South Africa's ranking in the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index drawn up by the international organisation, Transparency International, has shifted favourably compared to 2014, moving from 67 to 61. But there is still work to be done to eradicate corruption for good.
Without fear or favour Thuli Madonsela, South Africas Public Protector, investigates state agencies and officials. Her unwavering integrity has won her the 2014 Transparency International Integrity Award.
Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele is to approach Cabinet for approval of plans for South Africa's first long-distance high-speed rail link, between Durban and Johannesburg.