Right 2 Know Campaign

Right 2 Know granted permission to picket at arms deal commission

After Tshwane police declined the rights group's request to picket during Trevor Manuel's arms deal testimony, a high court has given it the go-ahead.

R2K files urgent appeal to picket outside arms commission

Right2Know has filed an urgent appeal in the Pretoria high court after being refused permission to protest outside the arms procurement commission.

Is it time for political party funding to become an election issue?

The issue of party funding has come to the fore following the DA/Agang fallout. We ask Right2Know and amaBhungane why party funding remains a secret.

Gordimer and the secrecy Bill: Gag the mouth and block the ears

Human consciousness demands open expression in order to deal honestly with our world, writes Nadine Gordimer.

ConCourt action will be secrecy Bill activists’ last resort

Experts agree that if the secrecy Bill is enacted into law, either opposition parties or the public will contest the law at the Constitutional Court.

Secrecy Bill U-turn ruined by bad drafting

Small changes to the wording of the concession on the public interest defence would fix defects on the Secrecy Bill, writes Stefaans Brmmer.


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