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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'
    At the third day of public hearings on the secrecy Bill, Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi has warned the Bill would change 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 aspects of the secrecy Bill, saying it would "severely" affect her work.
    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 secrecy Bill is unconstitutional on several counts.
    Radebe announces study of ConCourt rulings
    Radebe announces study of ConCourt rulings
    Justice Minister Jeff Radebe said the government will commission a study on how ConCourt rulings have impacted on the law, the state and citizens.
    Cope's coalition talks 'reason' for Dexter's defection
    Cope's coalition talks 'reason' for Dexter's defection
    Philip Dexter says his return to the ANC, three years after defecting, was due in part to the Cope's quest for cooperation with the DA.
    I won't challenge info Bill, says public protector
    I won't challenge info Bill, says public protector
    Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has refuted claims by the ANC that she threatened to investigate the Protection of State Information Bill.
    Treasury scrambling to stem pension fraud
    Treasury scrambling to stem pension fraud
    Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said on Thursday treasury is still trying to stem abuse of the special pension fund for military veterans.
    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 witnesses, including members of the executive, says the justice minister.
    Anger as Dalai Lama cancels trip to SA
    Anger as Dalai Lama cancels trip to SA
    SA's foreign ministry came under fire after the Dalai Lama cancelled a trip on Tuesday because he was not granted a visa in time.
    Government mum on Dalai Lama visa
    Government mum on Dalai Lama visa
    The Dalai Lama has still not heard whether he will be granted a visa to visit South Africa for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's 80th birthday.