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Internet access has become a human right, data inquiry hears

Media Monitoring Africa suggested several solutions including free access to the internet at all government sites such as schools and libraries

Journalist surveillance: Spooks are back in action

Right2Know report shows state surveillance of journalists is on the increase as corruption in government and private sector is uncovered

Parliament reaches settlement with whistleblower

Former head of security Zelda Holtzman is relieved that her “name is cleared”

Who’s keeping an eye on South Africa’s spies? Nobody, and that’s the problem

South Africa's intelligence services operate secretly and with minimal oversight. So citizens will probably never know exactly what they are up to.

National key point case – police minister’s argument is ‘indefensible’

The counsel for the Right2Know Campaign argued that Minister of Police, Nkosinathi Nhleko's arguments "don’t stand up to logical scrutiny".

Editorial: Keeping secrets safe

Progress had been made on the Protection of State Information Bill. Not enough to render it safe for democracy, but progress nonetheless.

Commercial TV elbows aside community interests

Historically, South Africa's airwaves have been under democratic control. Now they are being captured by big business.

When public interest could trump NPA confidentiality

Mac Maharaj has raised an important point about the NPA. Certainly, if members are acting outside the law it is hugely worrying.

Mac attack smacks of self-interest, says Right2Know

It should also be noted that Maharaj's apparent concern about confidentiality is highly selective.

Secrecy sleuth: We grill the guru

Murray Hunter wants us to have the right to know. But how comfortable is he talking about his private life? 200 Young South Africans will be revealed June 22.

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

‘Lost’ PPE: Morar a ‘player and ref’

Roshan Morar, the auditor who supplied the KZN education department with sanitisers has also been tasked with investigating the “disappearance” of millions of rands worth of PPE

Press Releases

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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