Issued by Corruption Watch
Corruption Watch, in this week of multiple calls for action in response to recent cabinet shifts as well as the ratings downgrade, urges the public to join the march from the treasury building on Church Square to the Union Buildings on Friday, 7 April 2017.
South Africa is facing an unprecedented political, economic and social crisis, and the common denominator which threatens to tear the country apart is corruption.
The organisation has long drawn attention to the effects of corruption on the broader society, highlighting in particular key institutions such as parastatals besieged by allegations of corruption. These include Prasa, Eskom, the SABC and SAA, as well as government departments and their delivery partners, for example the Department of Social Development and Sassa, and the anxiety caused by the fiasco surrounding the delivery of social grants.
Add to this the recent reports of currency fixing by rogue elements within