28 media companies in the dock for cartel conduct

Dstv, Media 24, Mail and Guardian, SABC, Primedia among those fingered

R2bn offer for stake in Caxton ends years of squabbling

Confusion over Remgro's role cleared.

Caxton raises stake in Times Media

The acquisition of Mvelaphanda's shares has led to speculation about a revival of merger plans.

Caxton increases share stake in Times Media Group

Caxton's shareholding in Times Media Group has increased with its acquisition of Mvelaphanda Holdings' 7.3%.

Media merger gets the nod (terms and conditions apply)

A merger between Media24, the Paarl Media Group and the Natal Witness has been conditionally approved by the competition tribunal.

Community papers a battlefield

Opposition to the merger of <em>The Witness</em> and Media24 has shed light on shady practices in the community newspaper sector.

KZN’s Witness acquisition probed

Media24's proposed purchase of KwaZulu-Natal's <em>The Witness</em> is being scrutinised for anticompetitive effects by the Competition Commission.

Caxton, Naspers go another round

South Africa's two largest listed media companies take each other on before Icasa.


State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs