Nedbank scandal in your pocket: Now for the ebook

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Sam Sole speaks to the Committee to Protect Journalists about amaB’s landmark court victory – “2008 surveillance was the tip of the iceberg”

South Africa’s highest court, the Constitutional Court, handed down a landmark judgment on February 4 that not only protects journalists and their sources from surveillance abuse, but also upheld a lower court’s ruling that the insidious practice of the bulk interception of ordinary citizens’ data and communication is illegal.

Nedbank recoils in light of state capture allegations

Following an amaBhungane exposé, the bank faces tough questions about its relationship with a key state capture enabler. It is largely staying silent.

Rica amaBhungne case

Advocacy comment: AmaB’s Rica victory — big brother can no longer watch us with impunity

The Constitutional Court’s ruling in favour of amaBhungane, striking down the unfettered powers of the state to individual and bulk surveillance of data and communications, is a major victory for our rights to privacy.

State capture: The case against Nedbank

In the saga of disgraced financial services firm Regiments Capital, one name keeps popping up: Nedbank. After years of digging, we can disclose that the bank incentivised the firm to peddle the bank’s financial products to public sector clients that Regiments was supposed to advise impartially. Together, they raked in hundreds of millions.

Soweto January 2015 Prasa

Commuters and rail industry feel the pinch as Prasa delays refurbishing trains

Despite having the money for maintenance and repairs, the passenger rail agency has not awarded contracts for several years, leading to a precipitous decline in train availability.

Advocacy release: AmaB wins battle against spying abuse as ConCourt declares bulk surveillance unlawful, Rica surveillance provisions unconstitutional

The apex court has confirmed amaBhungane’s landmark high court victory. The State Security Agency must stop bulk interception immediately, journalists’ sources must be protected, and you must be notified after you were bugged.

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