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Unite Against Corruption : the struggle continues

In 2015 the Unite Against Corruption (UAC) campaign responded to an upsurge in anger at the extent to which corruption was becoming embedded and institutionalised across our country. The formation of the UAC created a space for a very diverse group of people and organisations from different sectors to come together and take a firm Read more >

No Reconciliation with Corruption!

Nelson Mandela Bridge from 10am – 12pm, Wednesday 16 December The Unite Against Corruption (UAC) campaign confirms that the people’s gathering on Nelson Mandela Bridge is going ahead. We call upon all those affected by corruption to support the demand that #ZumaMustFall, whether by his own hand or by the decision of the African National Read more >

MVC: Concourt party funding ruling a mere setback

The fight to compel political parties to publicly reveal where their private funding comes from is not over yet, says My Vote Counts’ (MVC) campaign coordinator Judith February. On Wednesday 30 September the Constitutional Court ruled against the bid brought forward by the MVC to compel political parties to publicly disclose where their private funding Read more >

Picture gallery: Unite Against Corruption march

While yesterday’s Unite Against Corruption march might not have brought us the numbers we hoped for – thanks in part to a couple of eleventh-hour obstacles – it was a success in other ways. It brought a group of widely diverse groups together for a common cause. It garnered substantial media coverage, mostly positive, including Read more >

The march to stop corruption

By David Lewis First published in City Press A grouping of civil society organisations has called on the public to demonstrate its outrage at escalating levels of corruption by joining marches on the Union Buildings and Parliament on Wednesday. As with so many other acts of malfeasance and maladministration, it is the poor and vulnerable Read more >

UAC – list of demands to be handed over at tomorrow’s march

UNITE AGAINST CORRUPTION DEMANDS   We, citizens and residents of South Africa, have gathered here in our thousands today under the banner of Unite Against Corruption to tell the government that we have had enough of corruption, which is crippling our economy, destroying jobs, stealing from the poor, sabotaging service delivery and undermining the basis Read more >

UAC march will go ahead on 30 September

UNITE AGAINST CORRUPTION PROTEST ACTION GOES AHEAD ON 30 SEPTEMBER Two days ahead of the first in a series of protest actions against corruption in South Africa on 30 September in Pretoria, Cape Town, and other cities around the country, the Unite Against Corruption coalition today released a statement in response to Nedlac’s decision not Read more >

Invitation: media briefing on march against corruption

Media Invitation: Briefing by Civil Society organisations supporting the Unite Against Corruption marches Civil society organisations endorsing the Unite Against Corruption marches on 30 September in Pretoria and Cape Town invite media to a briefing on Tuesday 22 September that will highlight the extent to which corruption affects the work of civil society, and the Read more >

South Africans need to update their activism

By David Lewis First published in Daily Maverick Ranjeni Munusamy poses a pertinent question when she asks “Is South Africa losing its activism mojo?”. And, cited in the same article, Zwelinzima Vavi answers this in the affirmative when he says: “South Africans have become resigned. They are complaining everywhere but there is no real activism. Read more >