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Behind The Scenes

On Wednesday 22nd of March 2017, the Western Cape Provincial Cabinet took the decision to sell the Tafelberg property to the Phyllis Jowell Jewish Day School. This is very disappointing for the many civil society organisations and activists that have advocated so...

Many Will Be Cashing In On The Polls Leading To 2019

We only have two years before the 2019 national elections, and it is expected that this will be the most contested national elections in South Africa's democratic era. Yet, we still have no idea who is bankrolling SA's political parties. Without legislation governing...

Show and Tell…

It is that time of the year again, when MP's and MEC's declare their interests and the gifts that they have received from the previous year. This exercise is governed by the Executive Members Ethics Act(1998) and 'The Code of Ethical Conduct and Disclosure of Members’...

#PaidTwitter Raises New Party Funding Concerns

The ANC #PaidTwitter Debacle Has Raised New Party Funding Concerns. The campaign for accountability, transparency, and inclusiveness in politics and elections continues. Read the Huffington Post article that we are quoted in, here:...

January and the rocky road ahead…

In January 2016, we had one revelation about the relationship between money and politics. At the time, UDM leader, Bantu Holomisa, claimed he had received a tip-off that the PIC had 'channelled' money to the ANC to help fund its 104-year anniversary celebrations. He...

Fresh off the Press!

Yesterday, the court ordered the release of the anticipated 'State of Capture' report. The 355 paged-document reinforces what many have suspected for a long time. Several media exposes involving the Gupta family and their businesses, a number of government ministers,...