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Does the Copyright Bill promote access?
Does the Copyright Bill promote access?
Exactly how the Copyright Amendment Bill will facilitate “access to education” and make education cheaper have not been made clear, not least...
R600-million looted from spy agency
R600-million looted from spy agency
Allegations of fraudulent invoices being paid by the State Security Agency (SSA) have allegedly led to state coffers being looted of more than...
Send copyright Bill back to Parliament, Mr President
Send copyright Bill back to Parliament, Mr President
I’d like to thank André Myburgh for his article “Why the president must send the...
Why the president must send the Copyright Amendment Bill back to Parliament
Why the president must send the Copyright Amendment Bill back to Parliament
The Copyright Act of 1978, last amended in 2002, urgently needed updating. But the Copyright Amendment Bill passed by Parliament earlier this year...
DA’s ‘street fighter’ to tone it down
DA’s ‘street fighter’ to tone it down
Like most career politicians, the office of interim Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader John Steenhuisen is filled with memorabilia.
Steenhuisen to lead DA in Parliament
Steenhuisen to lead DA in Parliament
The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) former chief whip John Steenhuisen has been announced as leader of the opposition in Parliament.
MPs want inquiry into academics’ pay
MPs want inquiry into academics’ pay
The portfolio committee on higher education, science and technology wants an inquiry into the salaries of vice-chancellors and senior managers at...
'JZ's pilot' joins South Sudan's secret police
'JZ's pilot' joins South Sudan's secret police
A South African aviation firm formed a joint venture with the National Security Service (NSS) — South Sudan’s secret police, which has...
Justice committee moves forward with rules to remove Public Protector
Justice committee moves forward with rules to remove Public Protector
Parliament’s justice committee has referred the matter to remove advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane from the office of the public protector to the legislature’s rules committee....
ANC fiddles as Mkhwebane burns
ANC fiddles as Mkhwebane burns
The ANC in Parliament says the motion to remove public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane from office will not be discussed in caucus before the matter...
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Professor Ben Turok, now 92 years old, was an ANC member of Parliament in South Africa for 20 years. Turok is the sole surviving member of the...
Gender parity in Cabinet does not guarantee progress for women — activists
Gender parity in Cabinet does not guarantee progress for women — activists
In his announcement of South Africa’s national executive on Thursday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasised the centrality of gender...

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