Corruption

The Competition Commission Tackles Schools Over Uniforms

On Tuesday, the Competition Commission finally announced that it had 'gone after' several schools and suppliers over various anti-competitive practices in the sale of...

Africans Want Political Choice, New Book Argues

Democracy Works is a book that attempts to show that the best way to economic development is through a democratic governance system. The book...

Johannesburg Teachers Tired Of ‘Cash For Post’ Corruption

Teachers from a school in the far north of Johannesburg say they are tired of the corruption in the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE)....

#BloodFriday: Coloured Community Say They Are Tired Of Suffering

It was the death of Heather Peterson, a 45-year-old woman from Westbury that sparked the widespread protests amongst the coloured communities in Gauteng. Peterson...

What The VBS Report Means For The ANC, EFF, DA

A new Treasury report details how Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu’s brother, Brian Shivambu, allegedly sent R10 million of the stolen...

Illicit Financial Flows Have Direct Impact On Ordinary People

Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), base erosion, profit shifting (BEPS) and wage evasion is a growing problem that is causing huge capital resource leakages in...

The Steep Price Of Being Family To Abahlali’s Most Famous Activist

S'bu Zikode, the founding president of the radical shack dwellers movement Abahlali baseMjondolo has had to be in hiding numerous times after threats were...

ESCR: SA Must Fulfil Its Human Rights Obligations For All South...

On Saturday the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) co-hosted a solidarity meeting with Abahlali baseMjondolo in partnership with Socio-Economic Rights...

Journos Under Surveillance Threat, R2K Report Reveals

On Wednesday, civil society Right 2 Know (R2K) launched a report titled SPOOKED: Surveillance of Journalists in SA. The report looks at the growing...

Enjoy The FIFA World Cup, In Spite Of The Politics

Poor Mohamed Salah. In an image tweeted out by the New York Times chief soccer correspondent Rory Smith, the Egyptian winger is pictured with...

Here’s Why The Saudi Government Is Cracking Down On Activists

On May 15, the Saudi Arabian government arrested a large number of women's right activists, featuring many of the prominent activists who had advocated...

“Conspiracy Of Silence” Happening Around The Rohingya Muslims

After last year's condemnation around the violence which was being committed against the Rohingya Muslims, the world seems to have gone silent once more...

Max Du Preez: On Fighting Against Apartheid As Media

From the late 70s to the early 90s, South Africa saw some truly turbulent times. Journalist and social commentator Max Du Preez was at...

European Banks Called To Answer For Apartheid Crimes

UPDATE: Open Secrets and CALS have been informed by the authorities in Belgium and Luxembourg that they will not be investigating the...

‘Five Fingers For Marseilles’ Is A Haunting Meditation On Failure

“Why did you come back? Once you turned the world upside down and ran. Now you are here and it starts again.”What happens after...

The Xolobeni Community Is Fighting For A Voice In Mining Decisions

From Monday 23 April until Wednesday 25 April, the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) will be meeting the department of mineral resources (DMR) and Australian...

“Zuma Is Like Jesus To Us”

Thousands marched to the Durban High Court on Friday, 6 April in support of the former president Jacob Zuma. At the court, where he...

Individualised Activism With No Structural Analysis Offers Only Half Solutions

At the first Oslo Freedom Forum held on African soil, activists from around the world shared stories of working to try and overcome authoritarianism...

The Politics Of ‘Expropriation Of Land Without Compensation’ In South Africa

In a speech presented at the Urbanization: Impact of land availability - focus on land occupation Indaba organised by MEC for human settlements and...

Meron Estefanos: I See People Suffering And Its Just My Duty...

Meron Estefanos works tirelessly to aid and raise awareness about the plight of Eritrean refugees. The Swedish-based Eritrean human rights activist and journalist hosts...
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