South Africa’s last census estimated that there were 52-million people in South Africa. But recent newspaper reports cited claims by an academic that as many as 20-million people were not counted. The claim is unsubstantiated.
The South African Constitution stipulates that the public and media has the right of access to information. Here is what you need to know about your right to know – an extract from “A Practical Guide to Media Law” by Dario Milo and Pamela Stein.