Botswana: Southern Africa's most secretive state

Advocacy: Botswana: Southern Africa’s most secretive state

Botswana has been awarded this year’s “Golden Padlock” award for the Southern African country with the most secretive public institutions.

Zapiro slams new press code

Advocacy: Zapiro slams new press code

The cartoonist believes it is too prescriptive and ignores the creative freedom of artists.

Public participation process on Secrecy Bill lacks transparency

Advocacy: Public participation process on Secrecy Bill lacks transparency

MEDIA FREEDOM: ANC-driven public participation process on the Secrecy Bill could be a move to sideline Parliament.

Broader public called to comment

Advocacy: Broader public called to comment

Commission is embarking on a campaign to elicit debate and is researching possible regulation.

UK 'similar to Africa on secrecy'

Advocacy: UK ‘similar to Africa on secrecy’

But the digital age may confront the old ways of hiding behind wealth and patronage.

Control disguised as transformation

Advocacy: Control disguised as transformation

COMMENT: Parliamentary indaba an attempt to usher in a media appeals tribunal through the side door

Ignorance will not bring bliss

Advocacy: Ignorance will not bring bliss

Rage, rage against the dimming of society’s right to know

Push for access to information

Advocacy: Push for access to information

Activists and others are joining forces at a conference which aims to yield a declaration on access to information.

Lifting the lid on the 'toxic gruel'

Advocacy: Lifting the lid on the ‘toxic gruel’

If passed, the Secrecy Bill will help to mask the corrupt activities of those in government.

M&G Centre of Investigative Journalism will add its weight to the Constitutional Court challenge.

Advocacy: M&G Centre of Investigative Journalism will add its weight to the Constitutional Court challenge.

M&G Centre of Investigative Journalism will add its weight to the Constitutional Court challenge.

Revamp press code

Advocacy: Revamp press code, team proposes

But council reiterates the importance of self-regulation to uphold standards.

Secrecy tango raises civil society's ire

Advocacy: Secrecy tango raises civil society’s ire

MEDIA FREEDOM: The ANC’s backtracking on essential concessions in the Bill is galvanising activists like never before.

Promises

Advocacy: Promises, but still not time to celebrate

Whistle-blowers and journalists can still be criminalised, even though concessions have been made to the Secrecy Bill.

The M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism welcomes the concessions ANC MPs made last Friday (June 24) regarding the Protection of Information Bill.

Advocacy: The M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism welcomes the concessions ANC MPs made last Friday (June 24) regarding the Protection of Information Bill.

The M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism welcomes the concessions ANC MPs made last Friday (June 24) regarding the Protection of Information Bill.

Delay in the fight against secrecy not a final victory

Advocacy: Delay in the fight against secrecy not a final victory

What Jimmy Manyi’s ultimate fantasy could look like

Open season on the media

Advocacy: Open season on the media

A three-pronged attack by the government comes as self-scrutiny increases.

Press not off ANC's hook

Advocacy: Press not off ANC’s hook

The planned media appeals tribunal is once again high on the ruling party’s agenda .

Secrecy: ditch the Stalinist colours

Advocacy: Secrecy: ditch the Stalinist colours, ANC

COMMENT: The organisation that liberated us from apartheid now wishes to oppress us.

Can ANC save the Secrecy Bill?

Advocacy: Can ANC save the Secrecy Bill?

Sticking points prevent committee from pushing legislation through in its current state

Secrecy Bill: Parly

Advocacy: Secrecy Bill: Parly, police and R2K

What do you do when you have less than three months before the next “final” deadline for the controversial Protection of Information Bill?