Secrecy Bill

The essayist who froze history’s quiet moments

David Goldblatt has left South African documentary photography incalculably richer, writes Niren Tolsi

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.

Transparency deferred: 14 years on and secrecy still rules

Government departments and public bodies continue to talk the talk of making information accessible, but do not provide it.

Zuma Trust Founder awarded millions in navy contracts

The awarding of R406-million in contracts to Zuma Trust Founder Don Mkhwanazi raises more questions around the secrecy in the Zuma presidency.

Democracies die behind closed doors: Battling for the right to know

Avoidance and refusal have become default settings in government as requests for more information are routinely ignored.

Securocrats choke flow of information

SA's nascent secrecy and clampdowns are part of a global trend towards Big Brotherhood.

Secret state of SA: Too many unknowns

The Right2Know Campaign has published its annual barometer of secrecy in SA. Its findings: we know too little to know how much trouble we are in.

Info Bill must go to Constitutional Court – Sanef

Sanef has called for the Protection of State Information Bill to be sent to the Constitutional Court for ratification before it is signed into law.

Silence and secrecy: Let us shine a light on our secrets

When information is hidden, corruption may take root, writes former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo.

Nkandla report: The real reasons why ministers took on Thuli

Public protector Thuli Madonsela is being forced to excise parts of the Nkandla report, so who is protecting whom?

Parliament sends secrecy Bill back to Zuma again

The National Assembly has adopted the revised Protection of State Information Bill and will send it back to President Jacob Zuma for assent.

MPs adopt revised report of secrecy Bill

MPs have adopted a revised report about recent, minor amendments to the secrecy Bill, bringing it a step closer to becoming law.

Latest

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories