When information is hidden, corruption may take root, writes former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo.
Public protector Thuli Madonsela is being forced to excise parts of the Nkandla report, so who is protecting whom?
The National Assembly has adopted the revised Protection of State Information Bill and will send it back to President Jacob Zuma for assent.
MPs have adopted a revised report about recent, minor amendments to the secrecy Bill, bringing it a step closer to becoming law.
Human consciousness demands open expression in order to deal honestly with our world, writes Nadine Gordimer.
Three years later, the Protection of State Information Act is vastly better than when it was tabled but it still does not pass constitutional muster.
The ANC has signed off on limited changes to the Protection of State Information Bill.
An ad-hoc committee is set to start considering the issues Jacob Zuma had with the secrecy Bill, which he sent back to Parliament for reconsideration.
Zuma has failed to respond to a letter demanding to know the extent of the pending review of the Protection of State Information Bill, says the DA.
A committee will start considering the issues Jacob Zuma has with the Protection of State Information Bill, which was sent back to Parliament.
Advocate George Bizos says Parliament will need to look at a number of sections of the secrecy Bill to ensure its constitutionality.
President Jacob Zuma has referred the Protection of State Information Bill, or the secrecy Bill, back to Parliament for reconsideration.
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.
At a time of unprecedented movement to greater corporate transparency internationally, South Africa has a small but momentous choice to make.
We who were incarcerated on Robben Island vowed to achieve a democracy in which transparency and accountability would prevail, writes Mosiuoa Lekota.
Reading the transcript of the parliamentary debate about the secrecy Bill has Sarah Evans wondering about the health of our parliamentarians.
A report sent to Parliament has outlined glitches and discrepancies that occurred during the voting process on the secrecy Bill.
Despite positive changes to the Protection of State Information Bill, a "culture of secrecy" in the South African public service still poses a threat.
Civil society and opposition groups cling to the hope that the controversial Protection of State Information Bill will go to the Constitutional Court.