Via Afrika’s answer to SA’s poor maths results

2015-01-08 16:33

Via Afrika has launched a digital learning initiative to assist in improving South African maths education.

Media24 to close Witness Durban edition

2014-11-25 07:33

Media24 has announced that it is to close The Witness's Durban edition, but said this would not result in any retrenchments of editorial staff.

Media barred from Nkandla hearings

2014-11-19 17:42

The media has been barred from the disciplinary hearings of two public works officials in relation to spending on Nkandla, the Public Servants Association says.

Media24 makes new appointments

2014-11-12 13:45

Media24' announced that Ishmet Davidson has been appointed as general manager of news and Lisa MacLeod from the Financial Times will also join the media house.

Media24's news chief quits

2014-10-16 19:41

Fergus Sampson, who has been the chief executive of Media24's news division since 2012, has resigned to pursue other interests, the firm says.

Sekunjalo has bold plans for Sapa

2014-08-25 20:30

Sekunjalo Investment Holdings has made a bid to buy the SA Press Association, with participation by other media houses to help establish a new syndication service.

Media24 launches Afrikaans news website

2014-08-21 18:57

Media24 has launched a national Afrikaans news website, an amalgamation of news from four of its titles, it says.

Gallo keen to buy Sapa

2014-07-24 17:31

Gallo Images (50% owned by Media24) is looking into possibly purchasing Sapa, after the majority of SA's media companies end 75-year membership.

Media24 profit down, turnover up 5%

2014-06-23 10:01

The profit of Media24 has decreased by 5% during the financial year up to the end of March.

SABC reneges on advert agreement - report

2014-06-08 13:16

The SABC has refused to broadcast a series of City Press advertisements which were part of a barter agreement, the newspaper says.

Journalist falls to death in Cape Town

2014-02-17 07:50

A freelance journalist has fallen to his death from the Naspers Centre in central Cape Town, according to Media24.

Competition to redesign Naspers Centre

2013-11-06 13:27

Media24 has launched a design competition to rejuvenate the façade of its 26-storey head office, Naspers Centre, on Cape Town’s Foreshore.

Wheels24's sister mag goes iPad

2013-08-07 08:30

Wheels24's sister magazine in the Media24 stable, TopCar, has become the first car magazine in SA to go fully online-interactive.

Media24 boss conned out of R360 000

2013-04-30 11:24

Media24's CEO Esmaré Weideman has become the latest victim of a SIM swap syndicate when she was robbed of R360 000 over the weekend.

Zuma's case against Rapport dismissed

2013-04-10 09:07

President Jacob Zuma's defamation case of R5m against Rapport has been dismissed with costs after he failed to respond to an interim court order in the case.

Rossouw’s death 'a shock to SA journalism'

2013-03-13 07:31

The death of journalist Mandy Rossouw has come as a shock to the South African journalism community, the SA Freelancers’ Association says.

Stream of Twitter tributes for Rossouw

2013-03-12 12:33

The death of well-known journalist Mandy Rossouw has prompted a stream of tributes on Twitter while condolences have poured in from government figures.

Rapport gets new editor

2013-03-03 10:00

Afrikaans Sunday newspaper Rapport has appointed a new editor, it has been reported.

Zuma sues Media24 for damages

2013-01-25 12:19

President Jacob Zuma's case against Media24 and former Rapport editor Tim du Plessis for allegedly harming his reputation and dignity has continued in court this week.

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.

The life of Jakes Gerwel

2012-11-28 07:56

He grew up on a sheep farm but little did Jakes Gerwel know of the role he would end up playing in his country.

'Sinister' burglar targeting investigators

2012-11-08 08:34

People investigating sensitive and political cases are increasingly being targeted by burglars who seem interested only in stealing documents.

Media24 launches R24m CSI initiative

2012-06-28 11:44

Media24 has launched its biggest corporate social investment (CSI) initiative to date, donating R24m worth of advertising space in its publications.

Media24 merger gets the nod

2012-05-15 07:13

A merger between Media24, the Paarl Media Group and the Natal Witness has been approved by the Competition Tribunal - but there are conditions.

Iconic Jhb bookshop closes its doors

2012-01-06 09:53

South Africa may have produced two Nobel laureates in literature, but famous bookshop Die Boekehuis is still set to close down due to a "poor reading culture".


New CEO for Media24's e-commerce division

2014-11-27 15:02

Media24’s e-commerce division is getting an injection of international expertise, after Dutch-born Vincent Hoogduijn was appointed its chief executive.

