Ex-cop arrested in Mexican journalist's slaying

2015-08-31 09:34

Mexican authorities have arrested a former police officer in connection with the brutal slaying of a prominent photojournalist and four others in a case that sparked international outrage.

Egypt ruling on Jazeera reporters condemned by western states

2015-08-30 10:14

Many western countries have voiced swift disapproval after an Egyptian court handed down three-year prison sentences to three Al Jazeera reporters whom they have long demanded be released.

Jazeera to appeal 'grotesque' verdict to jail journalists

2015-08-29 17:51

Al Jazeera has vowed to appeal an Egyptian court verdict to sentence three of its journalists to three years in prison, calling it a "deliberate attack on press freedom".

Al Jazeera journalists jailed for 3 years in Egypt

2015-08-29 11:15

An Egyptian court has jailed three Al Jazeera journalists for three years each on charges of broadcasting false news and working without permits.

Tel Aviv's 'Iranian embassy' turns out to be atomic hoax

2015-08-28 12:31

A billboard in central Tel Aviv announcing the opening of an Iranian embassy that met with disbelief and curiosity turned out to be a hoax, organisers of the eye-catching stunt have said.

Mozambique journalists, academic face libel charges

2015-08-27 21:09

Mozambique journalists and an academic are facing libel charges for a 2013 Facebook post.

Pistorius family to lodge complaint over 'diva' article

2015-08-27 14:14

Convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius's family will lodge a complaint with the Press Ombudsman over an article about the apparent demands Pistorius has made while in prison.

Iran urges US to release 19 detainees

2015-08-26 20:07

Iran has urged the United States to release 19 Iranians detained on sanctions-related offences, a day after ruling out a prisoner swap.

Justice system under media spotlight thanks to Oscar

2015-08-25 15:09

South Africa's justice system has come under increased scrutiny in media coverage over the past 18 months, principally driven by the Oscar Pistorius saga, a media analysis company says.

Parly jamming case to go to the SCA

2015-08-20 22:55

Media houses and other organisations challenging the signal jamming during the State of the Nation address in February and Parliament's policy on broadcasting have been granted leave to appeal the matter at the SCA.


Sanef 'shocked' by sentencing for Al Jazeera journalists

2015-08-30 16:22

The South African National Editors Forum along with several key media forums, have expressed their collective "shock" at the sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists in Cairo.

Greste calls for Sisi to pardon Al-Jazeera journalists

2015-08-30 07:38

Australian Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste has called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to pardon him and two colleagues after a court handed down three-year prison sentences, describing the decision as 'politically motivated'.

Rights groups condemn jailing of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt

2015-08-29 15:36

Amnesty International and Reporters Without Borders have condemned the jailing for three years of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed by an Egyptian court.

Mozambique journalist killed in drive-by shooting

2015-08-28 19:34

A veteran Mozambican investigative reporter, publisher of the online Diario de Noticias, has been killed in a drive-by shooting.

Gunmen shoot up journalist's coffee shop in the Philippines

2015-08-28 08:16

Gunmen have opened fire on a coffee shop owned by an investigative journalist in Manila, in the latest apparent act of intimidation against members of the press in the country.

Key Media24 appointments to drive Afrikaans digital-first publishing

2015-08-27 20:47

Media24 has announced key appointments to drive digital-first publishing in Afrikaans.

Dead journalists were loved

2015-08-26 20:26

Alison Parker and Adam Ward were an ambitious reporter and cameraman team at a Virginia television station who often filmed light and breezy feature stories.

Is the NIA spying on SABC staff?

2015-08-26 12:48

A union has lifted the lid on what it describes as suspicious activity by the National Intelligence Agency at the SABC’s Durban office.

Respect the media, editors tell ANC

2015-08-25 06:00

The SA National Editors Forum has urged the ANC to respect the media's right to be critical, as the ruling party released a document outlining a "battle plan" to boost its image.

Journalist killed in Juba after president threatens media

2015-08-20 22:31

A journalist has been shot dead in South Sudan days after the president allegedly threatened the media.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.