Joint media statement: Education activists make submission to Zondo Commission of Inquiry on fraud and corruption in the delivery of education-related services

Joint media statement: Education activists make submission to Zondo Commission of Inquiry on fraud and corruption in the delivery of education-related services

Equal Education (EE), the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) and SECTION27, have made a joint submission to the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, highlighting cases of fraud and…

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Civil Society organisations welcome establishment of SIU Tribunal

Civil Society organisations welcome establishment of SIU Tribunal

Johannesburg 25 February 2019: SECTION27 and Corruption Watch welcome the establishment of the Special Investigative Unit (SIU) Tribunal and the appointment of senior Judges to oversee this crucial task. This…

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SECTION27 condemns protests that violate the rights of vulnerable people

SECTION27 condemns protests that violate the rights of vulnerable people

We call on national trade union leaders, from COSATU, SAFTU, FEDUSA and NACTU as well as religious leaders to step in to help resolve this ongoing crisis and assist in urgently restoring healthcare services in the province.
Lives are being lost. This is an emergency.

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Read a copy of Mark Heywood’s article “Corruption has created its own political economy” published in the M&G today, 5 April 2013

On the edges of Dieplsoot stands a half complete municipal building. Once intended as a library and offices, it has been surrendered to decay before it even came to life. A few years ago it seemed to symbolise a governmental intent to recognise and modernise Diepsloot. Now it’s just an unexplained shell. A free brick and building parts store.

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SECTION27 welcomes today’s launch of Corruption Watch. We call for a mass mobilisation to expose and prosecute corruption.


Today, January 26 2012, SECTION27 welcomes the launch of Corruption Watch, an independent civil society-led organisation committed to strengthening the fight against corruption in South Africa. We offer our support to its Director, Staff and Board in the challenges that lie ahead. Successfully fighting corruption in South Africa will require bravery, vision and an organisation in which millions of people can place confidence. Our country’s future – particularly the fight against poverty and inequality – depends on it.

Start today by signing the pledge at www.corruptionwatch.org.za

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The ANC should not be scared of independent campaigns against corruption

Statement by the TAC and SECTION27, co-hosts of the Labour/Civil Society conference

The Civil Society Conference held on 27-28 October 2010 will hopefully come to be seen as a historic turning point in South Africa. It may mark the revival of co-ordinated community based activism that aims to achieve social justice and better the lives of the poor in South Africa. It was attended by more than 50 independent organisations that believe in social justice and that fight for it every day.

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