Nkandla report: Ministers meet with Madonsela

2013-11-29 16:17

Cabinet ministers in the security cluster have met with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela following the release of parts of a provisional report into President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead upgrade.

Nkandla report takes over social media

2013-11-29 10:58

Details of Thuli Madonsela’s Nkandla report are all over social media following the Mail & Guardian’s publication of her provisional report into President Jacob Zuma’s homestead.

Guptas suing newspapers for R500m each

2013-10-03 10:11

In what could be the biggest defamation suit yet in South Africa, the Gupta family is suing two newspapers for half a billion rand each.

ANC takes M&G to ombudsman

2013-09-20 17:56

The African National Congress has lodged a complaint against the Mail & Guardian with the Press Ombudsman

Reddy complaint against M&G dismissed

2013-05-17 13:01

The Press Ombudsman has dismissed a complaint by businessman Vivian Reddy and Edison Power Gauteng about a Mail & Guardian article on a contract they were awarded.

Relative reveals Maharaj's 'dirty secret'

2013-02-01 08:25

The sister-in-law of presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj has revealed that she knew about alleged corrupt payments made into a secret Swiss bank account.

Court rules on protecting media sources

2012-08-24 10:12

Facility management company Bosasa has been denied leave to appeal a judgment that allowed the Mail&Guardian the right to protect its sources.

R2K: M&G didn't break the law

2012-08-07 10:45

The Mail & Guardian did not break the law by publishing parts of NPA transcripts, the Right To Know group says.

Govt demands removal of Zapiro cartoon

2012-07-06 18:00

The government has called for the urgent removal of the latest Zapiro cartoon on President Jacob Zuma in the Mail & Guardian.

Storm over Zapiro's Zuma penis cartoon

2012-07-06 14:53

Cartoonist Zapiro has social networks abuzz with his latest cartoon which depicts President Jacob Zuma as a "big penis".

Court hears battle over sources

2012-02-13 14:39

A discovery application forcing the Mail and Guardian and a journalist to reveal their sources will be damaging to the public interest, the South Gauteng High Court has heard.

Zim election report won't be released yet

2011-11-29 12:22

The Constitutional Court has sent a Mail & Guardian application for a secret report on the 2003 Zimbabwe elections back to the North Gauteng High Court for further determination.

ConCourt to release judgement on Zim report

2011-11-25 17:28

The Constitutional Court will hand down judgment next week in the Mail & Guardian's bid to make President Jacob Zuma release a report on Zimbabwe's 2002 elections.

Hawks confirm probe into M&G

2011-11-25 13:58

The Hawks say they are investigating how the Mail & Guardian newspaper obtained a copy of a sealed interview with Mac Maharaj and arms deal investigators.

Jacob Zuma silent on Mac Maharaj

2011-11-21 18:36

President Jacob Zuma says it will be out of order for him to comment on a controversy involving his spokesperson Mac Maharaj.

Maharaj won't deny lying about arms deal

2011-11-21 07:27

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj has refused to confirm or deny in a TV interview that he lied to the Scorpions during a 2001 interview forming part of an arms deal probe.

M&G obtained documents unlawfully - Maharaj

2011-11-18 07:21

Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj says the Mail & Guardian obtained documents relating to a reported interview he had with the NPA unlawfully, which led to the paper being "censored".

M&G suspends intern for hate speech

2011-06-17 08:47

The Mail & Guardian has suspended an intern for posting an anti-Semitic comment on Facebook, the newspaper has reported.

Presidency wants Zim report kept secret

2011-05-17 12:36

The Presidency is arguing in the Constitutional Court that it should not be compelled to release a report on the 2002 Zimbabwean elections to the Mail & Guardian.

M&G website down after hack attack

2011-01-26 12:28

The Mail & Guardian website has been shut down over a hacking attack, the company has announced.

Media crackdown 'about control'

2010-09-22 08:01

The government's proposed media crackdown should be seen in the context of its own crisis of legitimacy, says Mail and Guardian editor Nic Dawes.

Zapiro to respond by cartoon

2010-05-27 12:08

Cartoonist Zapiro is to respond to the offence caused by his depiction of the Prophet Muhammad in a new cartoon.

Muslim committee wants M&G apology

2010-05-24 18:14

A newly-formed committee representing Muslims offended by a Zapiro cartoon on the Prophet Muhammad want an apology from the Mail & Guardian, they have said.

Zapiro cartoon 'quite gentle'

2010-05-22 09:18

Muslim organisations across SA have slammed a Zapiro cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, but the cartoonist says he thought it was "quite gentle".

M&G defends Muhammad cartoon

2010-05-21 14:13

The Mail & Guardian has received a flood of angry calls after publishing a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, but has defended the cartoon.


