Unisa staffer who manufactures fake news could face criminal, hate speech charges

2018-11-16 05:47

A social media law specialist says the people targeted by university employee William Ramatseba's website might have civil and criminal claims against him.

EXPOSED: The Unisa employee who manufactures fake news to divide SA

2018-11-15 06:17

A News24 investigation has revealed that a Unisa office administrator is the author of several disinformation websites.

Sanef concerned by Sisulu backing Tanzania on detention of journalists traveling on tourist visas

2018-11-14 15:59

The South African National Editors Forum has expressed concern over government’s response to authorities detaining journalists in Tanzania.

WATCH: 'Looming threat' of media laws in Africa

2018-11-13 08:06

Communications expert Maria Sarungi Tsehai from Tanzania talks about the climate of fear amongst the journalist community. Watch the video

'There is really nothing to worry about'- Mboweni on his recent social media posts threatening war against editors

2018-11-10 20:39

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) says it is deeply disturbed by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s social media posts threatening war against editors.

SA journalist Angela Quintal, colleague back in their hotel in Tanzania, but without passports

2018-11-08 07:41

Angela Quintal and her colleague Muthoki Mumo were detained overnight by Tanzanian authorities but are now back in their hotel, the Department of International Relations has confirmed.

Confusion over whether SA journalist Angela Quintal, colleague have been released after issuing SOS from Tanzania

2018-11-07 22:25

There is confusion around whether or not well-known South African journalist Angela Quintal and her colleague have been released after appealing for help on social media, saying they had been taken for interrogation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Unesco tracks inquiries into journalist killings

2018-11-07 08:00

The UN's culture and education watchdog says it has created a database for tracking investigations into the murders of journalists around the world as calls rise for authorities to be held accountable for attacks on the press.

Saudi sisters seeking political asylum in US found dead: Kingdom denies involvement

2018-11-03 20:49

Bodies of Tala and Rotana Farea were found taped together at a riverbank in New York without obvious signs of trauma.

PIC wades into Tiso, Independent row - calls for ceasefire

2018-10-26 12:36

The Public Investment Corporation has for the first time weighed in on the ongoing spat between media companies Tiso Blackstar and Independent Media, dismissing recent claims that it had ever approached Tiso in terms of managing Independent.


Journalist Thandeka Gqubule gives EFF one week to prove apartheid spy claims, or pay up

2018-11-15 10:41

Veteran journalist, and one of the "SABC 8", Thandeka Gqubule has given the EFF one week to prove allegations that she and Anton Harber were apartheid-era Stratcom spies.

Shivambu appears before Parliament's ethics committee over attack on journalist

2018-11-14 16:42

EFF deputy leader and the party's chief whip in the National Assembly, Floyd Shivambu, has appeared before Parliament's ethics committee for attacking a journalist.

Committee to Protect Journalists disappointed by SA govt's response to Quintal, Mumo's detention

2018-11-13 12:15

The Committee to Protect Journalists has expressed outrage at the treatment of its Africa programme coordinator Angela Quintal and sub-Saharan Africa representative Muthoki Mumo by the Tanzanian government.

SA journalist Angela Quintal and colleague were detained in Tanzania for working while on tourist visas - govt

2018-11-12 15:44

South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo were arrested in Tanzania because they were working while in the country on tourist visas, Tanzanian authorities have told the SA government.

UPDATE: SA journalist Angela Quintal, colleague left Tanzania safely - CPJ

2018-11-08 15:04

South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo have safely left Tanzania after being detained, says the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Trump clashes with 'rude, terrible' CNN reporter

2018-11-07 22:56

A visibly angry President Donald Trump branded CNN's White House correspondent Jim Acosta a "rude, terrible person" and an "enemy of the people" in a testy exchange on national television Wednesday the day after America's midterm elections.

It's not always what it seems: False flags, parody accounts and social media

2018-11-07 14:43

A "false flag" campaign tries to give the appearance that a particular person or group of people is responsible for conduct perpetrated by others.

SABC to announce findings of sexual harassment inquiry

2018-11-06 05:09

The SABC is expected to announce the findings and recommendations of a commission of inquiry into allegations of sexual harassment at the broadcaster.

Sanef mourns the death of editor and journalist Moses Moyo

2018-10-26 17:17

The South African National Editors Forum has extended its condolences to the family of Inner City Gazette editor and journalist Moses Moyo following his sudden passing.

Independent Media confirms restructuring amid talk of job cuts

2018-10-25 16:26

Independent Media has kicked off a restructuring process affecting multiple divisions, in a bid to "streamline operations and optimise its efficiencies", it told Fin24.

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