Exciting changes at News24

2014-11-24 19:11

Media24 has announced the appointment of a new editor for News24 and a move of its current editor to focus on an expansion programme into Africa.

Media24 shuts loss-making titles

2014-11-18 17:31

Media24 will close four of its KwaZulu-Natal community newspaper titles, the publishing group says.

Vosloo: ANC wants to be Big Brother

2014-11-05 15:51

South Africa's independent press will find it harder to preserve its media freedom under the ANC government in the coming years, Naspers chairperson Ton Vosloo has said.

Fresh plan to commercialise Sapa

2014-09-16 06:00

The SA Press Association will be reconstituted and commercially revamped to become a modern fully multimedia provider of news coverage, its board has announced.

Media24 launches Afrikaans news website

2014-08-21 19:43

Media24 has launched an Afrikaans news website, which is a blend of Beeld, Die Burger, Volksblad and Rapport, expecting to reach over 100 000 consumers daily.

On the Dot granted urgent order

2014-07-30 21:42

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court has granted an urgent interim order to Media24's distributors On the Dot to stop a dismissed worker from allegedly sabotaging its Pietermaritzburg operations.

Media24 mourns death of Prof Botman

2014-06-28 20:45

Media24 has joined DA leader Helen Zille, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and others in paying tribute to Professor Russel Botman, Rector and Vice-Chancellor of Stellenbosch University, who died at his home.

Media24: No action on Volksblad

2014-06-13 05:11

Afrikaans daily newspaper Volksblad will continue to operate within the Media24 group, the company has said.

Long-time editor dies after battle with cancer

2014-02-17 13:27

Long-time journalist and Tuis/ Home editor Anneke Blaise has died at her home after a battle with cancer, Media24 announced.

Jo-Ann Strauss has been appointed as a director of Media24

2014-01-29 16:35

Media24 announced that Jo-Ann Strauss has been appointed as a director of the company.

Papers ordered to apologise to Pistorius

2013-08-24 14:34

The press ombudsman ordered Rapport and its sister publication City Press to publish an apology for causing unnecessary harm to paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

Media heads to ConCourt over Refugee Act

2013-05-13 20:26

Argument on sections of the law on the confidentiality of asylum applications, will be heard in the Constitutional Court.

Media24 appoints new chairperson

2013-04-18 08:49

Professor Rachel Jafta has been appointed as chairperson of the Media24 board, a report says.

Meat scandal retailers to be identified

2013-04-04 07:20

The names of retailers whose meat was sampled to determine its actual ingredients will be handed over to the Red Meat Industry Forum and Media24.

NPC: Rossouw’s death a loss to journalism

2013-03-12 14:52

The death of journalist Mandy Rossouw, at the age of 33, was a loss to the field, the National Press Club says.

Media24 reporter Mandy Rossouw dies

2013-03-12 07:26

Media24 journalist Mandy Rossouw has been found dead in her flat by a friend. She was 33 years old.

WeChat to take on SA

2013-02-14 14:31

A new social media application has launched in SA that aims to combine the instant messaging and social integration for smartphone users.

'White press' cripples small media firms

2013-01-21 18:11

Small media firms are battling to survive as their mainstream counterparts, mainly owned by whites, take the lion's share of the business, a seminar has heard.

Condolences for Jakes Gerwel

2012-11-28 09:18

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory has sent condolences on behalf of Mandela and the organisation’s staff to the family of their chairperson Professor Jakes Gerwel, who died at a Cape Town hospital.

Media24 chair has heart surgery

2012-11-19 11:16

Professor Jakes Gerwel, chairperson of Media24, is still in intensive care after a successful heart bypass operation.

Breytenbach hearing open to media

2012-06-29 22:43

The disciplinary hearing of suspended National Prosecuting Authority prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach will be open to the media when it resumes in July.

Media seeks access to Breytenbach hearing

2012-06-19 09:32

Media24 newspapers have lodged an application to attend the disciplinary hearing of suspended NPA prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach.

Huisgenoot announces reality TV show

2012-03-22 13:54

Huisgenoot and kykNET are launching a new reality TV show, SAKTYD, in which contestants will compete to land a job with the magazine for a year.

Media24, ex-editor fined for Jurie story

2011-12-08 10:15

Media24 and former Huisgenoot editor Esmare Weideman have been fined R75 000 for publishing an article alleging sexual abuse by Afrikaans singer Jurie Els.

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