10 things about the 'lawfare' over Motsoeneng

2015-11-27 21:30

Western Cape High Court Judge Dennis Davis declared the appointment of SABC Chief Operating Officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, while there was a cloud hanging over his head, as "irrational" and unlawful.

DA pleased with Motsoeneng judgment

2015-11-27 16:21

The DA is pleased it had won a judgment declaring the Communications Minister Faith Muthambi's appointment of suspended SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng unlawful and irrational.

Five journalists arrested in Niger

2015-11-25 22:04

Media rights group Reporters Without Borders has condemned a string of arrests of journalists in Niger, saying five had been detained in 10 days.

Vatican tries journalists for reporting on leaks

2015-11-24 15:58

The Vatican has put two journalists on trial for leaks in a 'Kafka-esque' process decried by media groups.

Only about 60% of SA believes in right to criticise govt

2015-11-23 08:03

Only about two-thirds of South Africans believe that citizens should have the right to criticize their government.

Govt, media share common responsibility - Ramaphosa

2015-11-21 12:08

Government and the media share a common responsibility of being accountable to the public for the way they perform their functions, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the SA National Editors’ Forum.

Abramjee to exit from Primedia

2015-11-18 20:34

Primedia Broadcasting's head of news and current affairs, Yusuf Abramjee will be leaving the company at the end of the year.

Egypt court extends detention of 'tortured' teen

2015-11-18 10:57

A teenager imprisoned in Cairo nearly two years ago after being accused of a number offences, including 'protesting illegally', will be detained for at least 45 more days after an Egyptian court issued another detention renewal.

Tiso Blackstar faces staff revolt over pay at Sunday Times

2015-11-17 09:30

Tiso Blackstar Group is facing a staff revolt over pay at SA’s biggest Sunday newspaper and a sister publication after staff learnt they won’t be getting bonuses.

Zim cops detain journalist, 25 others in anti-govt protest

2015-11-12 22:41

Police in central Harare have detained a freelance journalist and 25 other people during a protest against President Robert Mugabe's government, lawyers say.


Media24 records R217m trading profit

2015-11-27 17:35

Media24, the print and media publishing business of Naspers, has recorded a trading profit of R217m as it cuts costs and streamlines its operations.

Motsoeneng's SABC appointment unlawful - court

2015-11-27 10:08

The DA has won its high court application to have its appointment of SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng declared unlawful and irrational.

Cosatu names ANN7 'worst employer' in SA

2015-11-25 10:45

Cosatu has named the Gupta-owned broadcaster ANN7 as the worst employer in the country.

WATCH: Russian journalists injured in Syria after missile lands near their car

2015-11-24 14:58

The Russian Defence Ministry says three Russian journalists have been injured while traveling to front-line positions in Syria.

SA reported on more terror attacks outside of Paris than other countries

2015-11-22 13:30

Roi Africa says South African media generated some of the most stories on terrorist attacks other than those in Paris, across the world.

Cloud-based news agency launched for Libya

2015-11-19 21:04

The Libyan Cloud News Agency independent newswire service has gone online.

SABC CEO Frans Matlala suspended

2015-11-18 16:32

The SABC has announced the suspension of its Group CEO Frans Matlala, four months after he was appointed.

Vetting delays SABC board short-listing

2015-11-17 12:03

The process to fill three South African Broadcasting Corporation board vacancies has been delayed yet again in Parliament.

Nigerian journalist wins Africa fact-checking award

2015-11-13 13:15

A Nigerian journalist has won the top prize in the annual African Fact Checking Award for his work debunking claims about legislation on the age of sexual consent.

Kenyan newspaper editor questioned

2015-11-11 05:34

A Kenyan newspaper editor has been questioned and released over a source on security spending.

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