ZIMBABWE COUNTRY REPORT FOR THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN FORUM AGAINST CORRUPTION (SAFAC) 2010 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: ARUSHA, TANZANIA 22-27 AUGUST 2010

Preamble

 Corruption has become a challenge of immense proportions the world over. The last Southern African Forum Against Corruption (SAFAC) Annual General Meeting was hosted by Zimbabwe in Victoria Falls in August 2007, where the Anti-Corruption Commission assumed the chairmanship of the regional body. Since then, no AGM on this regard has been convened due to a number of challenges. This report however, gives a brief summary of the work of the Anti-Corruption Commission in Zimbabwe from 2007 to 2009, the challenges as well as the way forward in the quest to fight against the scourge of corruption: Read More:

Swaziland Anti Corruption Country Report 2009-2010

1.Brief Situation Analysis 

Country Context

Swaziland is a small landlocked country located in Southern Africa, bordered by South Africa and Mozambique. The country covers 17, 364 square kilometres. It has a population of just over 1,018, 499 and is divided into four regions. Swaziland is led by a monarchy who has supreme Executive, Legislative and Judicial powers. The country also has a dual legal system comprising of both common law and Swazi traditional law and custom. This poses a threat as some chiefs may prefer to prosecute corruption cases in the traditional way. Read More

 

 

 

Namibia Country Report 2010

Introduction

 The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) started its operations in 2006.  The actual investigation work of ACC started mid 2007 after the recruitment of few investigating officers was completed.

 You might recall ladies and gentleman that I reported to this Forum during our Annual General Meeting in August 2007 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe that we were still in the process of recruitment of staff.  Today I am pleased to report to this august Forum that all our Directorates are now fully functional.  Like many other anti-corruption agencies around the globe, we have also adopted a three pronged approach in carrying out our mandate namely:  Investigation, Public Education and Corruption Prevention. Read More

LESOTHO Country Report 2010

DIRECTORATE ON CORRUPTION AND ECONOMIC OFFENCES (DCEO) - LESOTHO

COUNTRY REPORT FOR THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE SOUTHERTN AFRICAN FORUM AGAINST CORRUPTION (SAFAC AGM), TANZANIA, AUGUST, 2010

 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND

 Lesotho wishes to thank the Management and the Secretariat of the Southern African Forum Against Corruption (SAFAC), for the commitment and hard work well done to have this Annual General Meeting (AGM) finally take place. It is still very fresh in our minds that this AGM ought to have been hosted in Lesotho a couple of years ago, but when the odds seemed clearly insurmountable, Tanzania most kindly came to our rescue so that the SAFAC business does not “vanish into thin air”. For that alone, Lesotho wishes to thank Tanzania most heartily. In the same vein, we would like to thank all members of the SAFAC family for their understanding well demonstrated by their attendance and participation in this AGM. Read More

Zambia Country Report 2010

1.0 INTRODUCTION
This report highlights the major activities which the Anti-Corruption Commission has undertaken during the year 2009. Firstly Governance in Zambia has continued to occupy a prominent position in the development process of the Country. Comparable to the same, the Country is also struggling with the problem of endemic corruption which has continued to be a serious challenge to good governance. Read more