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Internship Opportunity Open Secrets (Cape Town) Are you an advocate for social justice, accountability and transparency? Are yo...

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‘Lifeboat’ scandal: An unlikely whistle-blower?

Hennie van Vuuren and Michael Marchant News broke last Friday that the Public Protector’s leaked report into the Bankorp/Absa “lifeb...

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Seriti review can nail the arms vendors

Michael Marchant Civil society groups Corruption Watch and the Right2Know Campaign have announced they will be taking the judicial com...

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Election funding opens door for hijacking of democracy

Michael Marchant The municipal elections this year are likely to be the most expensive local polls yet. Political parties are seeking ...

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Free up information on our past, painful though it may be

Hennie van Vuuren A final, calculated act of vandalism by the apartheid state was the destruction of more than six-million pages of do...

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Corporate looters need our ire as much as state pilferers

Michael Marchant Like many South Africans, I hear a lot about the growing "lawlessness" in SA. The strongest proponents are often peop...

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No fear in following the money – a Tunisian lesson for South Africa

Michael Marchant   The people of Tunisia, the northernmost African country and epicentre of the recent Jasmine Revolution, condu...

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Inquiry puts whistle-blowers on trial

Anine Kriegler and Murray Hunter In treating the whistle-blowers as the subject of the investigation rather than the alleged corrupter...

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Arms Deal document portal

Check out the Arms Deal Facts portal set up by the Right2Know Campaign at http://armsdealfacts.com/ You can download key evidence ...

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Arms Deal: seven facts that aren’t going away

Anine Kriegler A recurring line from those trying to dismiss allegations of corruption in the Arms Deal is: “Show us the evidence.” ...

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