Protected Disclosures Act: How did whistleblowing law go wrong?

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Current legislation mainly protects employees and those who make allegations anonymously and offers too little protection for witnesses

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  • South Africa Aids gains in danger as it grapples with Covid-19

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    Sex education will help prevent new HIV infections, expert says

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  • Covid-19 hospital admissions on the rise in Gauteng as fourth wave looms

    Most of the admissions are of unvaccinated and younger people, but there are fears of a spread to older people

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  • Batohi confirms Cronje’s departure from NPA’s Investigating Directorate

    Advocate Hermione Cronje, head of the prosecuting authority’s investigative arm, has resigned one month before the Zondo commission is due to deliver its final report on state capture

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  • I am not giving up, says rape survivor Jess Foord

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    Jes Foord told Lyse Comins that she believes she had to get the horrific ‘degree in rape’ so that she could help thousands of sexual violence victims through her nonprofit foundation

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  • ATM wins secret ballot case on appeal

    Former speaker Thandi Modise’s refusal to allow MPs to vote in secret on a motion of no confidence against President Cyril Ramaphosa was not rational, the SCA held

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  • Covid cases continue to rise as fourth wave looms

    Gauteng has seen an increase of over 8000 new cases in the past day

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  • Africa CDC cautious on Covid-19 vaccine boosters

    The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says it will recommend Covid-19 vaccine boosters only for people older than 60 years

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  • JSC interviews with candidates for chief justice set for early February

    After the February interviews and deliberations, the Judicial Service Commission will submit a report to President Cyril Ramaphosa

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  • 50 Notable African Books of 2021: Selected by Brittle Paper

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    The online publication’s annual list celebrates not only the sheer abundance of African literature but its daring, new directions

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