Amabhungane Advocacy

Workers’ R60m ‘lost’ in banks scam

An asset manager, VBS Mutual Bank and a Namibian bank have put the retirement funds of 26 000 municipal workers in South Africa at risk

Advocacy: Courts hand two info rights victories to amaB in a day

amaBhungane has obtained two court judgments that solidly reaffirms the public's right to know and journalists’ right and duty to publish information.

amaBhungane joins Supreme Court appeal for company ownership transparency

Unqualified public access to the ownership of companies is a vital tool in the fight against corruption, and is vital to upholding transparency.

Civil society urges National Assembly to appoint suitable watchdog for the spies

Advocacy: We join Right2Know’s letter to the National Assembly speaker, calling for urgency on appointing an Inspector General for Intelligence.

DoE claims nuke procurement details classified

Advocacy: Energy department refuses access-to-info request; amaBhungane to appeal

New call to lift veil on IGI appointment

Advocacy: AmaB and partners urge spy watchdog selection be restarted in full view of public

Victory for open justice

AmaBhungane hails supreme court judgment on right to access court records

amaB tackles secretive selection of spy watchdog

amaBhungane has always been preoccupied with the protection of reporting space from being closed off by official secrecy and official surveillance.

Advocacy: AmaBhungane joins open justice challenge

Civil society organisations have intervened in a court dispute in order to protect people's right to access South African court records

Missing Zimbabwe election documents, missing accountability

The loss of the Khampepe report is a high-profile instance of what is becoming a common occurrence in our courts and in government departments.

AmaBhungane’s current Nkandla court efforts explained

In an interview with Dagbreek amaBhungane's advocacy co-ordinator explains the status of our legal battles to gain access to Nkandla-related documents

High court orders CSR E-loco to reveal tender details

A high court order in favour of M&G's investigative centre amaBhungane has beaten down CSR E-loco's attempt to dilute corporate transparency.


Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it