Protect whistleblowers - Baloyi

2011-10-18 14:13

National Whistleblowing Week

2011-10-18 09:19

A whistleblowing campaign has been launched in Cape Town, aimed at encouraging South Africans to blow the whistle on corruption.WATCH

Pretoria - Measures to protect whistleblowers should be beefed up, Public Service and Administration Minister Richard Baloyi said on Tuesday

Communities needed to feel safe before they raised the alarm on corrupt activities, he told a good governance conference hosted by the public protector in Pretoria.

Baloyi said corruption had much to do with the environment.

"We need to talk to our people, make them realise and understand corruption does not pay. Corruption in our country is a major threat to good governance," he said.

"Oversight institutions need to talk to each other and work together. The Constitution gives room for oversight but we need to co-ordinate our activities and promote good governance."

- Whistleblowing Week

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
Read more on:    richard baloyi  |  corruption
NEXT ON NEWS24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24


Rugby World Cup 2015

All the action from the 2015 RWC, including live coverage of all 48 matches, breaking news, fixtures, results, logs - and much more!


Rugby World Cup 2015

Boks were 'in a dark space'
Robshaw had raw deal
Boks must be 'more clinical' in quarters
Scotland braced for game of their lives
Traffic Alerts

Passion is the name of the game. Love is not an intellectual study, but an experience from heart level. You have the tendency more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.