Show us proof or apologise, Pule told

2013-04-22 22:43

Communications Minister Dina Pule must provide evidence that the Sunday Times was involved in a smear and blackmail campaign against her, editor Phylicia Oppelt says.

Award for Press Ombudsman

2012-07-29 20:01

Press Ombudsman Joe Thloloe has received the Nat Nakasa Award for media integrity.

Sunday Times journalist 'a marked man'

2011-07-02 22:22

The Sunday Times has learnt that journalist Mzilikazi Wa Afrika is a marked man" and that "hitmen have been hired” to kill him.

Media warned on self-censorship

2010-10-19 15:26

The media's self-regulation should not turn into self-censorship, warns ANC veteran Kader Asmal speaking after a meeting between Sanef and government ministers.

Cele mansion 'above board'

2010-09-12 22:04

The acquisition of a R4m residence for police commissioner General Bheki Cele is "thought to have been above board", his office says.

Wa Afrika feels 'exonerated'

2010-09-08 14:19

Journalist Mzilikazi Wa Afrika says he feels exonerated after charges of fraud, forgery and uttering were withdrawn against him.

NPA set to withdraw Wa Afrika charges

2010-09-08 10:48

The NPA is poised to withdraw charges against Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika for a second time, at the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Wa Afrika to sue for wrongful arrest

2010-09-07 20:09

Sunday Times Journalist Mzilikazi wa Africa wants to sue five unnamed “individuals or entities” for wrongful arrest and defamation of character.

Wa Afrika charges dropped

2010-09-07 10:18

The National Prosecuting Authority has withdrawn all charges against Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi Wa Afrika, he says.

ANC criticism of media 'ironic'

2010-08-19 20:57

The ANC’s use of the Cape Argus brown envelope journalism saga as ammunition against the media is “ironic”, says Independent Newspapers' Chris Whitfield.

ANCYL: Charge Wa Afrika with treason

2010-08-16 13:42

Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika should be charged with high treason as he is a threat to national security, the ANCYL in Mpumalanga says.

Wa Afrika's arrest: Premier laid charges

2010-08-07 22:52

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza laid the forgery charges that resulted in Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika's arrest, the newspaper has reported.

Wa Afrika in court today

2010-08-06 08:27

Sunday Times journalist Msilikazi Wa Afrika is set to appear in court for a bail hearing just a day after his lawyers successfully applied for his release from jail.

Times, Hawks negotiating deal

2010-08-05 21:18

Lawyers for the Hawks, Sunday Times newspaper and the prosecution are negotiating whether to release journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika.

SAIRR: Arrest to intimidate media

2010-08-05 18:40

The arrest of a Sunday Times reporter is an effort to intimidate journalists, says the SA Institute of Race Relations.

No end to journo controversy

2010-08-05 16:20

The controversy surrounding Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika has deepened with the Hawks claiming that charges against him were dropped and then reinstated while his lawyer says he must be released.

Hawks mum on Wa Afrika arrest details

2010-08-04 22:45

The Hawks have not been forthcoming with details of journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika's arrest, saying: "You'll get to hear the case when he appears in court".


Cops admit arrest was wrongful

2012-11-18 12:41

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has admitted that the arrest of journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika was wrongful.

Hawks bugged Sunday Time's journalist's phone

2011-10-01 22:47

Inspector general of state intelligence, Faith Radebe, has confirmed that Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi Wa Afrika's phone calls had been monitored by the Hawks, according to a news report.

Attack on MEC not the first - SACP

2010-10-20 19:05

The attack on Mpumalanga's Human Settlements MEC Madala Masuku by a blue-light flashing BMW is the third of its kind this year, the provincial SACP branch says.

MEC, bodyguards shot at

2010-10-19 14:10

Mpumalanga's MEC for human settlements and his bodyguards have been shot at, then robbed by men driving a car with flashing blue lights, say police.

Cosatu wants Wa Afrika saga probe

2010-09-08 21:23

A "thorough public enquiry" into the arrest of Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika, is needed, Cosatu says, welcoming the withdrawal of charges against him.

Wa Afrika charges officially withdrawn

2010-09-08 13:01

Charges against journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika and Mpumalanga government employee Victor Mlimi have been withdrawn by the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Hawks to step up Wa Afrika probe

2010-09-07 22:25

The Hawks will intensify their investigation against journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika and his co-accused, as they view the NPA's provisional withdrawal of charges as temporary.

NPA withdraws Wa Afrika charges

2010-09-07 11:08

The National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed that charges against Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi Wa Afrika and his co-accused Victor Mlimi will be provisionally withdrawn.

Journalism schools reject tribunal

2010-08-30 12:26

Journalism schools around the country have added their voices to criticism of the proposed Media Tribunal and Information Bill.

ANC slams Mpuma ANCYL over media

2010-08-18 08:36

The ANC has criticised the Mpumalanga branch of its youth league for saying the conduct of journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika illustrated the need for a media appeals tribunal.

SA journos fight proposed media laws

2010-08-09 08:00

SA journalists have launched a campaign to fight what they say is an attempt to curtail media freedoms in a nation known as one of Africa’s freest and most open constitutions.

Wa Afrika released on R5 000 bail

2010-08-06 10:38

Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi Wa Afrika has been released from jail on R5 000 bail and he has been ordered to surrender his passport.

Sunday Times journalist freed

2010-08-05 23:34

Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika will be released from detention ahead of his bail application in the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Charges against journalist reinstated - Hawks

2010-08-05 18:41

Hawks investigators claim they have convinced prosecutors to reinstate all charges against Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika, following hours of closed-door wrangling.

Sunday Times slams police

2010-08-05 17:12

The Sunday Times has slammed the police for failing to release jailed journalist Mzilikazi Wa Afrika from custody.

Journalist case thrown out of court

2010-08-05 13:55

The charges brought against Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi Wa Afrika have been thrown out of court, says a report.

Journalist's arrest 'designed to intimidate'

2010-08-04 15:15

The arrest of Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika was "designed to intimidate," says the editor of the paper.

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