People’s Tribunal sends strong message against impunity in private sector

Why are government failures so distinctly imprinted in the public’s memories, while outrage over private sector corruption enjoys a much shorter lifespan?  If you listen carefully to the findings of the first People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime, held at Constitution Hill last month, you will hear a common refrain: The private sector has aided and abetted…

Whistle-blowers’ courage is undermined by FSCA being let off the hook

The undisputed facts of the Rosemary Hunter and the Financial Services Conduct Authority case should be of grave concern to all South Africans South Africans spent most of last week debating the Constitutional Court’s decision to legalise the private use of marijuana. However, within days of this judgment, and with little attention, the court delivered…