Multichoice opens up bidding for news channel

Naspers-owned MultiChoice announced on January 31 that it was looking for a black-owned media company to replace ANN7’s slot.

UN: Libya slave auctions may be crime against humanity

CNN aired footage last week of an apparent live auction in Libya where black men were presented as farmhands and sold off for as little as $400.

Trump body-slams, punches CNN in latest tweet

The footage is a short, modified clip of Trump’s cameo at WWE WrestleMania, dating back to 2007.

Date for CNN’s final Piers Morgan show still not determined

CNN has not announced the final broadcast of "Piers Morgan Live" after the TV network canned the British journalist's prime-time talk show.

CNN to axe Piers Morgan talk show

CNN has decided to end the marquee prime-time talk show hosted by veteran British journalist Piers Morgan.

Feeding frenzy in the world’s newest country, Sudan

As South Sudan begins its journey towards development, the rest of the world is descending in droves. Kevin Bloom and Richard Poplak report.

Houston’s fans encouraged to watch funeral on TV

Music greats and Hollywood icons joined family members of Whitney Houston at a church in her hometown to pay tribute to her a week after her death.

World leaders condemn attacks on journalists in Egypt

The United States on Thursday condemned a "concerted campaign" of intimidation against international journalists covering the unrest in Egypt.

London developer sells Twitter account to CNN

After setting up Twitter's most popular account to monitor breaking news, a London web developer has now sold ownership back to CNN.

Going from e to C(NN)

CNN journalist Nkepile Mabuse speaks to Kwanele Sosibo about representing Africa to the United States.

Chaos hits new British airport terminal

The opening day of Heathrow airport's new Terminal Five descended into chaos on Thursday, with flights cancelled, baggage delayed and long queues, while protesters rallied against further expansion. British Airways, the only airline using Terminal Five, was forced to cancel 34 flights and apologise for "teething problems".

Israel continues Gaza strikes after deadly blitz

Israeli war planes on Tuesday carried out raids on the north of the Gaza Strip, killing two Palestinians and wounding two others, a Palestinian medical source said. Israel had vowed on Monday to keep hitting Gaza, even as troops pulled out of the Hamas-run territory after clashes that killed more than 120 Palestinians and dealt a blow to peace talks.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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