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Employees at all levels of the public service are pushing back against corruption and state capture, working with chapter nine institutions, Parliament, civil society and the courts to exorcise the rot from government departments and entities. And former government employees, including former Passenger Rail Agency of SA group CEO Lucky Montana, former CEO of the South African Social Security Agency Thokozani Magwaza and former social development director-general Zane Dangor are joining the battle to ensure that politicians obey the rule of law and face the consequences when they do not. Civic society group Corruption Watch says that "a huge number" of public servants, particularly at middle management level, come to the organisation to report corruption. Public Service Association deputy GM Tahir Maepa says while public servants continue to report corruption to the union and the authorities, the war against the scourge "can only be won if the leaders in the public service take on th...

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