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Training the NPA’s next prosecutors

The aspirant prosecutors programme, on hold for years because of lack of funds, has started up again, creating a pool of future prosecutors

Set a podcast to catch a rape suspect

In just four episodes, Deon Wiggett was able to talk about his rape, tackle the institutions that protect perpetrators and secure an arrest

Rugby and rainbows

Reflecting on white joy, black celebration, and the meaning of the Springbok win at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Editorial: Journalism keeps up the good fight

In the wake of Black Wednesday, South African media continued to fight for the right to do their job

JB Marks Municipality in the North West placed under administration

The municipality, that includes Potchefstroom and Ventersdorp, had been placed under administration as per a provincial executive committee decision

Digital pioneer whose kindness stood out

Matthew Buckland, 1974-2019

SA editors launch defamation claim against Bell Pottinger over ‘WMC’ campaign

The campaign, which was found to be racially divisive, was aimed at manipulating public opinion using social media

News24 apologises to Michael Holding for ‘failure’

Over the weekend, one reader posted an article that contravened the press code, now News24 is left to pick up the pieces.

‘Probe MultiChoice and Naspers’

An ex-minister claims Koos Bekker is passing the buck as he ‘pushed aggressively’ to get encryption dropped

Letter to the editor: M&G article on Naspers conflates two unrelated matters

Naspers is being vilified for handling its tax affairs like any multinational corporation would, writes Media24 CEO Esmaré Weideman.

Historic news wire agency Sapa to close down

News wire service, the South African Press Association, will send out its last story at midnight on March 31 2015, its board said on Thursday.

Moneyweb to sue Fin24 for alleged plagiarism

Moneyweb is suing Fin24 for alleged copyright infringement, plagiarism and unlawful use of Moneyweb's content.

News24 hits the two million mark

In a major coup for online media, local giants News24 hit the two million mark on local users for the first time in the industry on Thursday.

SA web users flock to local news site

<i>News24</i>, the breaking news service in the stable, has become South Africa's first website to record more than one million unique South African visitors in a month. But is <i>News24</i>'s achievement an indicator that South Africa is more digitally developed than previously believed?

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High court grants Dlamini-Zuma leave to appeal adverse ruling on tobacco ban

The court held that the ongoing state of disaster meant there was public interest in the legal test applied to measures taken to contain the pandemic

Concourt to hear Zondo commission’s application for contempt order against Zuma on March 25

The former president has one week to file answering papers in the application that also seeks a prison sentence imposed on him

Koko maintains he had no idea he was exchanging emails with a man likely to be Salim Essa

On his fourth appearance before the commission, the former Eskom CEO maintains he was tricked into sharing company information with a third party

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