Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa

The Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa seeks to defend whistleblowers, as well as strategically litigate and advocate on their behalf where their disclosures speak to the public interest of African citizens.

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Press Releases

  • South Africa – Forum: Indicators of a Holistic Whistleblower Support and Protection Ecosystem

    “This is the anti-corruption movement of the future” This is how Ms Thandeka Gqubule-Mbeki explained the importance of whistleblowing  as

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  • Malawi: Journey to Develop Legislation for Whistleblower Protection in Malawi Begins

    Johannesburg, August 25th, 2022 – Webinar discussions focused on creating better legal protections and establishing a culture of whistleblowing.

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  • France – Lumumba vs. BGFI case:  Foreigners Domiciled in France Have the Same Rights as French Nationals, According to French Highest Court

    Paris, July 12nd, 2022 – Two Congolese whistleblowers who have found asylum in France are suing the Gabonese bank BGFI and its Congolese subsidiary for the damages they suffered after reporting wrongdoings

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  • The Fishrot scandal

    The Fishrot revelations, disclosed by whistleblower Johannes Stefansson, show how Icelandic fishing company Samherji paid millions of dollars, through tax

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  • Dan Gertler Revelations

    On July 2nd, 2020, a joint investigation by PPLAAF and Global Witness, “Undermining sanctions”, uncovered evidence indicating controversial mining magnate

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  • State Capture

    The principal charge against South-African former President Jacob Zuma, originating with claims from whistleblowers working with the Platform to Protect

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