Independent Newspapers

Iqbal Survé threatens to ‘expose’ M&G

South Africa's newest newspaper proprietor, Iqbal Survé, threatened to expose the Mail & Guardian – which he said might be "controlled by the CIA".

Government fund buys 25% stake in Independent News

The Government Employees' Pension Fund is to acquire a 25% stake, worth about R500-million, in Independent News and Media SA, reports Business Day.

Speculation circles around Motsepe’s big announcement

Patrice Motsepe is set to make a historic announcement - and speculation is rife it might be about the purchase of Independent Newspaper Group.

Newspapers take ban on Krejcir’s appeals to ConCourt

The media have gone straight to the top in its bid to gain access to the refugee status appeal hearing of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir.

Press ombud confirms rise in newspaper complaints

The Press Council's Ombudsman has reported to editors a 70% increase over the last three years in the number of complaints about newspaper reports.

Ombud: DA complaint is Independent’s business, not ours

The press ombud has distanced himself from a tiff between DA leader Helen Zille and Independent Newspapers over an ANC centenary celebration feature.

Pluralism is a bigger priority than press ownership

There's renewed focus on newspaper ownership by the ANC, even as they're becoming less hardline about the Media Appeals Tribunal and the Secrecy Bill.

Court halts newspaper report on crime intelligence

The <i>Sunday Independent</i> was on Friday interdicted from publishing information on appointments in the crime intelligence division of the SAPS.


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