Zim police, Econet lawyers raid news agency

2015-03-26 20:55

Police and lawyers from Zimbabwe's largest mobile phone operator have raided the offices of online news agency The Source in a dispute over stories published by the agency earlier this year.

Sapa to open newsroom for final hours

2015-03-24 20:35

Sapa's Johannesburg newsroom will be open to visitors from 18:00 to midnight before they publish their last story. Guests are invited to type in a couple of paragraphs in memory of their links to Sapa over the years.

BCCSA lets 5FM DJ off the hook over axe attack joke

2015-03-23 14:55

Comments by DJ and 5FM contributor Sol Phenduka about Stellenbosch axe attack Marli van Breda “did not go so far as to justify an intervention”, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has ruled.

Zim editor suspended over 'dying economy' story

2015-03-19 20:01

An editor at Zimbabwe's state-run Herald newspaper has been suspended for publishing a story with a headline that said the country's economy was "dying", the paper says.

Former Sunday Times editor Ken Owen dies

2015-03-19 12:47

Former Sunday Times editor Ken Owen, has died, according to reports.

Media restraint urged over KZN mass graves

2015-03-18 14:41

The media should exercise restraint in its reporting about the discovery of mass graves in Dududu on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, the provincial executive council says.

Zille: I couldn't give a damn

2015-03-17 10:13

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has strongly defended her provincial government's decision not to renew subscriptions to the Cape Times newspaper, saying it is purely a consumer choice.

Sekunjalo acquires Sapa's archives

2015-03-14 05:00

Sekunjalo Investment Holdings, one of the founding members of the African News Agency (ANA), has announced that it has ownership of Sapa's archives.

City Press must apologise to Buthelezi

2015-03-13 12:46

The City Press newspaper has been ordered by the Press Ombudsman to apologise to IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi for a harmful comment in a column.

Uganda parliament wants new reporters

2015-03-11 19:54

Uganda's parliament has angered the media by ordering the replacement of all reporters who have been covering the institution for more than five years.


Sunday Times ordered to publish poster apology

2015-03-25 05:00

The appeals panel of the Press Council of SA has set aside a ruling by the Press Ombudsman that the Sunday Times is not compelled to publish posters containing an apology to former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils.

ANC candidate for SABC board fails to produce qualifications

2015-03-24 17:39

The name of an ANC-favoured candidate to fill a vacancy left by Ellen Tshabalala in the SABC board has been withdrawn at the 11th hour as the candidate failed to submit proof of his listed qualifications.

Naspers’s 34%-owned Tencent profits surge, mkt cap passes R2trn

2015-03-20 14:57

Tencent shares have risen to a new high, valuing the company at around half South Africa’s annual GDP, pushing Naspers’s stake to R680bn, 95% of its market cap.

Sapa equipment stolen during break-in

2015-03-19 16:12

A police docket has been opened into a burglary at Sapa’s Pretoria office at the weekend, days before it will shut down.

Zille rides in same boat as Manyis and Pahads of this world

2015-03-18 17:16

A few years ago then ANC national spokesperson Jackson Mthembu mounted a podium and declared City Press an enemy. Now, DA leader Helen Zille is doing the same to the Cape Times, says a senior Sanef official.

702 complaint not upheld - BCCSA

2015-03-18 14:38

A complaint that Talk Radio 702 incorrectly described a case as one of xenophobia has been rejected, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has ruled.

Sanef appalled by call for Cape Town paper boycott

2015-03-16 20:29

Sanef says it is appalled by the Western Cape government's call for all provincial departments to stop subscribing to the Cape Times.

Alec Hogg: Two secret ingredients for a successful business

2015-03-13 13:38

Alec Hogg says entrepreneurs need lots of luck, but there are also two secret ingredients that must be ingrained into a business’ DNA for it to be successful.

SABC non-exec director removed

2015-03-13 05:00

The SABC board passed a vote of no confidence in non-executive director Hope Zinde and removed her from the post.

Sanef to take up journo's manhandling with Phiyega

2015-03-11 15:33

Sanef has expressed concern over an incident where a journalist, Media24's Jan Gerber, was manhandled and forced to delete photographs by individuals in white shirts, believed to be police officers.

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