Media Appeals Tribunal

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.

Pallo Jordan opposes media tribunal

ANC veteran Pallo Jordan has criticised his party's media appeals tribunal plans and the Protection of Information Bill at a debate.

‘The media is kak’

Corné and Twakkie fight for your right to blissful ignorance.

Remarkable change in SA’s civil society

<strong>Richard Calland</strong> says: "Something potentially very remarkable, and very significant, is happening to civil society in South Africa"

‘The right to know is a fundamental right’

Hundreds of people participated in a march through Johannesburg on Tuesday to commemorate Media Freedom Day.

Government builds bridges with media

At a critical meeting with the media, Kgalema Motlanthe said a review of the Press Ombudsman would influence a decision on the Media Appeals Tribunal.

Bigwigs gather for press freedom indaba

A "jovial" two-day indaba between government and the media has kicked off, with promises by Kgalema Motlanthe not to undermine press freedom.

ANC declines invitation to Unisa media debate

The African National Congress turned down an invitation to attend a debate on media freedom hosted by the University of SA in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Ombud: ANC finds ‘scapegoat’ in print media

The ANC had newspapers in its sights because it is the one section of the media not under its control, press ombudsman Joe Thloloe said on Tuesday.

Nzimande warns of ‘huge liberal offensive’

Print media in SA was a threat to democracy, South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande said in a report published on Tuesday.

European ruling seen as victory for media freedom

As the draft Protection of Information Bill makes its way through Parliament, a different judgement was made in the European Court of Human Rights.

If only stories had just two sides

The <i>New Age</i>'s ad campaign nicely sums up its avowed editorial standpoint, as well as the sadly limited philosophy of its de facto master.


Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

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Slice of life: Living her own life again

'It was hard to survive without performance'

Press Releases

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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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories