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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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

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