DA gets confirmation from Sars that ‘dirty dollars’ hidden inside couch on the president’s Phala Phala farm were not declared to tax agency
The retail firm has not established why the contents of the 3 000-page report is privileged, counsel argued. And even if it had, the report’s release is ‘in the public’s interest’
The court held that sections of the law providing for absolute taxpayer secrecy posed an unconstitutional limitation on the right to information and gave parliament two years to correct this
Last week’s tremor has anti-nuclear campaigners questioning the safety of Koeberg, although the nuclear facility said the plant is designed to sustain a magnitude-seven earthquake
After three decades’ use, South Africa’s only nuclear power plant could see its lifespan extended by 20 years — despite objections
South Africa’s animal vaccine agency said staff fled to avoid blame, but its CEO had in fact paid them to leave
Bosasa has replied to DA leader Mmusi Maimane, denying the existence of a contract with President Ramaphosa’s son, Andile Ramaphosa
On Friday the president said the donation by Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson was received without his knowledge in October 2017
President Ramaphosa said he’s seen the contract and his son denies receiving any payments from Bosasa
Africa is happy to replace its former Western colonisers’ with China’s investments — but the ‘win-win’ mantra doesn’t always stand up to examination
The advocacy group says the premier must release the documents within 30 days or give valid reasons why he cannot
Civil servants and politicians have been implicated in graft amounting to over R1-billion
High Court Judge Yasmin Shenaz Meer ruled last year that Parliament had 18 months to rectify the "inconsistencies" in the PAIA
The food brand is still waiting for data from authorities that would definitively show whether its products are connected to the deadly crisis
Parliament conducted its own ad hoc committee process to review how political parties are funded
Three companies submitted their BBBEE certificates to Eskom to secure contracts and meet internal procurement criteria during the course of 2016.
Law stretched to protect Saxonwold family as wolves circle.
The high court has ruled that political parties must reveal the sources of their funding, after years of Parliament failing to impose real regulations
The SA History Archive is seeking evidence of economic crimes involving Wouter Basson, Vito Palazzolo and others during the apartheid years.
Almost tragic that the South African Reserve Bank leans towards confidentiality instead of public interest.
Additional legislation is needed to ensure that voters are fully informed about who funds political parties in SA, the Constitutional Court has heard.
A public interest organisation argues that no one can make an informed decision about who to vote for if financial donors are anonymous.
The list of national key points has finally been released, unexpectedly, after years of attempts by the minister of police to keep it secret.
COMMENT: Freedom of information is a requisite for democracy – a battle is needed to fight the growing climate of secrecy in SA.
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.
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.
A report by the Centre for Environmental Rights has found that government bodies and companies are blocking requests for information.
The Protection of State Information Bill has been rewritten to general relief, but the latest draft still makes for a messy clash of laws.
The ANC’s concessions on the secrecy Bill have further reduced the threat posed to whistle-blowers and the Promotion of Access to Information Act.
The department of mineral resources has promised to streamline the system for public access to information after it initially didn’t comply.
The department of arts and culture has allegedly spent R10-million on an exhibition at the Venice Biennale it called a "private initiative".
The report into a "brown envelope" scandal involving former Western Cape premier Ebrahim Rasool and two journalists has been released.