EXCLUSIVE - M&G editor: Nkandla report not unlawful

2013-11-29 15:54

The publication of parts of Thuli Madonsela’s provisional report into the Nkandla upgrade is not illegal, Mail & Guardian editor-in-chief Chris Roper has told News24.

Roper: Gupta law suit amount ludicrous

2013-10-03 20:57

The Gupta family's R500m law suit against the Mail&Guardian is "ludicrous", the newspaper's editor-in-chief Chris Roper has said.

Widespread criticism of media - report

2013-10-01 18:25

There is widespread criticism of the media, including from the ANC and SACP, a report into the state of newsrooms in South Africa has found.

M&G's appeal of ruling dismissed

2013-09-12 13:17

The Mail & Guardian's application for leave to appeal a press ombudsman ruling relating to a story about ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni has been dismissed.

Maharaj, wife deny kickback claims

2013-02-01 09:51

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj and his wife Zarina have denied an allegation that they took bribes for a 1990s tender for new drivers' licences.

Media bosses appeal to Mogoeng

2013-01-09 09:53

Three large media groups have appealed to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng for permission to attend the Refugees Appeal Board hearing regarding the future status of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir.

SA must understand legacy - Dawes

2012-08-14 10:16

Reactions to the controversial Spear painting of President Jacob Zuma has showed South Africa has a legacy its citizens must understand better, Nic Dawes, editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian says.

M&G broke the law: Maharaj

2012-08-03 14:24

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj insists the Mail & Guardian broke the law by running an article on his testimony in an arms deal probe.

Did Zapiro go too far?

2012-07-06 16:24

The ANC and Numsa have demanded an apology for Zapiro's latest cartoon depicting President Jacob Zuma as a "big penis" as outrage grows across the country.

Judgment reserved in M&G defamation case

2012-02-14 13:24

Judgment in a civil case of defamation brought against the Mail & Guardian and a reporter by Bosasa operations has been reserved.

ANC to speak at press freedom hearings

2012-01-31 10:27

Several political parties, including the ANC, are scheduled to make representations to the Press Freedom Commission.

Maharaj to meet with lawyer

2011-11-28 12:17

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj and his lawyer are to meet to decide on a course of action, after City Press republished portions of a closed interview with the Scorpions in 2003.

M&G details Maharaj's 'trail of lies'

2011-11-25 14:28

A trail of alleged bribes paid to presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj and his wife Zarina has been detailed by the Mail & Guardian in their latest edition.

Info bill 'has constitutional implications'

2011-11-22 10:40

The protection of state information bill has huge constitutional implications and should not be passed in its current form, the Right2Know Campaign says.

Sanef demands NPA release Maharaj record

2011-11-21 15:32

The SA National Editors' Forum says it supports the Mail & Guardian's bid to get permission to publish information allegedly showing that Mac Maharaj and his wife received kickbacks.

Maharaj lays charges against M&G

2011-11-19 16:19

Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj's attorneys have laid charges against the Mail & Guardian newspaper and two of its journalists.

Mail & Guardian 'censored' - editor

2011-11-17 20:49

The Mail & Guardian newspaper is expected to hit the streets with a big "Censored" headline over its front page story.

Jackson murder claim: Cops won’t comment

2011-06-10 11:58

The police do not want to discuss a Mail & Guardian report that one of its own is being investigated for conspiring to kill strip club owner Lolly Jackson.

SABC ordered to apologise to M&G journo

2011-03-24 08:24

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission has ordered the SABC to apologise to the Mail & Guardian and one of its journalists for an "inaccurate" story about the journalist accepting a bribe.

M&G won't back down over Zim report

2010-12-23 13:00

The Mail & Guardian says it will oppose President Jacob Zuma's application for leave to appeal last week's Supreme Court of Appeal ruling ordering him to hand over a report on the 2002 Zimbabwean election to the newspaper.

Zapiro responds to cartoon furore

2010-05-28 09:36

Cartoonist Zapiro has poured his heart out on the difficulties of censorship on religious grounds, in his latest Mail & Guardian cartoon.

M&G 'regrets' cartoon offence

2010-05-27 07:08

Mail & Guardian editor, Nic Dawes, says the newspaper regrets the offence caused by a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

Zapiro cartoon anger mounts

2010-05-22 16:02

Anger over the latest Zapiro cartoon published in the Mail & Guardian continues to mount, with the SA Muslim Judicial Council calling on its followers to express their condemnation and disapproval of it.

Haffajee supports Zapiro cartoon

2010-05-21 15:50

Controversial cartoonist Zapiro has received support from City Press editor Ferial Haffajee, following the outcry over his cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.

Anger over M&G Zapiro cartoon

2010-05-21 13:09

The Mail & Guardian has published a controversial Zapiro cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, angering Muslims and raising fears of reprisal attacks during the World Cup.

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