Secrecy is a Weapon of Oppression

By Pregs GovenderPregs Govender, Deputy Chair of the South African Human Rights commission (SAHRC), argues that secrecy has been integral to the oppression of people and to the exploitation of land and mineral resources across the world. Developing a human rights...
Tightening the belt | by Amandla! editorial staff

Tightening the belt | by Amandla! editorial staff

How is it possible for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to roll out a huge infrastructure programme requiring billions of rand and to slash the budget deficit (the proportion of government spending to GDP) from ––4.6% to –3% over three years without increasing taxes?...