The politics of anti-corruption enforcement in South Africa

  title={The politics of anti-corruption enforcement in South Africa},
  author={V. Naidoo},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary African Studies},
  pages={523 - 542}
  • V. Naidoo
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Journal of Contemporary African Studies
  • The criminalisation of corruption recognises that the misuse of official office for private gain exacts a detrimental and distorting effect on a country's social and economic development. This is especially acute in countries undergoing rapid political system transitions. In an effort to combat corruption, governments have come under increasing pressure to enhance the monitoring and oversight of public institutions through stringent intra and inter-institutional checks. In South Africa, the… CONTINUE READING
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