News and articles relating to the Background Screening industry in South Africa and abroad.
15 January 2015 - By Business Day - Karl Gernetzky
The exposure of unqualified executives has benefited verification agencies, writes Karl Gernetzky
29 December 2014 - By Pretoria News - Letter to the Editor
It is simply impossible for public figures to fake credentials without the active or passive connivance of some people who know that they are living a lie. In this regard, Ellen Tshabalala is gone from the SABC, but the question remains: how did the Presidency make this appointment without picking up that she was an impostor? A few scenarios present themselves to explain this.
19 December 2014 - By Daily News - Siyabulela Dzanibe
The department said this week it was aware of several colleges and institutions purporting to offer higher education programmes without registration.
17 December 2014 - By Eastern Free State Express - Letter to the Editor
The rot of fake qualifications is nothing new in South Africa. Its increase is simply because it was left unchecked for too long without verifying with academic institutions.
07 December 2014 - By Sunday Times
The roll call of people in top positions without the qualifications they claim to have seems to grow by the week, while the excuses they come up with become ever more ludicrous.
07 December 2014 - By Sunday Times - Sibongakonke Shoba
Perhaps the most shocking of the fake academic claims this year was the revelation that struggle veteran Pallo Jordan, one of the ANC`s most respected intellectuals, had lied about holding a PhD. For more than three decades, Jordan was regarded abroad and in South Africa as one of the country`s best political brains, with a doctorate from the London School of Economics.