Soccer City was one of the projects alleged to be 'fixed' in a construction cartel. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)
07 FEB 2013 04:40 - NICKOLAUS BAUER
Corruption seems to have become the norm and if big business can't keep its hands off public funds, can South Africans expect government to do so?
“South African discourse on corruption is shrouded in misconceptions,” said Ebrahim Fakir Wednesday, political analyst at the Electoral Institute of Southern Africa.
At the moment, businesses found guilty of corruption or price-fixing receive a financial penalty administered by the Competition Tribunal.
The ruling ANC is berated for claiming that corruption is a two-way street, frequented by both corruptor and the corrupted.