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Arrest rate shows hobbled Hawks hardly functioning

A YEAR has flown by since the Constitutional Court delivered its judgment in the latest round of public interest litigation in which businessman Bob Glenister and the Helen Suzman Foundation have participated either as applicant or, in the case of the foundation, as amicus curiae. Let’s call the case “Glenister III”. The litigation, which has […]

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Hawks incapable of fulfilling their corruption busting role

Durban – The Hawks have become incapable of investigating the politically connected, according to non-profit organisation Accountability Now. Accountability Now head Advocate Paul Hoffman was responding to the contents of a secret forensic investigation published by News24 this week, which alleged that three high ranking KwaZulu-Natal police officers were showered with gifts by a businessman […]

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Resolutions of conference key to fighting graft in Africa

ON THE last occasion the Constitutional Court was required to consider the efficacy of the anti-corruption machinery of state in SA, our chief justice, writing for the majority of the court, opened with the following words: “All South Africans across the racial, religious, class and political divide are in broad agreement that corruption is rife […]

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