2 October 2015 - The group has developed a board game to educate the public on dodgy dealings, while having a bit of a laugh. They want to tour the country with the game, but their first stop is right outside Parliament.
CAPE TOWN - A Cape Town NGO is turning corruption into child&39;s play.
The group has developed a board game to educate the public on dodgy dealings, while having a bit of a laugh.
They want to tour the country with the game, but their first stop has to be right outside Parliament.
"Corruption", based on the popular board game Monopoly, is devised by Cape Town NGO Scalabrini Centre.
But unlike the original game where participants make money, players acquire debt through several dodgy deals.
From the Arms Deal, to Travelgate, and even Nkandla, Corruption takes players through a contemporary history lesson of public and private sector graft allegations and infrastructure scandals.
With a few roles of the dice, you could land on Eskom. Your punishment: more debt, and close your eyes and be in darkness for 20 seconds.
Land on Nkandla, you’re slapped with R246-million bill, AND you have to shout, "Pay back the money!"
"No ministries were hurt in the making of this game. Yet. But we&39;d very much like them to come out here, any lunch time and play the game with us," says Scalabrini Centre&39;s Neil Goodwin.
The Scalabrini Centre says the Corruption board game is available for free download on its website.
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