Deepening Democracy through Access to Information

Headline News

NCOP defers BELA Bill to May 16

By: Thabi Shomolekae     10th May 2024 The National Council of Provinces has deferred the Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill to May 16, to allow for the amended committee report to be... 

NCOP defers BELA Bill to May 16
Image of John Steenhuisen

DA legal team challenges SABC rejection of election advertisement

By: Thabi Shomolekae     10th May 2024 The Democratic Alliance has briefed its legal team to urgently challenge the “treasonous act” by African National Congress “cadres” in the South... 

Outgoing Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota

Lekota to stay on in Cope after retirement, urges voters to consider party’s track record this election  

By: Sashnee Moodley     10th May 2024 Outgoing leader of Congress of the People Mosiuoa Lekota said he was following the prescripts of the party’s constitution when he announced his... 


More News


Photo of Terence Creamer

In the weeds

3rd May 2024 South Africa has gone some way in starting to reform its electricity industry, which has been failing the country visibly for nearly two decades.... 

The Conversation

South Africa’s media have done good work with 30 years of freedom but need more diversity

2nd May 2024 In 1992, two years before the end of apartheid, Nelson Mandela bemoaned the state of South Africa’s print media. He said the media’s domination by... 

The Conversation

South Africa’s Lemba people: how they view their Jewishness challenges Zionist ideas that identity is linked to one homeland

2nd May 2024 A man wearing a yarmulke stands on the edge of a hill, quietly taking in the landscape below as he considers his ancestors and their histories in... 

Institute for Security Studies logo

Global carbon tax urgently needed to manage the climate crisis

2nd May 2024 ISS modelling shows that carbon taxing can have major benefits if all nations contribute based on their income status. As the world faces a climate... 

More Opinions


Overseas Development Institute

Feminist responses to ‘norm-spoiling’ at the United Nations

26th April 2024 Threats to progress on gender equality, LGBTQI+ diversity and women’s rights are gaining traction. Across the world and in global, national and... 

International Monetary Fund

World Economic Outlook 2024 – Steady but Slow: Resilience amid Divergence

25th April 2024 The baseline forecast is for the world economy to continue growing at 3.2 percent during 2024 and 2025, at the same pace as in 2023. A slight... 

The State of the World’s Human Rights - April 2024

The State of the World’s Human Rights - April 2024

24th April 2024 Three decades have passed since the end of the oppressive apartheid regime in South Africa, marking a historic milestone in the fight for freedom... 

World Economic Forum

Reducing Embodied Carbon in Cities: Nine Solutions for Greener Buildings and Communities

23rd April 2024 As cities grow in population and importance, urban construction will continue to gather pace. It is estimated that global floor area is expected to... 

More Recommendations


President Cyril Ramaphosa

ActionSA Disappointed President Ramaphosa has Ignored our Plea Not Sign NHI into Law to Avoid State Capture 2.0

14th May 2024 ActionSA is disappointed that President Ramaphosa has ignored the plea to avoid signing the NHI bill into law, in order to avoid state capture 2.0.... 

Statement by BUSA on President’s announcement to sign NHI into law

Statement by BUSA on President’s announcement to sign NHI into law

14th May 2024 BUSA is deeply concerned by the announcement that President Ramaphosa will sign the NHI Bill into law on Wednesday 15 May 2024, given its many... 

Minister of Police Bheki Cele

Cele spends R1 billion per year on SAPS Millionaire Managers

14th May 2024 The Democratic Alliance (DA) can reveal that the South African Police Service (SAPS) spends an eyewatering R1 billion per year on the salaries of... 

Bara Hospital CEO appointment should be reviewed

Bara Hospital CEO appointment should be reviewed

14th May 2024 I am most concerned by the dispute over the appointment of Dr Nthabiseng Makgana as the CEO of the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital (CHBH), as... 

More Statements

Press Offices

Spoor & Fisher

Shaping Tomorrow – Women at the Forefront of Science and IP

26th April 2024 As we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day, our focus is on the remarkable contributions of innovative South African individuals, specifically... 


Improperly Obtained Consensus In Contracts: A Focus On Duress

26th April 2024 In contract law, the principle of consensus ad idem, or mutual agreement, forms the cornerstone of a valid contract. However, when this consensus... 


Legally Navigating the Creator Economy with Confidence

26th April 2024 The rapidly growing creator economy is providing South African entrepreneurs with exceptional chances to collaborate and expand their businesses.... 


The terms of an agreement must be honoured

26th April 2024 The recent Supreme Court of Appeal judgment dated April 15, 2024, in the case of 68 Wolmarans Street Jhb (Pty) Ltd and others v TUFH Ltd,... 

More Press Offices

Latest Videos

ANC collapse relates to breaking from its liberation movement character

Genocidal war on Gaza, its support base, impact on democracy and levels of opposition

Magazine round up | 17 May 2024

More Videos


Latest Podcast

Daily Podcast – May 16, 2024

Previous Podcasts

About is a product of Creamer Media.

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more


We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store


Advertising on is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now