Print media must transform - Zuma

2014-02-28 08:03

President Jacob Zuma says amendments to two laws will pave the way for transformation in the print media.

Cape Town media protest heats up

2013-12-17 16:35

A protest against the alleged removal of Alide Dasnois as Cape Times editor has been hijacked by groups calling for media transformation.

Green light for Independent deal

2013-07-29 07:27

Competition Commission approval has brought Sekunjalo a step closer to placing a local media asset back in the hands of South African owners, says Iqbal Suve.

Cosatu, Mandela get slice of Independent

2013-06-20 20:13

Sekunjalo says the Congress of SA Trade Unions and some of its affiliates, including a trust represented by Mandla Mandela have a stake in Independent News.

Times Media defends editorials

2013-05-27 08:56

Times Media Group has defended itself against criticism by Sekunjalo chief Iqbal Surve of editorials about the acquisition of Independent News and Media SA.

Independent News secures debt deal

2013-04-26 10:48

Independent News & Media has struck a deal to cuts its debt by two thirds which will see its lenders take a stake in the group as part of a €40m rights issue.

Independent News SA sold for R2bn

2013-02-18 08:03

Irish publishing group Independent News & Media has agreed to sell its South African unit Independent News SA for R2bn to Sekunjalo Independent Consortium.

Independent News profits tumble

2012-08-31 09:00

Independent News & Media has posted a 26% fall in operating profit in the first six months of the year that saw changes to the ownership of the company.

Politically-connected bid for Independent

2012-07-12 07:46

The sale of SA's largest newspaper group Independent News and Media has ignited a flurry of speculation about politically-connected potential buyers.

Independent: SA trading is tough

2011-08-29 07:36

Irish group Independent News & Media says challenging conditions have squeezed margins at its SA titles, but operations held up comparatively well.


R2K wants editorial charter

2013-12-17 21:06

The Right2Know campaign has called for an editorial charter and an editorial advisory board at Independent Newspapers following the alleged removal of Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois.

Surve pens letter to Independent staff

2013-12-12 14:17

Independent News and Media SA chair Iqbal Surve has penned a year-end letter to staff, detailing reasons for the removal of Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois.

Analysts cheer Independent shareholding

2013-06-21 11:55

Political analysts have welcomed the news that Cosatu and some of its affiliates make up a large portion of Sekunjalo Independent Media's shareholding.

No more secrets for Sekunjalo

2013-05-30 18:05

Sekunjalo Independent Media, which is buying Independent News and Media, will soon reveal its consortium members and funding partner, the firm says.

Govt to buy stake in newspaper group

2013-05-21 07:40

The Government Employees' Pension Fund is to acquire a 25% stake, worth about R500m, in Independent News and Media SA, according to a report.

Sekunjalo, Independent enter R2bn deal

2013-04-10 07:54

Sekunjalo Independent Consortium and Independent News & Media have entered into a binding agreement over the R2bn sale of INM South Africa, the companies say.

SA media needs 'more investment'

2013-02-19 09:20

The head of the consortium which bought SA's Independent News and Media group would like to see more investment in media, a report says.

Bids for Independent News SA fall short

2013-01-21 08:55

Irish publishing group Independent News & Media has received offers of about €150m for its SA unit, much less than the expected price tag, a report says.

INM confirms sale of SA unit mooted

2012-07-12 09:14

Independent News & Media, which owns the Cape Times and The Star, has confirmed that it appointed advisers to investigate the sale of the SA business.

Independent Newspapers sale on the cards

2012-07-11 10:28

Independent News & Media, the indebted Irish media group which owns the Cape Times and Pretoria News, is reportedly looking to sell off its South African business.

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