Case against Sowetan opened after 'whites only' article

2014-11-07 14:11

The owner of a Limpopo building which allegedly has segregated toilets has opened a case of defamation against the Sowetan newspaper.

Former Sowetan editor dies

2012-07-02 13:20

Former Sowetan editor-in-chief Bongani Keswa has died of cancer, a report has stated.

Cele does not recall 'shoot to kill'

2012-02-06 11:37

Suspended national police commissioner Bheki Cele says he ordered police to use deadly force when under attack, but doesn't remember telling police officers to "shoot to kill".

Doctored pic undermined me - Cele

2012-02-02 12:22

Suspended national police commissioner Bheki Cele said a doctored picture of him holding a gun undermined his job when he was KwaZulu-Natal safety and security MEC.

ANC favours whites - Eric Miyeni

2011-08-23 14:04

Former columnist Eric Miyeni has said in an open letter to the ANC that SA's economic policies favour whites and that nothing has changed for poor blacks.

Miyeni and Haffajee face off in print

2011-08-07 15:54

Instead of a court face off, columnist Eric Miyeni and editor Ferial Haffajee have had their say in separate columns under the headline 'The black snake debate' in the City Press newspaper.

Sowetan: Sorry, Ferial and all

2011-08-04 09:00

The Sowetan newspaper has published an apology to City Press editor Ferial Haffajee for a controversial column by former columnist Eric Miyeni.

Sowetan acting editor steps down

2011-08-03 19:39

The acting editor of the Sowetan newspaper, Len Maseko, has stepped down from the position after a controversial column by Eric Miyeni caused a furore.

Sanef expresses solidarity with Haffajee

2011-08-02 22:32

The SA National Editors' Forum on Tuesday expressed its "solidarity" with City Press editor Ferial Haffajee, who was called "an agent for white capitalists" by Sowetan columnist Eric Miyeni.

Malema's call for economic freedom important: Miyeni

2011-08-02 13:13

ANCYL president Julius Malema's call for economic freedom is the single most important since former president Nelson Mandela's call to arms 50 years ago, says columnist Eric Miyeni.

I believe what I wrote about Ferial Haffajee - Miyeni

2011-08-01 22:52

"I believe what I wrote in the column," says former Sowetan columnist Eric Miyeni after his controversial piece about City Press editor Ferial Haffajee caused outrage.

Miyeni surprised by reaction to Haffajee column

2011-08-01 18:40

The Sowetan columnist who's said in the 1980s City Press editor Ferial Haffajee would've probably been necklaced, says he's surprised about the reaction.

Property tycoon in new row

2011-06-06 14:05

Businessman Roux Shabangu, who is at the centre of controversial leases on police buildings, is facing a claim for about R5m, reports the Sowetan.

Sowetan editor 'suspended'

2011-02-02 11:35

Sowetan editor Bongani Keswa has been "placed on special leave", Avusa Media has announced.

Sanef slams arrest of Sowetan journalists

2011-01-04 19:03

The SA National Editors' Forum has added its voice to those condemning police for arresting two journalists while they were carrying out normal reporting duties.

Cele sues Sowetan for defamation

2010-10-13 09:18

National Police Commissioner Bheki Cele is suing the Sowetan newspaper for defamation, claiming it portrayed him in a picture as a person with "murderous intent".

Sowetan journalists back at work

2010-07-05 17:02

The suspension of two Sowetan journalists accused of accepting bribes has been lifted, the newspaper says.


ANC sings late Sowetan editor's praises

2012-07-03 10:45

Former Sowetan editor-in-chief Bongani Keswa represented an ideal developmental journalist, the ANC says.

Cele said 'shoot to kill' - journalist

2012-02-13 10:04

A Sowetan journalist has testified in court that suspended national police commissioner General Bheki Cele used the words "shoot to kill".

'Aim for the head' didn't mean kill - Cele

2012-02-03 11:05

The statement "aim for the head" did not mean police officers were expected to kill criminals, suspended national police commissioner Bheki Cele has testified.

Sowetan must apologise for sex pictures

2011-09-13 14:16

The press ombudsman has ruled that the Sowetan's publishing of prominent pictures of two officers having sex while on duty was not in the public interest.

Police condemn sex-on-duty cop

2011-08-16 21:13

Police management has condemned a police reservist for having sex with a correctional services official while on duty at Leratong Hospital.

Miyeni column: Haffajee won't sue

2011-08-06 16:16

City Press editor-in-chief Ferial Haffajee will no longer take axed Sowetan columnist Eric Miyeni to court.

Sowetan editor takes fall for Miyeni column

2011-08-03 22:32

The Sowetan's acting editor has taken full responsibility for Eric Miyeni's column and has resigned, "accepting the consequences of this lapse in the paper's judgment".

Haffajee to seek counsel over column

2011-08-03 10:52

City Press editor Ferial Haffajee says she will seek advice on what to do about columnist Eric Miyeni's description of her as a "black snake" who might have been necklaced during the apartheid era.

Miyeni considering suing over sacking

2011-08-02 15:36

Columnist Eric Miyeni is considering taking legal action against his former bosses for sacking him over a column in which he called City Press editor Ferial Haffajee "an agent for white capitalists".

ANCYL demands meeting with Sowetan

2011-08-02 08:52

The ANC Youth League has requested a meeting with the "rightwing" Sowetan newspaper to demand an explanation for firing columnist Eric Miyeni.

Sowetan cans controversial columnist

2011-08-01 19:09

The Sowetan has terminated Eric Miyeni’s column after a controversial piece about City Press editor Ferial Haffajee caused outrage.

City Press editor 'sows discord among blacks'

2011-08-01 14:28

Sowetan columnist Eric Miyeni has launched a scathing attack on City Press editor Ferial Haffajee, saying she is a “black snake in the grass, deployed by white capital to sow discord among blacks”.

Sowetan editor leaves

2011-02-13 17:03

The Sowetan's editor Bongani Keswa will "part ways" with Avusa Media, the company says.

Matric figures are correct - department

2011-01-07 11:17

The basic education department says a Sowetan article claiming the matric pass rate was actually 57% was based on wrong calculations - but the newspaper denies this.

Cele defamation case on hold

2010-10-13 12:06

National police commissioner General Bheki Cele's defamation case against the Sowetan newspaper has been postponed.

Sowetan ordered to print findings

2010-09-14 15:14

The Sowetan has been ordered to print the Press Ombudsman's findings about an article published in July on a DA member of Parliament.

Sowetan journalists suspended

2010-03-15 22:26

Two Sowetan journalists have been suspended in relation to bribery allegations in Limpopo and Mpumalanga, editor Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya says.

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