Film And Publications Board

Spectre of an online content censor looms

The Film and Publications Board has selectively released a contentious draft policy for original content distributed online in South Africa.

Film Board could contest Of Good Report unbanning

The Film and Publications Board will wait til end of August to decide on contesting the Appeal Committee decision to unban the film, Of Good Report.

Child porn amendment fazes censors

The first movie to be banned since 1994 is the victim of a vague law driven by 'moral panic', writes Shaun de Waal.

‘The Spear’: It’s classified, and now up to the ombud

While meeting over "The Spear", the Film and Publications Board has astonishingly seemed to imply it is obliged to suppress political criticism.

Classification of ‘The Spear’ unnecessary, says lawyer

The Goodman Gallery's lawyer says there is no point to the Film and Publication Board classifying "The Spear" since it has been defaced and removed.

Defaced, but not defeated: Spear survives to fight another day

The Film and Publications Board had a late night scratching their heads over what to do about the artwork showing the president in a state of undress.

Women’s league condemns ‘depraved’ videotape rapists

The African National Congress Women's League has expressed outrage, anger and disgust at the gang rape of a 17-year-old Soweto teenager.

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Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

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Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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