Corruption and Accountability

Karel | Nov 20, 2018
Whistle-blower Protection: Does South Africa Match Up? - Part IV
Cherese Thakur
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Jul 19, 2018

This brief is the fourth in a four part series. The first two briefs consider South Africa's legislative provisions for the protection of whistle blowers against Transparency International's Best Practice Guidelines for Whistleblowing Legislation. The third and fourth briefs discuss procedures and systems which can be used to ensure that those who report wrongdoing are shielded from needless detriment.

Whistle-blower Protection: Does South Africa Match Up? - Part III
Cherese Thakur
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Jul 19, 2018

This brief is the third in a four part series. The first two briefs consider South Africa's legislative provisions for the protection of whistle blowers against Transparency International's Best Practice Guidelines for Whistleblowing Legislation ("TI Guidelines"). The third and fourth briefs discuss procedures and systems which can be used to ensure that those who report wrongdoing are shielded from needless detriment.

Whistle-blower Protection: Does South Africa Match Up? - Part II
Cherese Thakur
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Jul 17, 2018

This brief is the second in a four part series. The first two briefs consider South Africa's legislative provisions for the protection of whistle blowers against Transparency International's Best Practice Guidelines for Whistleblowing Legislation. The third and fourth briefs discuss procedures and systems which can be used to ensure that those who report wrongdoing are shielded from needless detriment.

Whistle-blower Protection: Does South Africa Match Up? - Part I
Cherese Thakur
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Jul 17, 2018

This brief is the first in a four part series. The first two briefs consider South Africa's legislative provisions for the protection of whistle blowers against Transparency International's Best Practice Guidelines for Whistleblowing Legislation. The third and fourth briefs discuss procedures and systems which can be used to ensure that those who report wrongdoing are shielded from needless detriment.

STATE CAPTURE AND CORRUPTION
Anton van Dalsen
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May 29, 2017

This brief deals with the most recent statements and studies on the issues of state capture and corruption in South Africa, which have led to a greater overall understanding of their impact and pervasiveness.

FIGHTING CORRUPTION – THE HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACH
Chelsea Ramsden
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Dec 15, 2016

The South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law hosted a conference on corruption and human rights. This brief provides an overview of the ideas discussed relating to a human rights approach to addressing corruption effectively.

AFTER THE PRESIDENT PAYS BACK SOME MONEY, IS THAT THE END?
Matthew Kruger
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Aug 02, 2016

In this brief, Matthew Kruger argues that the President's duty to pay back approximately R7.8 million, for the construction at his private residence in Nkandla, is only one of the President's duties arising from the order of the Constitutional Court in March 2016. He might owe us quite a bit more.

Corruption and political party funding: Debating the means to a desirable end
Matthew Kruger
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Oct 14, 2015

Political questions rarely have easy answers. Even when we agree that a particular goal is desirable—end corruption, for example—we often disagree over the appropriate means to that end. Here I consider one possible means by which to combat corruption, namely, the regulation of the disclosure of political party funding, as well as some of the difficulties that accompany its actual use.

TO BRIBE OR NOT TO BRIBE?
Arvitha Doodnath
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Mar 17, 2015

Discussing the issues of bribery and corruption in the police. As well as one's right when being pulled over by the police.

Accountability
Wim Louw
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May 23, 2013

This Brief looks at the concept of Accountability

The Arms Procurement Commission Thus Far
Kameel Premhid
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Mar 14, 2013

In this Brief ('The Arms Procurement Commission Thus Far'), Kameel Premhid, HSF Intern, examines the major issues affecting the Arms Procurement Commission (APC) since its inception. The APC is the first time that the South African Government has indicated that there was potential wrongdoing with the infamous Arms Deal. This is the first time that there exists a possibility to hold those involved in the deal accountable. However, this will not be possible if the APC continues to conduct itself in the way it has.