Promotion of Access to Information Act

 
Editorial: Public interest drives info bids
Editorial: Public interest drives info bids
Eskom, the South African Police Service and the department of basic education often come in for a public hammering. But this week, they are among a...
Apartheid-era crimes: High court bid for Reserve Bank records
Apartheid-era crimes: High court bid for Reserve Bank records
The Reserve Bank is being taken to court to release records of economic crimes dating back to South Africa’s dark apartheid past.
ConCourt puts Paia in the party-funding spotlight
ConCourt puts Paia in the party-funding spotlight
In a landmark case which is set to determine whether South Africans will find out who funds political parties, public-interest group My Vote Counts...
Court to hear issue on secret funding of political parties
Court to hear issue on secret funding of political parties
The Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA), which is supposed to ensure that any member of the public can access private or public information to which they have a right, will be a central issue before the Constitutional Court on Tuesday....
National key points: The list you weren't meant to see
National key points: The list you weren't meant to see
For years “national key points” – and alleged such – have dogged public debate. Here, for the first time, is the full and official...
Drive to 'out' national key points gains momentum
Drive to 'out' national key points gains momentum
COMMENTThe battle for information rights in a climate of growing secrecy is vital to ensuring South Africa’s democratic...
Missing Zimbabwe election documents, missing accountability
Missing Zimbabwe election documents, missing accountability
The woeful tale of the Mail & Guardian’s fight for access to the Zimbabwe elections report took a new...
High court orders CSR E-loco to reveal tender details
High court orders CSR E-loco to reveal tender details
Who owns the company that won a controversial bid for a R4-billion locomotive tender? Following its recent court victory, with the list of...
Access to environment information is being blocked, reveals report
Access to environment information is being blocked, reveals report
This is even when the centre had submitted a Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) request.
Latest secrecy Bill draft still clashes with Paia
Latest secrecy Bill draft still clashes with Paia
The difficulty lies in clause 1(4) of the Bill, which seeks to assert its supremacy over any other law that pertains to classified information....

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