Former staffers pay tribute to Sapa

2015-03-31 22:47

Shortly after the announcement that the SA Press Association will close its doors on Tuesday, March 31, messages of condolence and tributes poured in.

Novus Holdings lists on the JSE

2015-03-31 16:51

Printing business Novus Holdings has kicked off its first day of trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Killing of journalists should be a war crime – AP chief

2015-03-30 10:31

The president and CEO of The Associated Press has called for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage.

Sunday Times apologises to Kasrils for 'spy tapes' headline

2015-03-29 10:57

The Sunday Times has apologised to Ronnie Kasrils for stating as fact in a headline in September last year that he was the mastermind behind the NPA's manipulation ahead of the ANC conference in Polokwane in 2009.

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.



2015-03-31 22:33

After almost 77 years of providing constant news coverage, the SA Press Association is turning off the lights.

Journalists held as Malaysian arrests mount

2015-03-31 10:50

Malaysian police have arrested a prominent publisher and a website editor for sedition, the latest targets in a mounting tally of detentions that is being compared to an infamous 1987 political crackdown.

Zuma's family didn't use choppers - Maharaj

2015-03-29 17:04

President Jacob Zuma's family do not use military helicopters to travel between Durban and Nkandla, the presidency says.

Apology to Lumko Mtimde

2015-03-29 08:21

A report by City Press and published by News24 says that Lumko Mtimde, former head of the Media Development and Diversity Agency, had been disqualified as an SABC board candidate for failing to produce proof of his qualifications.

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.

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