assumed […]

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LETTER: Dikgang Moseneke’s slumber

The use of the phrase “we went to sleep for 10 years” (on former president Jacob Zuma’s watch) by the outgoing Wits chancellor and former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke, was part commentary and part confession. The commentary has been widely responded to, the confession not. Moseneke was one of the co-authors of the seminal […]

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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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