The Controversial Info Bill - A Step Closer to Becoming Law


Despite continued opposition of the Protection of State Information Bill, the ruling ANC's National Council of Provinces has passed the bill after over 800 amendments were made.

Right to Know members and supporters singing outside parliament.

  • South Africa:  NCOP Adopts Info Bill Draft

    South African Press Association, 29 November 2012

    The ANC on Thursday drove final amendments to the Protection of State Information Bill through the National Council of Provinces amid protest, bringing the so-called secrecy bill ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Secrecy Bill - ANC Adopts Committee Report Despite Opposition

    Democratic Alliance, 27 November 2012

    The Ad Hoc Committee on the Protection of State Information Bill adopted the final committee report on the Secrecy Bill today despite opposition to the process. The Bill will now ... read more »

  • South Africa:  POIB - the Sound of Secrets

    Daily Maverick, 21 November 2012

    Wednesday saw the beginning of the last round of Parliamentary deliberations on the controversial Protection of State Information Bill, from the ad hoc committee which has been ... read more »

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