Journalists

A letter to Ciham Ali, in an Eritrean jail on her birthday

Ciham Ali was born in the United States and moved to Eritrea with her family. When Ciham tried to leave, she was arrested at the border. After eight years, Human Rights Watch have called for her release

Shaun Johnson: Charm without the smarm

The Weekly Mail hired him to get the training project off the ground; he did much, much more than that, writes Irwin Manoim

Myanmar grants jailed Reuters journalists amnesty

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were mobbed by media as they stepped out of Yangon's notorious Insein prison after their lengthy detention

Free press development impeded by crackdowns

Governments and civil societies need to be vigilant in supporting a free press, even while it is still developing

SA drops in World Press Freedom rankings

South Africa has dropped three places in the Press Freedom Index

Little difference between politicians and journalists

'​The relationship between politicians and journalists is, or rather ought to be, adversarial'

Sanef seeks legal advice to protect journalists

The decision was taken after the forum's council meeting following the EFF's decline of a request to meet with the editors

Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova murdered

Viktoria Marinova is the third high-profile journalist to be killed in the European Union in the past year, and the fourth since the start of 2017

South African phones targeted by notorious ‘governments only’ spyware

Journalists warned to be extra-vigilant with their digital security

Turkey acquits top journalist in ‘espionage’ case

Erdem Gul, the Ankara bureau chief of the opposition Cumhuriyet daily, was acquitted by the Istanbul criminal court

Shivambu apologises for scuffle with journalist

Video evidence shows Netwerk 24's Adrian de Kock being cornered by the EFF's deputy president and a man who appeared to be his bodyguard.

SA journos have more pals than enemies

Speaking up is well and good, but politicians must also act to halt the assault on media freedom

Latest

WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

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

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