News and articles relating to the Background Screening industry in South Africa and abroad.
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.
02 December 2014 - By MIE
The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has issued a formal instruction that the following documentation is required for all DMR verification requests
24 November 2014 - By destinyconnect.com - Buhle Ndweni
This year has seen a number of high-profile officials named and shamed publicly for not having the qualifications they claimed they did