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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.” ...

Source: Judy van der Velden

Seriti probe’s cautious style risks hiding dirty secrets

Andrew Feinstein, Paul Holden and Hennie van Vuuren This past week marked a significant milestone in the seemingly unending saga that is...

Ariel Sharon's Open Secret

Ariel Sharon, apartheid South Africa and mutual military interests

The death of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon has renewed debate about his legacy, but there's been little on its South African...

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Response to Tony Leon: When politicians dabble in half-truths

In a recent Business Day article, former DA leader Tony Leon argues that, despite the brutality of its system, the apartheid political el...

8 South African Corruption Scandals

The Good Old Days? 8 ‘Crony Capitalist’ Case Studies

In another post, we've responded to recent claims that public accountability has eroded in the post-apartheid period. Whatever the curren...

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