South Africa's former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, talks about the challenges she faced in her fight against corruption in the country. She just finished a seven-year term and will receive the prestigious German Africa Prize in a few days.
The commission is expected to investigate the extent of the influence of the wealthy Gupta family in South African politics. Local media dubbed the allegations as 'state capture.'
Known in her native South Africa as "the Steel Lady," former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was awarded the German Africa Prize Thursday for her fight against corruption in her home country.
Tanzania’s Gerald Bigurube and Madagascar’s Clovis Razafimalala have dedicated their lives to saving their countries’ natural heritage. They are the recipients of this year's annual German Africa Award.
DW has learned that Ugandan human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo has won the 2017 German Africa Prize. He has been honored for his role in protecting peace, democracy, and human rights.
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