SA has sunk to its lowest level yet on the corruption index, scoring a dismal 41 out of 100 in the latest Transparency International report. This means that our public sector is perceived as highly corrupt and that our democracy is flawed and fragile. 

This is a shameful and alarming state of affairs for a country that once inspired the world with its peaceful transition from apartheid to democracy. We have squandered the legacy of Nelson Mandela and the sacrifices of millions of South Africans who fought for freedom and justice...

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