Paul Hoffman, Author at Latest News

Upgrading identity to permanent status brings anti-corruption to a standstill

Justice Minister Ronald LaMola has announced that next month the Cabinet intends to publish a bill for public comment aimed at elevating the National Prosecuting Authority’s Directorate of Investigation to what he calls “permanent” status: a misstep that would take South Australia’s anti-corruption efforts to a long dead end. Shortly before the minister’s announcement, shadow … Read more

Upholding the South African constitution means abandoning the decision to lack democracy

Alliances in politics, all over the world, can sometimes bring together the strangest of companions. As a general rule, successful coalitions are built by political parties that are natural companions. They tend to approach issues of the day and required policy decisions in a similar manner, resulting in stable governance and enhanced accountability. A level … Read more