Civil society conference to coordinate action against state capture

Tuesday will see almost 100 civic groups from around the country convene the Conference for the Future of South Africa that aims to unite and mobilise the country against state capture.

The conference coincides with Nelson Mandela Day and celebrations taking place from July 18, the birthday of struggle stalwart.

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Convenor, Mandla Nkomfe says the conference seeks to collaborate on ways to effectively tackle state capture and corruption.

The conference seeks to get a consensus among different civil society organisations on how to effectively coordinate action against state capture.

Mandla Nkomfe, Convenor at the Conference for the Future of South Africa

Nkomfe explains that the aim of the conference is to create more coordinated action using a common platform.

Members of Parliament have been invited to attend the conference as observers.

Take a listen to him explain what action civil society is taking:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Civil society conference to coordinate action against state capture


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