A Zanu-PF insider and security agent said editor Edmund Kudzayi was viewed as a security threat.
Newspaper posters continue to fascinate collectors, for their social commentary as much as for their wit.
South Africa's latest media mogul, Iqbal Survé plans to set up newspapers in other vernacular languages.
The pressure has long been on for the company to realise its full potential and satisfy shareholders.
Mr Mogopodi sold newspapers outside Kagiso. Until one day, he disappeared.
Not since the xenophobic attacks of 2008 have South Africa's underlying and unresolved patterns of violence burst as clearly into the open.
It is a widely held view that newspapers are dying, but a R2.4-billion bid for Independent News & Media South Africa may change investors' minds.
Outside South Africa, investigative reporters are excelling at probing social issues. Gill Moodie reports.
Newcomers and smaller publications have surpassed big-name media organisations this year as winners of the coveted Pulitzer Prize.
The Mail & Guardian continues to post growth in an environment of general decline, the latest ABC results show.
Competition regulators are gearing up to investigate allegations of collusion in the newspaper printing industry.
Chris Roper had to pretend that tabloid newspapers were unequivocally good things, bringing a valuable voice.
The New Age newspaper finally hit the streets on Monday, with editor Henry Jeffreys saying it was not an ANC mouthpiece.
Zimbabwean police have arrested the editor of a newspaper that alleged that "war veterans" were recruited for senior posts ahead of elections in 2011.
The Sunday Times, South Africa's biggest weekend paper, will be introducing a Zulu edition, it was reported on Tuesday.
The long-awaited print launch of the New Age did not take place on Wednesday, coinciding with the resignation of five key staff members.
Five senior staff members of the New Age newspaper's editorial team, including editor-in-chief Vuyo Mvoko, resigned on Tuesday.
A new independent daily in Zimbabwe published its first issue on Friday, in a sign of the government's easing of harsh media restrictions.
Google has offered publishers a way to attract paying subscribers without having to remove their content from Google News search results.