CW board member appointed to IAAF ethics commission

Our distinguished board member Kate O’Regan has been appointed to the ethics commission of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The commission is one of the measures set up by the IAAF to “eliminate corrupt conduct which might place the authenticity, integrity and reputation of athletics at risk”. The IAAF has come under fire Read more >

Corruption Watch sets the record straight on Cosatu funding

26 November 2015 The board of Corruption Watch issued a statement today in response to comments made by the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) at the Cosatu Congress currently underway in Midrand. These comments purported to terminate Cosatu’s financial support for Corruption Watch and alleged that Corruption Watch’s activities ‘delegitimised’ the state. The Read more >

Archbishop Ndungane to head CW board

Corruption Watch’s board of directors has expanded – the new members are Vusi Pikoli, Alice L. Brown and Emma Mashinini. The board also has a new chairperson, Anglican Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, who takes over from Vuyiseka Dubula, secretary general of the Treatment Action Campaign. Dubula served in this position for almost two years and remains a board Read more >

Corruption Watch board sets the record straight

The Corruption Watch Board members emphatically affirm that no unions are presently being investigated – following recent false claims in the press that the organisation is probing at least four Cosatu-affiliated unions and “meddling in Cosatu power battles”. Corruption Watch received 1 500 cases of corruption from the public in 2012. Of the reports received, Read more >

Corruption Watch handles all complaints equally

The Corruption Watch Board has noted the recent allegations that Corruption Watch is using its investigative capacity to “meddle in Cosatu power battles”. The Board wishes to respond as follows: Corruption Watch received 1 500 cases of corruption from the public in 2012. Of the reports received, only 13 implicated unions. A preliminary investigation was Read more >