On Saturday, 30th of August the Right2Know Campaign hosted a “Women and Whistleblowing” event as part of our August Women’s Month celebration. The event was at the Lutheran Centre at 8th Avenue, Belgravia Estate in Athlone. The purpose of the event was to: • Raise awareness about the importance of whistleblowing • Discuss how we […]
Issued by Right2Know Campaign, 29 August 2014 In a strange twist the Western Cape High Court dismissed SANRAL’s application to keep the documents and proceedings concerning the proposed tolling of the N1 and N2 in the province secret, but explained that the court rules mean that the file is not open to the public anyway. […]
Issued by the Right2Know, 28 August 2014 The Right2Know Campaign supports the decision by three whistleblowers to withdraw from the Seriti Commission of Inquiry on the Arms Deal. R2K is deeply disturbed by the Seriti Commission’s failure to act in a fair and consistent way. We have seen huge amounts of evidence being kept away […]
The 2014 R2K Leadership School will be smaller and more focused that last years School. This will allow us to give more individual attention to participants and enable a more participatory and experiential approach to learning. The school will take place over 2 months and will comprise two 4 day training modules with a month long ‘practice session’ in between […]
For Women’s Month (August) R2K Western Cape is profiling women whistleblowers to celebrate their courage and commitment to transparency. Some of these brave women are also featured in the 2014 R2K Whistleblower Calendar. Whistleblowing involves reporting unlawful, illegal or dangerous actions that endanger the lives, health or safety of people or the environment. Whistleblowers report […]
The Association of Independent Publishers (AIP) have just published an important research report on international models of government support for media diversity in the print media. The report titled “Developing Media Diversity: Baseline Study of State support for Independent Print Media in West Africa, South America and Scandinavia” can be downloaded as a PDF here.
Issued by the Right2Know Campaign, 20 August 2014 This week the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) released a revised model for determining mobile termination rates (MTRs), the interconnect fees that cell phone providers charge each other to carry calls on their networks. Icasa’s revised model is in response to a court ruling in March […]