Citizens must take back their power: DAG

“As citizens, we have so much power to change the system and to have an impact on the decisions made around how our communities are developed.” This was the driving message that came to the fore at a public seminar held to address public concerns and questions around the roles[…]

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President Ramaphosa has displayed transparency and accountability: ANC

The African National Congress (ANC) says President Cyril Ramaphosa has displayed an act of transparency and accountability before South Africans by publicly responding to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s findings against him. President Ramaphosa announced during a media briefing in Pretoria that he would seek an urgent judicial review of  Mkhwebane’s[…]

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ANC makes submissions on political party funding

The ANC has called for the regulation of private financing of political parties, financial transparency of political parties and “enhanced public funding for activities that promote and support democracy”. In a statement ANC Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize said there was an over-reliance by political parties on private donations. “…the secrecy[…]

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Madonsela wins global award for integrity

Public protector Thuli Madonsela was humbled to be selected the winner of Transparency International’s Integrity award for 2014, she said on Friday. “I accept the accolade with deep humility on behalf of the public protector team, fellow integrity institutions in South Africa, whistleblowers and the resilient people of South Africa,”[…]

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