Not enough is done about the bullying tactics employees and employers have towards whistleblowers. There should be sanctions for senior officials who avoid or hide disclosures when they are presented to them.
Until the mastermind of the murder of whistleblower Babita Deokaran is brought to book, justice is not served.
The case against six men accused of the murder of whistleblower Babita Deokaran has been postponed to the 15th of August 2023 in the High Court in Johannesburg.
Despite being cleared of disciplinary charges in arbitration, Ngoye remains suspended as the rail agency seeks to appeal the decision in the Labour Court.
The South African Council of Churches, in collaboration with the Whistleblower House, hosted a webinar on the crucial role of whistleblowers play in the fight against corruption.
The protection of whistleblowers has come under the spotlight in recent years and was brought into sharp focus by the assassination of Gauteng Health Manager Babita Deokoran in 2021.
In this series, titled Silenced, we reveal what Babita Deokaran found in the days before her murder.
The civil society organisation, Whistleblower House, says that it is happy with the steps taken by the justice department in publishing recommendations on reforming the whistleblowing legislative regime.
We discuss some of the hallmarks of an ethical business, where whistleblowing fits into the discussion on ethics and organizational governance, the role of government and media in whistleblower protection, the cultural dynamics of viewing whistleblowing, and the importance of counter-accounts of whistleblowers.
One of South Africa’s bravest whistleblowers, Cynthia Stimpel, speaks to BizNews about the huge personal sacrifices being made by the country’s whistleblowers; the terrible losses some have suffered – and the extreme vilification that is used to discredit those who dare speak truth to power.
Journalists Jeff Wicks and Mandy Wiener said that South Africa could do more to protect whistleblowers who expose corruption at public and private entities.
Martha Ngoye is a whistleblower for the vast corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa). She is Prasa's group executive for legal. On Thursday she delivered an address at the launch of New South Institute, of which she is a board member. Here is an edited version of her address.
Murray and his son's killings will have a chilling effect on all those who seek to pursue criminals and hold them to account in the way that he did. That is precisely the impact that these extraction networks and criminal syndicates seek to achieve.
‘Like many who are today called whistle-blowers, we never set out to become whistle-blowers… We were just normal human beings who knew right from wrong, regular employees who did their job with the utmost care” – Mzukisi Makatse and Sello Qhina