'Black Wednesday' as Independent quits press ombudsman

2016-10-21 18:10

The Press Council has criticised Independent Media's decision to resign from the body and establish its own ombudsman.

Hlaudi offered R10 000 ‘sweetener deal’ to staff - DA

2016-10-20 20:15

SABC executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng has allegedly promised an extra R10 000 to each staff member as a "sweetener deal", the DA claims.

Somalia shuts down newspaper, arrests editor

2016-10-17 15:03

Somali security forces have shut down a newspaper and arrested its editor, a colleague says.

News24 journalist demands investigation into his arrest during student protest

2016-10-17 10:01

News24 reporter Kaveel Singh has written a detailed affidavit to police compelling them to investigate his arrest and detainment while covering a Fees Must Fall protest in Durban.

Steve Hofmeyr talk at CT Press Club cancelled

2016-10-13 19:04

The Comedy Central Roast series is the last bastion of free speech, controversial Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr said following the scrapping of his breakfast talk at the Cape Town Press Club on Friday.

Goldblatt documents the scene of the crime

2016-10-12 08:57

A series of pictures by Randfontein-born photographer David Goldblatt depicting portraits of people captured at the scene of the crime is currently being exhibited at the Pace/McGill gallery in New York.

Internet will drive media revenue

2016-10-10 16:06

South Africa’s entertainment and media sector is expected to grow from R126 billion last year to R173 billion by 2020, with the internet set to be the key driver, according to a PwC report.

Public interest trumps SABC in court ruling on Hlaudi disciplinary

2016-10-07 18:06

Public interest has won the day after a judge dismissed the SABC’s application to delay a court hearing challenging the disciplinary hearing that cleared its former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Sack remainder of SABC board - ANC

2016-10-06 19:07

The ANC has called on Communications Minister Faith Muthambi to fire or suspend the remaining SABC board members.

BREAKING: SABC board members announce resignation in Parliament

2016-10-05 14:27

SABC board members Krish Naidoo and Vusi Mavuso have announced in front of Parliament's portfolio committee on communications that they will be resigning from the board, calling the board unfit.


Zuma accepts third SABC board member's resignation

2016-10-21 17:37

President Jacob Zuma has accepted the resignation of SABC board member Leah Thabisile Khumalo.

Africa’s most valuable business worth less than what it owns

2016-10-19 09:36

Naspers' stake in Chinese internet developer is worth $88bn, more than the $72bn the whole company is worth.

SABC 8 take Parliament to ConCourt over SABC decisions

2016-10-17 13:27

The Constitutional Court must order Parliament to probe its own decisions around recent events at the public broadcaster, the SABC 8 have said in court papers.

Zuma accepts SABC board members' resignation

2016-10-16 12:01

President Jacob Zuma has said he had received and accepted the resignation of two members of the SABC board.

DA files papers to have Motsoeneng booted from SABC for good

2016-10-12 15:00

The DA has filed papers in the Western Cape High Court to have former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s appointment as group executive of corporate affairs declared invalid.

Vytjie Mentor blasts Zuma on Facebook, again

2016-10-10 22:16

Firebrand former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor has set her sights on President Jacob Zuma, challenging him to a public debate on state capture.

Cope opens case against Hlaudi Motsoeneng

2016-10-08 14:41

Cope has laid a complaint with police against the SABC's Hlaudi Motsoeneng, claiming he irregularly sold SABC archives to entertainment and internet company MultiChoice, spokesperson Dennis Bloem says.

Radio is now mine, Hlaudi tells SABC staff

2016-10-07 15:43

Embattled SABC executive for corporate affairs Hlaudi Motsoeneng has told staffers at a meeting that he is now in charge of the public broadcaster's radio division.

Memes take a dig at Hlaudi

2016-10-06 12:43

When Parliament's communications committee questioned the SABC board on Wednesday about its reappointment of former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, News24 reacted with the best Hlaudi memes.

I am always good - Hlaudi ahead of SABC's grilling in Parliament

2016-10-05 11:18

Controversial former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has received a festive welcome from ANC supporters who hugged him and shook his hand as he arrived at Parliament.

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