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Emsie Ferreira

Emsie Ferreira

    Info Bill deadline may be postponed
    Info Bill deadline may be postponed
    The May 17 deadline for MPs to finalise the contentious Protection of State Information Bill may again be postponed.
    Cosatu: Secrecy Bill will create a 'police state'
    Cosatu: Secrecy Bill will create a 'police state'
    Cosatu will be the first to challenge the Protection of State Information Bill in court because it risks turning South Africa into a security state...
    Madonsela: Secrecy Bill will 'bedevil' investigations
    Madonsela: Secrecy Bill will 'bedevil' investigations
    Public protector Thuli Madonsela has pleaded with parliamentarians to rethink key aspects of the Protection of State Information Bill, saying it...
    Bizos: Secrecy Bill 'threatens values' of Constitution
    Bizos: Secrecy Bill 'threatens values' of Constitution
    Veteran human rights lawyer George Bizos argued in a submission to Parliament that the Protection of State Information Bill is unconstitutional on...
    Radebe announces study of ConCourt rulings
    Radebe announces study of ConCourt rulings
    The government will commission a study on how Constitutional Court rulings have impacted on the law, the state and the lives of citizens, Justice...
    Cope's coalition talks 'reason' for Dexter's defection
    Cope's coalition talks 'reason' for Dexter's defection
    Philip Dexter said on Wednesday that his return to the ANC, three years after defecting, was due in part to the Congress of the People's (Cope)...
    I won't challenge info Bill, says public protector
    I won't challenge info Bill, says public protector
    Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Friday refuted claims by the ANC that she had threatened to investigate the Protection of State Information...
    Treasury scrambling to stem pension fraud
    Treasury scrambling to stem pension fraud
    Treasury is still trying to stem abuse of the Special Pension Fund for military veterans, Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said on Thursday....
    Arms deal probe empowered to go after SA's top dogs
    Arms deal probe empowered to go after SA's top dogs
    The commission of inquiry into the arms deal will have the power to subpoena anyone and recommend legal action against people who improperly...
    Anger as Dalai Lama cancels trip to SA
    Anger as Dalai Lama cancels trip to SA
    South Africa's foreign policy came under fire on Tuesday after the Dalai Lama cancelled a trip to South Africa because he was not granted a visa in...
    Government mum on Dalai Lama visa
    Government mum on Dalai Lama visa
    The Dalai Lama was on Monday afternoon still waiting to hear whether he would get a visa to South Africa, a representative of the exiled Tibetan...
    Blame Shiceka for delays -- not me, says Madonsela
    Blame Shiceka for delays -- not me, says Madonsela
    Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has blamed Cooperative Governance Minister Sicelo Shiceka for delays in her probe into his alleged misuse of...