When information is hidden, corruption may take root, writes former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo.
President Jacob Zuma did not sign the controversial Protection of State Information Bill and has sent it back to the National Assembly to be reviewed.
Lawfare over the Constitution is among the most consequential features of our current political environment.
Zimbabwe's lower house of Parliament has approved a draft constitution that was endorsed in a March referendum, paving the way for new elections.
Enviromentalist Saliem Fakir looks at how attitudes to green issues have changed.
Seven members of Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's party have been assaulted while campaigning on the eve of a constitutional referendum.
Zimbabwe's police have raided the offices of a monitoring group in what some fear is a move by authorities to harass them ahead of a referendum.
Zimbabwe's Parliament has begun discussing a new constitution that will reduce the president's powers and setup a peace and reconciliation commission.
Video footage from Zimbabwe reveals how the process of drafting a new Constitution in a poverty-struck nation is often fraught with violence and intimidation.
The draft norms and standards for school infrastructure that Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga recently gazetted could well be illegal.
An Egyptian panel boycotted by Christians and liberals on Friday adopted a draft constitution with an Islamist bent that activists are unhappy with.
Planning Minister Trevor Manuel says the Constitution cannot be blamed for the slow pace of change in South Africa.
NGO Equal Education says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's statements submitted to court on basic education rights are wrong.
Analysts critical of Zimbabwe's draft constitution say it is a flawed collection of compromises that is doomed to be "thrown away by future nations".
For too long Zimbabwe has been afflicted by an atmosphere that is at once febrile and frozen.
Nikiwe Bikitsha explains how she feels about "The Spear", and how South Africans are not living up to the Constitution of our founding fathers.
Sometimes the courts need to intervene to remind the government it is of the people, by the people, writes Khaya Dlanga. Not of or by the ANC.
Members of the DA Youth have staged a sit-in outside the Constitutional Court to protest what they deemed an "assault" on the Constitution.
15years after Mandela signed the constitution, the book One Law, One Nation charts the story of the long fight for constitutional rights in the country.