#ZumaMustfall, junk status continues to dominate headlines - Roi Africa

2017-05-07 16:41
File photo of anti-Zuma protest. (Photo: Andrew Kirkby)

File photo of anti-Zuma protest. (Photo: Andrew Kirkby)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - The country's junk status and ZumaMustFall continued to dominate media headlines South Africa this week, media monitoring organisation RoiAfrica said on Sunday.

"The charts were pretty constant week on week, with #JunkStatus top of the pile and ZumaMustFall related coverage a close second," said managing director Tonya Khoury in a statement.

Articles dealing with SA's junk status according to a ratings agency took up just 20% of all the media interest, while those dealing with Zuma took up just under 19%.

"Further focus on the Guptas this week rounds up the top three stories."

The World Economic Forum on Africa was a new entry, garnering 13% of all coverage, while the recent cabinet reshuffle reappeared in the charts after the court decision in favour of the DA's request for Zuma to release the reasons behind the ministerial changes.

Social media was keenly focused on Worker's Day and the booing of Zuma at Cosatu's gathering, with just under a quarter of all chatter surrounding this. A similar proportion was attributed to ongoing interest in #Zumamustfall.

Meanwhile, even internationally, May Day was a key focus as various civil rights protests broke out in various countries.

Read more on:    jacob zuma  |  media

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.