Open Secrets Radio: Challenge to secretive regulations for head of South Africa’s financial sector regulator

13 May 2021|  Court application by Open Secrets & UBC, represented by CALS, to challenge the appointment process of the Commissioners of the Financial Sector Conduct Authority.  Hosts: Mamello Mosiana, Michael Marchant, Zen Mathe  Music: Mello C- Pasikolu (licensed through Creative Commons) Open Secrets Radio is powered by Hindenburg Systems

MEDIA STATEMENT: Civil Society organisations challenge secretive appointments regulations for head of SA’s financial sector regulator

13 May 2021 Open Secrets and the Unpaid Benefits Campaign (UBC), represented by the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS), have approached the Gauteng High Court to set aside portions of the regulations that were made in terms of section 61(4) of the Financial Sector Regulation Act 9 of 2017 (“the regulations”), relating to the…

Arms Deal Inquiry judges to face misconduct investigation – Judicial Service Commission

11 May 2021 | Karyn Maughan | News 24 The judges who preside over R150 Million Arms Deal Inquiry, which found no evidence of corruption in the multibillion-rand deal, are now facing and investigation for “incapacity, gross incompetence or gross misconduct”. Judicial Service Commission (JSC) secretary Sello Chiloane has confirmed that the JSC’s conduct committee…

Referral of Shadow World Investigations and Open Secrets’ Complaint to the Judicial Conduct Committee

11 May 2021 | In a letter to the Shadow World Investigations and Open Secrets, dated 07 May 2021, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo (as acting chair of the Judicial Conduct Committee) has affirmed the seriousness of the organisations complaint to the Judicial Service Commission.  His letters confirms that the matter has now been referred…

Process begins to hold Arms Deal Commission Judges Accountable for Gross Misconduct

11 May 2021 | Media Statement | Shadow World Investigations and Open Secrets | On 11 August 2020, non-profit organisations Shadow World Investigations and Open Secrets submitted a complaint to the Chairperson of the Judicial Conduct Committee (of the Judicial Service Commission). The detailed complaint focused on the High Court’s damning judgment which finds that…