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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Top court questions surveillance laws

Justice Chris Jafta says Rica legislation is one of the ‘worst drafted’ laws he has ever seen

Calls made for wrongdoing at SSA to be punished

A damning high-level review panel report on the SSA revealed there was "active monitoring" of a number of civil society organisations

Sona protestors out early to get their voices heard

Various groups are picketing in hopes of getting President Cyril Ramaphosa to address their concerns

Parties have a duty to reveal their donors

Despite a Constitutional Court ruling, politicians are withholding facts needed for an informed vote

Keep defending democracy

Civil society has fought against the worst of the breaches — securitisation, corruption, secrecy

SA waits on information regulator

The process of setting up the new body to help safeguard our democracy has met with obstacles

Anxiety grows over party funding Bill

​Civil society groups fear President Cyril Ramaphosa is being lobbied about not signing the Political Party Funding Bill until after the 2019 election

Letters to the Editor: August 10 to 16

Our readers write in about the party fund bill and how the government spends taxpayers' money

Moerane Commission report tabled in KZN legislature

The report, legislature spokesperson Wonder Hlongwa says, will remain embargoed.

Editorial: It’s dangerous to other foreigners

'The DA is not the only political actor in the country that is using foreigners as a convenient scapegoat for our significant economic problems'

NGOs tighten up on sexual harassment policies

Organisations in the sector have vowed to review their policies on sexual misconduct

Right2Know welcomes data regulations but says more needs to be done

The advocacy group expressed its disappointment that the actual costs of communication have not been reduced

March on Durban city hall: ‘As shack dwellers we deserve some dignity’

There have been violent evictions in communities including Marianridge, Cato Manor and eMansenseni this year.

Will the new media code rein in haters?

For the first time, online and social media texts are being regulated alongside printed material

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Don’t be deceived: Covid-19 vaccines are not for sale

Police warn against fake Covid-19 vaccines and urge the public to report any criminal activities

Zondo deplores ‘attempted killing’ of state capture witness who implicated Molefe

The deputy chief justice says an attack on one witness may deter many others from giving evidence

State’s failure to act leaves Mpumalanga community at land grabbers’ mercy

Mpumalanga land claimants have been failed by state organs, whose officials are not helping them to remove land invaders, despite a court order

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