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Robert McBride won’t give up on fight

Thursday 7 March 2019 – 5:00am (ENCA) Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate Head Robert McBride is taking the decision not to renew his contract on review. Parliament’s police portfolio committee recommended he not be given another term. JOHANNESBURG – Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate boss Robert McBride said he’s being labelled as difficult because of his unbending […]

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Smoke and mirrors – and no one is tackling grand corruption

Opinionista • Paul Hoffman • 25 February 2019 (Daily Maverick) The weekend announcement by the Presidency that it is planning to set up an eight-judge special tribunal to expedite civil debt collections instigated by his custom-made SIU investigations is further evidence of ANC unwillingness to get to grips properly, efficiently and effectively, with grand corruption. […]

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LETTER: Bosasa must recover R40m it ‘donated’ to the ANC

25 February 2019 – 05:03 By Paul Hoffman (Business Day) Bosasa whistleblower Angelo Agrizzi prepares to give testimony at the Zondo commission in January. Picture: Alaister Russell/The Sunday Times According to reports, alleged to be based on insider knowledge, the ANC amassed at least R40m in donations from Bosasa. Whether this amount is regarded as “protection […]

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Do not delay recovering the loot and bolstering integrity in governance

According to a press report, on 19 February 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa again vowed his government would recover money stolen through State Capture and bring those involved to book when he addressed the National House of Traditional Leaders in Parliament. He also touched on a need to strengthen Chapter 9 institutions. He said this was […]

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Some realities around restoring the SA dream

Paul Hoffman says a dream inconsistent with values of Constitution is a dream that is invalid Some realities around restoring the SA dream 23 November 2018 By Paul Hoffman (Politics Web) Mugabe Ratshikuni has correctly identified that part of the current malaise in SA is that “for too many the goal is to milk the […]

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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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