Three men lay sex abuse-related charges against former senior journalist Coenie Slabber

2020-03-19 12:17

The three men who have accused former Rapport arts editor Coenie Slabber of sexually abusing them when they were boys, have laid criminal charges against him at the police's Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences units in Cape Town.

EXPOSED | Senior journalist 'sexually abused boys over decades'

2020-03-15 07:00

Former Rapport arts editor Coenie Slabber has been accused of sexually abusing three men when they were minors.

Bird Island 'paedophilia ring': Former minister Barend du Plessis to sue publisher

2020-03-08 08:32

Former finance minister Barend du Plessis will be taking legal steps against the publisher of The Lost Boys of Bird Island, in which he is implicated as having participated in a "paedophilia ring" with other senior apartheid ministers.

PODCAST | THE STORY: Exposing 'Jimmy' - the media exec accused of assaulting boys

2019-11-22 07:04

Willem Breytenbach, a former teacher-turned-journalist who became an executive at Media24, is accused of raping a schoolboy more than 20 years ago.

EXCLUSIVE | My Only Story Episode 3: Unmasking 'Jimmy' - this is the man who raped me 20 years ago

2019-11-21 07:35

Deon Wiggett, in a series of podcasts co-published by News24, recounts a chilling story of how he and other boys were allegedly sexually molested more than 20 years ago by a man who used to be a teacher at a prestigious school and later became a senior corporate executive.

REVEALED | Here is the teacher-turned-journalist who allegedly sexually assaulted boys for years

2019-11-21 06:00

Today News24 can reveal the identity of the former schoolteacher and Media24 executive who allegedly raped My Only Story podcast host Deon Wiggett more than 20 years ago.

'Vain, arrogant and narcissistic': Survé takes on Media24 in R100m defamation lawsuit

2019-06-30 14:30

Dr Iqbal Survé is seeking R100m in damages relating to an article that his lawyers said portrayed him as "dishonest and a liar" to boost his "status and stature".

Media24 publications walk away with top honours at WAN-IFRA 2018 African Digital Media Awards

2018-11-24 13:34

Media24's digital publication has walked away with top honours at the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers’ (WAN-IFRA) 2018 African Digital Media Awards. mourns the sudden death of head of Health24, Dr Danie Pauw

2018-10-29 12:15

The head of Health24, Dr Danie Pauw, has died.

AI fundamentally important to Naspers strategy - CEO

2018-08-25 06:15

E-commerce is outpacing Naspers’s traditional media businesses and the group is focusing on innovation in the areas of artificial intelligence and machine learning, said CEO Bob van Dijk.


EXCLUSIVE | Second man goes public with sex abuse allegations against Coenie Slabber

2020-03-17 06:25

Infuriated by former Rapport arts editor Coenie Slabber's 'attempts to cast suspicion' on one of his sexual assault accusers, a second alleged victim has decided to make his name public.

Media24 appoints IT veteran Len Pienaar as new CEO: Digital

2020-03-11 15:19

IT veteran Len Pienaar has been named Media24's new CEO of digital, the group announced in a statement to staff on Wednesday.

New coding programme promises students computer science skills in a fun package

2019-11-25 21:49

WeCode24 has been launched to help students at under-resourced schools to learn coding skills.

'Sex pest' Breytenbach found at mother's house in Mossel Bay

2019-11-21 19:15

The former teacher and journalist, revealed as a sexual predator in Deon Wiggett's podcast series My Only Story, says he's got nothing to say to the media.

Adriaan Basson: Exposing a sexual predator who taught me about news

2019-11-21 06:47

He was once my journalism mentor, but today we expose Willem Breytenbach as a sexual predator who raped and assaulted school boys and young men, writes Adriaan Basson.

Media24 welcomes ConCourt dismissal of predatory pricing appeal

2019-07-04 14:18

Media24 has welcomed a Constitutional Court ruling which dismissed an application for leave to appeal against the company in a case where it was accused of engaging in predatory pricing practices.

Naspers shareholders launch organisation for investigative journalism

2019-02-28 20:00

Investigative journalism is one of the cornerstones of our democracy, but is often hampered by a lack of funding, former Naspers chairperson Ton Vosloo has said at the announcement of a non-profit organisation for investigative journalism within Media24.

Media24 publications named finalists in WAN-IFRA 2018 African Digital Media Awards

2018-11-21 16:16

Media 24 publications are finalists in the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers' 2018 African Digital Media Awards in five categories.

Spree will disappear as Superbalist wins the battle of the brands

2018-09-10 14:07

Spree and Superbalist announced their merger in June – and the Superbalist brand is the one that will stay standing.

New CEO for Media24 as Weideman announces retirement

2018-07-31 17:10

A former political journalist and editor of You and Drum, Weideman held the CEO position of Africa’s largest media company for almost eight years.

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