SA un­der the cosh

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THE AFRICAN UNION’S African Peer Re­view Mech­a­nism (APRM) has flagged corruption in South Africa as a ma­jor concern, say­ing it’s be­ing fu­elled by a State that’s in­creas­ingly politi­cised. The APRM re­port, which is part of a vol­un­tary self-mon­i­tor­ing mech­a­nism for mem­bers of the AU, tar­gets Gov­ern­ment’s ques­tion­able and politi­cised ap­point­ments that not only scup­per in­ves­ti­ga­tions into corruption but fuel it and pro­hibit trans­parency.

The re­port fo­cuses on the re­la­tion­ship be­tween party and State and uses

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