South Africa: Govt `clueless` on corruption
October 28 2010 at 01:10pm
The government apparently has no knowledge of what has happened to at least two thirds of cases reported to the National Anti-Corruption Hotline.
Over the six-year period 7529 cases were reported to the hotline, but there had been feedback on only 2717 cases, according to the 9th State of the Public Service Report released in Pretoria.
This meant that for every 100 cases reported, the PSC had received feedback from the department concerned on only 36. It did not know about the other 64.
“The mere provision of feedback to the PSC does not necessarily suggest that allegations have been investigated and that the cases have been closed, but at least it allows the [continue reading]