Corruption Watch exposes SA schools as corruption hotspots

According to Corruption Watch annual report released on Wednesday, schools were corruption hotspots for 2015.

In 2015 Corruption Watch conducted 10 investigations which confirmed corrupt activities in schools.

The investigation revealed that nine out of the 10 cases were of principals abusing school funds for their own personal gain.

According David Lewis from Corruption Watch the number of reports they’ve received relating to corruption in schools amounts to hundreds.

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But the reports are about 16% of the total complaints lodged for 2015, about 400 reports, I think

David Lewis - Corruption Watch

Most of the reports we got concerned basically embezzlement and corrupt dealing with school’s resources

David Lewis - Corruption Watch

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