Censorship

R2K to protest SABC pulling ‘The Big Debate’

The Right2Know Campaign will organise a protest at the SABC's Johannesburg offices over the cancelling of current affairs talk show "The Big Debate".

Media blackout for Tanzania minister, director

Media organisations will not publish anything from Tanzania's information department in protest of three local newspapers being banned.

Shange censored by SABC for anti-ANC views, says Wasp

The SABC censored Workers and Socialist Party spokesperson Liv Shange because she is anti-ANC, alleges the party.

Jo’burg Art Fair censorship: Artists back each other up

The redeeming factor of the Jo'burg Art Fair was seeing one artist stand up for another, writes Percy Zvomuya.

Hungary’s culture is being crushed or co-opted

The 'patriotic' culture war being waged by the government may force the closure of one of Hungary's leading arts academies

Reporter arrested for porn after criticising Zambia’s president

Zambia's police have charged a journalist with having porn on his computer in an apparent crackdown on media critical of the state, says his lawyer.

Durban film festival: How to ban a movie

The outcry over the banning of the film "Of Good Report" has left the Film and Publication Board fighting to defend its decision.

Durban film festival: Censors shut down opening film

The opening film of the Durban International Film Festival, "Of Good Report", has been effectively banned by the Film and Publication Board.

Jia Zhangke: I’ll break China’s silence

Jia Zhangke challenges his compatriots’ deeply ingrained reluctance to speak about injustice and uses his films to ­feature them.

Anne Frank’s diary isn’t pornographic – it just reveals an uncomfortable truth

Instead of banning the diary from schools, as Gail Horalek would like, we should teach girls not to be ashamed of their bodies.

Burma gets steamed up by sex education magazine

Burma's first sex education magazine has got the usually demure nation hot under the collar as it explores new-found cultural freedom.

Chinese weekly to publish ‘as normal’ after censorship threats

A Chinese newspaper at the centre of public protests about government censorship will publish as usual following reports of a deal to end the row.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories