'Islands of integrity'? Reductions in bribery in Uganda and South Africa and lessons for anti-corruption policy and practice
This paper sets out lessons from a mixed-methods study that identified and explored ‘positive outlier’ cases of bribery reduction in challenging governance environments. It discusses the two cases the research examined in depth:
- a 50 percent reduction in bribery in Uganda’s health sector while in other sectors bribery rates increased (2010-2015);
- an almost 15 percent reduction in police-related bribery in South Africa’s Limpopo province while in other provinces it reduced by less than four percent (2011-2015).
The findings suggest the importance of disrupting corruption patterns and of unintended consequences for anti-corruption policy and practice.
Stocktaking of Anti-Corruption and Business Integrity Measures for Southern African SOEs
This report aims to provide an overview of business integrity and anti-bribery legislation, policies and practices applicable to state-owned enterprises (SOEs) operating across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.
- Part 1 provides a rationale for considering the impact that corruption-prevention and business integrity measures have had in some jurisdictions,…
ICAR presentation on global challenges in following the money for the South African Institute for Commercial Forensic Practitioners
Phyllis Atkinson, Head of Training at the International Centre for Asset Recovery gave a…