The National Identification and Registration Act 2017 (known as the NIDS legislation) was passed in the House of Representatives on November 21, 2017, amidst considerable public debate. You can read the entire legislation here. For more information on NIDS, go to the dedicated website. You can also submit queries on the site, which has an extensive … More Submit Your Comments on the Privacy of Personal Data Bill By January 17!
“National Security” has always been a hot-button issue globally, especially in the past decade or so since 9/11. Now, the issue has surfaced in South Africa – which since the fall of apartheid has been seen as a beacon of democracy on the African continent. The new Protection of State Information Bill is the source of … More African Postman: Concern, Protests over South African “Secrecy Bill”