Deepening Democracy through Access to Information

Govt calls genocide claim “ludicrous”

By: Sapa     24th August 2010 A claim that the government was committing genocide against Afrikaner farmers was "ludicrous", government spokesperson Themba Maseko said on Tuesday. 

Court rules against closed SABC meeting

By: Sapa     24th August 2010 The Western Cape High Court has ordered that Parliament's communications portfolio committee may not proceed with Tuesday's closed meeting on the... 

ANCYL defies ANC on leadership question

By: Sapa     24th August 2010 The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) in the Eastern Cape has taken a resolution to lobby for former league president Fikile Mbalula... 

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‘Overwhelming support’ for MAT — ANC

By: Sapa     24th August 2010 The proposed media appeals tribunal (MAT) is receiving "overwhelming support" from South Africans, African National Congress (ANC) spokesperson... 

Govt is ‘mischievous’ — unions

By: Sapa     24th August 2010 Trade unions reacted angrily on Tuesday to the government's claim that it had made a new wage offer to public servants as they entered the seventh... 

Laws make housing difficult — Zille 

By: Sapa     23rd August 2010 It was "unbelievably difficult" for provinces to meet housing targets under the current legal framework, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said on... 

Press Council to review its constitution

By: Sapa     23rd August 2010 The Press Council of South Africa (PCSA) is to undertake a complete review of its constitution in the wake of criticisms which have emerged in... 

Peters confident SA could reach 2013 renewable energy target 

By: Christy van der Merwe     23rd August 2010 Energy Minister Dipuo Peters was confident that South Africa would reach the target of producing 10 000 GWh of renewable energy by 2013, as set out... 

Zuma to miss UN meeting for ANC NGC 

By: Reuters     23rd August 2010 South African President Jacob Zuma will miss the United Nations (UN) general assembly in September in favour of attending the African National... 

ANCYL key policy gathering kicks off

By: Sapa     23rd August 2010 The African National Congress Youth League's (ANCYL's) mid-term policy gathering will take place this week, where its position on the... 

Cosatu presses ahead with demonstrations

By: Sapa     23rd August 2010 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) will press ahead with demonstrations outside hospitals and other workplaces on Monday as a... 

Info bill unconstitutional — GCB

By: Sapa     20th August 2010 The draft Protection of Information Bill does not pass constitutional muster, the General Council of the Bar of South Africa (GCB) said on Friday. 

Gordhan says social compact needed to support 7% growth aspiration 

By: Terence Creamer     20th August 2010 Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan believes it has become opportune for South Africa to proclaim a new "national intent" of pursuing an economic path... 

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