OPINION I Power FM debacle: An opportunity missed by Ramaphosa or an unwillingness to be held accountable?

2019-12-03 15:57

By withdrawing from the Chairman's Conversation on Power FM, President Cyril Ramaphosa missed an opportunity to take the nation into his confidence and be accountable for a number of issues bedeviling South Africa, writes Lukhona Mnguni .

Ramaphosa pulls out of PowerFM Chairman's Conversation

2019-11-28 18:33

President Cyril Ramaphosa has decided to withdraw from this year’s Chairman’s conversation hosted by Gauteng radio station, Power FM.

Rupert's interview provides hard lessons for those willing to take them

2018-12-06 10:41

South Africans have a choice: either they dismiss the "condescending" Rupert (who is he, after all, to tell black people what to do with their hard-earned creditworthiness?) or take the hard lesson, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

'Apology, no insult intended': Johann Rupert takes to Twitter to apologise for comments made in PowerFM interview

2018-12-05 17:34

Multi-billionaire and business mogul Johann Rupert has apologised on Twitter, saying he didn't mean to offend anyone, following comments he made in a PowerFM interview.

#TotalShutDown urges Johann Rupert to cancel Chairman's Conversation appearance over Mkhari's assault allegations

2018-11-30 06:34

The #TotalShutDown movement has written to businessman Johann Rupert asking him to cancel his appearance on Power FM's Chairman's Conversation over allegations that Given Mkhari, the chairperson of the station's parent company, assaulted his wife.

Founder of Power FM Given has taken leave from work after arrest

2018-07-18 11:58

NPA is looking into a matter of alleged domestic violence against Given Mkhari

PowerFM boss Given Mkhari and wife withdraw assault charges against each other

2018-07-16 11:31

A radio mogul and his wife - who had been both arrested after they opened charges of assault against each other - have subsequently dropped the charges


Power FM chairperson responds to Ramaphosa cancellation: 'We have the right to privacy'

2019-11-28 20:49

Power FM chairperson Given Mkhari has explained events leading up to the cancellation of the Chairman's Conversation after President Cyril Ramaphosa bowed out at the last minute.

Decoding Johann Rupert: Given Mkhari weighs in

2018-12-10 14:40

SA multi-billionaire Johann Rupert's remarks in a discussion at a PowerFM event last week has drawn responses from South Africans which show that the country still has "deep racial and class" divisions, host Given Mkhari has said.

We should all be Iman Rappetti

2018-12-06 09:23

When Iman Rappetti stood up to Given Mkhari and Johann Rupert during the Chairman's Conversation at her own expense she did what others in the room failed to do, writes Tshidi Madia.

Johann Rupert branded arrogant, racist: 'I can't be Father Christmas for the whole of South Africa'

2018-12-05 07:50

One of South Africa’s richest businessmen, Johann Rupert, has been accused of being arrogant, racist and suffering from cognitive dissonance during an event hosted by PowerFM.

PowerFM boss Given Mkhari, wife assault matters withdrawn – NPA

2018-08-03 17:33

Court matters against PowerFM boss Given Mkhari and his wife Ipeleng have been withdrawn in the Randburg Magistrate's Court, says the National Prosecuting Authority.

PowerFM boss Given Mkhari and his wife appear in court for assault

2018-07-16 17:21

Radio mogul Given Mkhari and his wife Ipeleng have appeared in the Randburg Magistrate's Court for separate cases of assault, according to the National Prosecuting Authority.

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