Join Open Secrets for the People’s Hearing on Energy Profiteers on the 31st of January 2024. Come listen to the testimonies of activists, participate in the townhall and visit our art exhibition.
MEDIA ALERT! Open Secrets seeks accountability for investigation into allegations of torture in the SANDF
In the past week a Open Secrets published “Russian Doll 3: Exposed- SANDF ‘Torture’ Squad” and “Russian Doll 4: The ‘SANDF’ Torture Squad Victim, Pule Nkomo speaks out’. On Sunday, Carte Blanche in partnership with Open Secrets also published a report into allegations of torture in the military. This is a significant story of human…
MEDIA ALERT! The SANDF calls a media conference, is set to respond to Open Secret’s investigation into allegations of torture in the military
On Thursday, 7 December 2023 the SANDF is hosting a press briefing to address what they refer to as “allegations in the media and public domains”.
Open Secrets exposes a military squad allegedly responsible for acts of torture and murder. The evidence implicates at least four units of the SANDF in crimes dating back to 2019.
The ongoing failure of South Africa’s investigative bodies and prosecuting authority to secure accountability for high-level corruption and economic crime is one of many serious risks to the country’s future.
Open Secrets is hiring two outstanding candidates (one Intern: Investigations and one Intern: Campaigns) to join our team in Cape Town.
Tomorrow, 15 November, Open Secrets launches its latest report: Who Has the Power? South Africa’s Energy Profiteers. The report is Open Secrets’ first to investigate South Africa’s energy sector and climate crisis. And shines a light on the private interests who seek to profit from South Africa’s current energy crisis and proposed energy transition. It…
Local technology company GovChat became a key partner of the South African Social Security Agency during the pandemic. Today, the company continues to provide a digital avenue to apply for certain grants, even though it is in business rescue and its executives resigned in 2022. This is Part One in a two-part series
Join Open Secrets on the 15th of November 2023, for the launch of Who Has the Power? South Africa’s Energy Profiteers. Open Secrets’ Michael Marchant will be in conversation with Zen Mathe, Abby May and Luthando Vilakazi. Human rights and environmental activist, Kumi Naidoo will also be delivering a key note address on the role of activists in ensuring a just transition.