GOUVERNANCE | GOVERNANCE

14-Jan-2022 to 11:58

S/Africa: Unions reject offer by business to fund law enforcement agencies

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Despite the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) encouraging “the immediate prosecution of those implicated in state corruption,” the move to bring in private entities to assist in funding the prosecutions could lead to another state capture, SAFTU general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Friday.

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13-Jan-2022 to 10:40

S/Africa forms task force to handle state capture cases

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s top prosecutors have created a taskforce to investigate and prosecute matters arising from the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture following the release of the first part of the commission’s report two weeks ago, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) announced on Thursday.

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10-Jan-2022 to 17:17

Mnangagwa fires Zimbabwe’s intelligence minister

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — President Emmerson Mnangagwa has dismissed Zimbabwe’s State Security Minister Owen Ncube over alleged misconduct, the president’s office announced on Monday.

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10-Jan-2022 to 09:26

Malawi gives 60-day amnesty to raiders of state coffers

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s Attorney General Thabo Nyirenda has given companies and individuals a 60-day ultimatum to return funds allegedly received through shady state procurement deals or risk prosecution.

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06-Jan-2022 to 13:03

Airline workers say graft report scratched the surface of rot at SAA

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Many names of officers responsible for much of the corruption and maladministration at South African Airways (SAA) have not been revealed in the just-released Commission of Inquiry into State Capture report, the airline’s union said on Thursday.

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05-Jan-2022 to 13:38

S/Africa: New law needed to protect whistleblowers – Report

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A new law should be introduced by the South African government to protect whistleblowers who take the risk to expose corruption, the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture has said.

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05-Jan-2022 to 08:43

S/Africa: Probe team calls for independent anti-corruption body

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The team that probed high-level corruption in South Africa has called for the establishment of an independent anti-graft body as the government cannot be trusted with the “ultimate responsibility” to lead the fight against corruption.

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