Citizens believe government is not doing enough about corruption - Survey
The tenth edition of the Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) Africa has revealed that 70% of South Africans believe that government is not doing enough to tackle corruption.
The survey also revealed that 64% of those surveyed think that corruption levels increased during the past 12 months.
Clement Manyathela speaks to Corruption Watch executive director David Lewis on the survey.
In South Africa, 64% of the South African survey believed that corruption was getting worse.David Lewis, Executive director - Corruption Watch
The survey was done between July and September last year, so it would reflect the period of 2018 and late 2017. South Africans don't think the government s doing enough to tackle corruption.David Lewis, Executive director - Corruption Watch
If I were to interpret that result, I think people are saying until we see prosecutions and convictions we are not going to be convinced that the government is doing enough.David Lewis, Executive director - Corruption Watch
Listen to the full interview below...
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