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Botswana’s media is in crisis

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Pippa Green announced as new press ombud

The renowned journalist and writer has held senior editorial positions in both print and broadcast media

Media24 and HuffPost to end SA partnership

The companies launched HuffPost SA as a partnership in November 2016

Press Council appoints new executive director

​The Press Council of South Africa has announced that Latiefa Mobara has been appointed as its new executive director

ANC: Devious or Dim?

The ANC claims they're vindicated by a Press Council verdict on a recent M&G headline. Play "Devious, or Dim?". You be the judge.

South Africans don’t complain much, press commission told

The number of complaints to the press ombud in South Africa is relatively low, the Press Freedom Commission has been told.

Zapiro slams new press code

The cartoonist believes it is too prescriptive and ignores the creative freedom of artists.

Revamp press code, team proposes

But council reiterates the importance of self-regulation to uphold standards.

Press Council hits back after ANCYL attack on ombud

An ANCYL attack on the press ombud is aimed at boosting a bid by a faction of the ANC for a media appeals tribunal, the Press Council said on Tuesday.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it