According to Corruption Watch’s report, bribery at 33%, abuse of power at 23% and dereliction of duties at 18% are some of the top three forms of corruption in the country.
Civil society group, Corruption Watch wants high ranking politicians who were implicated in the country’s 1999 multi-billion rand arms deal held to account.
Judgement has been reserved in an urgent application to review and set aside the findings of the Seriti Commission into the Arms Deal.
The High Court in Pretoria will on Tuesday and Wednesday hear an application by civil society organisations, Corruption Watch and Right2know, to review and set aside the findings of the Seriti Commission.
Corruption Watch David Lewis says President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of Advocate Hermione Cronje as Head of the new Investigating Directorate at the National Prosecuting Authority demonstrates his commitment to fighting with corruption.