Henri van Breda and Media24 have until Monday to file SCA papers

2017-04-20 22:43

Murder-accused Henri van Breda has until Monday to file answering papers with the Supreme Court of Appeal in his bid to stop the broadcast of his trial.

No special privilege for Pienaar murder accused, State argues

2017-04-20 19:48

The State has argued that no special privilege should be extended to murder accused Jacobus Oosthuizen, who has launched an application to have the media barred from attending his bail proceedings in the Paarl Magistrate's Court.

Hlaudi's presser is grounds for dismissal - DA

2017-04-19 17:22

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng's press conference on Wednesday should result in him being sacked, the DA has said.

Still no word on Shiraaz Mohamed on his 39th birthday

2017-04-18 20:38

There are no updates on the whereabouts of South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed since his kidnapping three months ago, says his former wife, Shirley Govender.

Huff Post blog a sad day for journalism – Media24 head

2017-04-16 18:03

Media24 has announced that it would investigate the controversial blog "Could It Be Time To Deny White Men The Franchise?” published on Huffington Post South Africa.

The case for: Can journalists be activists?

2017-04-12 08:01

Activist-journalists in Syria inform international media about the war, and sometimes it is hard to leave views aside.

Caricatures of President Zuma painful – Zulu

2017-04-09 20:34

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe says some of the attacks on President Jacob Zuma are painful, singling out caricatures depicting him as Adolf Hitler.

Downgrade puts SABC bailout plans in the balance - economist

2017-04-07 13:50

The cash-strapped SABC faces a tough task in securing a potential bailout from Treasury thanks to the economic implications of a ratings downgrade, a senior economist says.

New minister tasks 'fit and proper' SABC interim board with fixing financials

2017-04-05 16:35

New Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says she has directed the new SABC interim board to urgently address the broadcaster's failing financials.

Van Breda has the right to a fair public trial - Desai

2017-04-04 18:25

The Western Cape High Court has a duty to ensure that the trial of Henri van Breda is conducted fairly and that the interest of the witnesses and processes are protected.


Spy Nation: Journalists challenge government snooping

2017-04-20 20:19

The Amabhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism is challenging the government on the law around spying on South Africans.

Hlaudi praised as the 'rose that grew from the concrete'

2017-04-19 20:00

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng says he might consider a career in politics should he be sacked from the broadcaster following his upcoming disciplinary hearing.

Difficult time for Shiraaz Mohamed’s family

2017-04-19 10:22

Missing South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed's 39th birthday on Tuesday was a particularly difficult time for his family.

Van Breda to SCA in bid to stop broadcast of trial

2017-04-18 16:09

Murder-accused Henri van Breda is challenging a high court ruling granting Media24 permission to livestream his trial.

ANCWL slams Zapiro cartoon as insensitive, distasteful

2017-04-12 14:42

The ANC Women’s League says it is appalled by cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro’s latest work depicting South Africa as a woman being raped.

State approaches SCA, ConCourt over Van Breda livestreaming request

2017-04-10 16:33

The NDPP has applied to the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court for urgent leave to appeal the Western Cape High Court's decision to allow Media24 to livestream Henri van Breda's murder trial.

Zuma, #zumamustfall dominates headlines in SA and abroad - RoiAfrica

2017-04-09 17:11

President Jacob Zuma dominated headlines, making up almost 95% of all news content, as well as social media chatter across South Africa, says media monitoring organisation RoiAfrica.

Van Breda media coverage matter heads to Supreme Court

2017-04-06 12:51

Western Cape High Court Judge Siraj Desai has refused the State and Henri van Breda leave to appeal his decision to allow Van Breda's murder trial to be livestreamed, but they will now take the matter to the Supreme Court.

New communications minister gives SABC interim board green light

2017-04-04 19:24

New Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has given the new SABC interim board the go-ahead to start working, disregarding former minister Faith Muthambi's attempt to halt the board's duties.

Britain to burst fake news bubble

2017-04-02 22:55

The rise of fake news has been a hot topic in Britain this year, with the lawmaker leading a probe into the phenomenon warning it was "a threat to democracy".

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