Humanity goes into rewind

2016-11-27 06:34

Last weekend, Washington, DC, hosted a gathering of some of America’s most rabid racists.

Is the force with us again?

2016-10-09 00:00

The lesser told story of the uprisings in the 1980s was the development of the concept of “people’s power”.

Unintended consequences of ANC Land Proposals

2015-02-06 14:13

The ANC has been canny in proposing 12 000 hectares as the maximum amount of land that farmers may own. Anthea Jeffrey discusses.

Farmworkers force govt's hand on wages

2012-11-14 22:19

Western Cape farmworkers have forced the government's hand by agreeing to suspend their protests on the condition that their R70 a day minimum wage be renegotiated.

Former Sowetan editor dies

2012-07-02 13:20

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

Press freedom report 'cleverly worded'

2012-05-18 20:41

The report of the press freedom commission on media regulation is "cleverly worded", says a media expert.

David Bullard lays charges over axing

2012-04-13 10:42

Columnist David Bullard has reportedly laid criminal charges against the former editor of the Sunday Times, Mondli Makhanya, alleging a fraudulent document was used at a hearing over his dismissal.

Protector asked to probe Cwele

2011-12-13 22:44

Statements that no country has a public interest defence, and that those proposing one are foreign agents, are to be investigated by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

It's not over, Zille warns on info bill

2011-11-22 22:34

Vociferous protests in and outside Parliament have failed to stop MPs from voting in favour of the protection of state information bill, but Helen Zille has warned that "it is not over".


Suffer the poor black children

2016-10-23 06:01

A day in the not-too-distant future we will look back on this time and rue how we allowed the country to be wrecked by a handful of pyromaniacs masquerading as revolutionaries, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Patriotism’s not an annual event

2015-07-26 16:46

Mandela’s quotes are regurgitated like verses from the holy books. But what has been disappointing is that one of his most famous quotes never makes it on to the news pages.

Sanef: Govt hasn't signed Mandela protocol

2012-12-15 14:51

Government's failure to sign off on a protocol for reporting on former president Nelson Mandela's health is short sighted, the SA National Editors' Forum says.

Regulations will 'make journalism stronger'

2012-10-03 20:35

Changes to the SA Press Code are intended to strengthen journalism in South African, Press Ombudsman Joe Thloloe says.

Mantashe has mixed feelings on media

2012-05-21 22:34

The ANC has welcomed the recent report of the Press Freedom Commission, saying real progress had been made, but also rebuked some reporters for being lazy.

Mixed response to info bill news

2012-05-11 12:48

The ANC's proposed amendments to the protection of state information bill appear to be a step in the right direction, but will be studied carefully, says the SA National Editors' Forum.

ANC: Tribunal best way to regulate media

2012-01-31 13:25

The ANC has told the Press Freedom Commission that an independent media appeals tribunal is the most effective way to regulate the print media, and that it is not "anti-media".

Info bill: ANC, media to 'keep talking'

2011-12-06 15:22

The ANC says a meeting with Sanef over the protection of state information bill allowed parties to listen to each other "beyond the noise that has been created in the media".

Editors 'broken' at passing of bill

2011-11-22 16:30

Editors are "broken inside" after the National Assembly approved the controversial protection of state information bill, Sanef chairperson Mondli Makhanya says.

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