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WOAN is still alive, says ICASA chairperson

The telecoms regulator commits to licensing spectrum for the wholesale open access network, amid concerns from industry bodies.

2:50

ICASA’s change of direction on WOAN baffles Right2Know

The advocacy group fears the wholesale open-access network policy has been affected by factional conflict within the ruling party.

3:00
Sep 3, 2021

Partnership project looks to tackle pre-election misinformation

The 2021 Local Government Election Anti-Disinformation Project will fight misinformation ahead of the local government elections.

2:40
Feb 19, 2020

Right2Know takes RICA fight to Parliament

The advocacy group will join amaBhungane at the Constitutional Court, where the state security minister has appealed against a RICA judgement.

1:50
Sep 16, 2019

RICA declared inconsistent with Constitution

The South Gauteng High Court declares some parts of the Act as unconstitutional, as bulk surveillance activities are unlawful.

2:20
Apr 23, 2018

Sentech throws community broadcasters a lifeline

The signal distributor decides to put the suspension of community radio stations aside after the communications department agrees to provide financial support.

4:20
Nov 28, 2017

More calls for nuclear deal transparency

Civil organisations question why government wants nuclear energy when SA has readily available and cheaper renewable energy options.

3:40
Mar 8, 2017

Right2Know backs calls for Dlamini to step down

The advocacy group blasts social development minister Bathabile Dlamini's handling of the social grants crisis, as calls for her resignation grow.

5:20

Internet control, freedom hangs in the balance

Government insists the Cyber Security Bill will not empower it to control the Internet but others see it as a power grab to clamp down on South African cyberspace.

2:20
May 18, 2016

Rica needs greater transparency

There are loopholes in the Rica Act that are leading to surveillance abuse by intelligence agencies, says the Right2Know Campaign.

4:10

SA blessed with free press, says Muthambi

Although the country has had a fair share of criticism regarding media freedom, the communications minister thinks otherwise.

4:30

Calls to bin cyber security Bill

The Bill is open to abuse by the security cluster and threatens the democratic spirit of the Internet, say industry players.

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