Despite the law, mass surveillance is happening in South Africa. And the government is likely using it illegally.
There are no clear answers about the legality of invasive surveillance gizmos.
We explore the capacity of the government to spy on the communications of individuals’ cellphones, landline phones and internet activities.
Rape in rural areas is feared to be dramatically under-reported. We headed to villages in Mpumalanga, Limpopo and the Free State to find out why.
While India raged, South Africa's response to Anene's rape has been muted by comparison. Why? This is the first of a five-part series on rape.
As the case against Anglo American SA in the UK unfolds, local lawyers are calling for the setting up of a compensation fund.
Mtobeli Elson Vapi is only 52 and treading lightly is about as much activity as his body can handle.
Silicosis might appear only 15 years after exposure to gold ore dust, long after they have gone home. Heidi Swart reports.
The Bapo Ba Mogale community claims that the mining giant Lonmin has fudged its profits and owes them millions in royalties, writes Heidi Swart.
The community that owns the land mined by Lonmin is planning an application to cancel mining rights of the world's third-largest platinum producer.
A stretch of farmland that could prove vital to Cape Town's food security is threatened by development, illegal dumping and informal settlements.