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President Zuma calls emergency meeting on Lesotho
President Zuma calls emergency meeting on Lesotho

PRETORIA: The political situation in Lesotho will come under the spotlight again when the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regional leaders gather for an emergency meeting in Pretoria this afternoon, 15 September.

15 Sep 2014 11:53

Right2Know Campaign releases its 2014 'Secret State of the Nation' report
Right2Know Campaign releases its 2014 'Secret State of the Nation' report

What is telling is that the compilation of the report itself has been hampered by secrecy... information that would help inform a public debate on various issues, remains secret.

10 Sep 2014 08:42

Will broadcasting history repeat itself?
Will broadcasting history repeat itself?

Thinking of the Snuki Zikalala example: If Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds President Jacob Zuma, can he, given his apparently sincere convictions about media and broadcast freedom, retain Hlaudi Motsoeneng at the SABC?

By Ed Herbst 3 Sep 2014 09:13

Born Frees positive about SA despite socio-economic challenges - TNS South Africa
Born Frees positive about SA despite socio-economic challenges

With various opinions existing around the importance of the Born Free generation's vote, market research company TNS's Metro OmniChek survey sought to shed some light on their socio-political behaviour and perceptions.

Issued by TNS South Africa 2 Sep 2014 10:20

Anton Harber
Absurdity rules the day in justice as in headlines

Craig Williamson, who sent the bomb that killed activist Ruth First in Maputo in 1982, walks free... Pallo Jordan, who lied about having a doctorate, has withdrawn from public life...

By Anton Harber 29 Aug 2014 06:28

Mbete may suspend EFF members from Parliament
Mbete may suspend EFF members from Parliament

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she has asked Members of Parliament belonging to opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), to give reasons why they should not be suspended for disrupting the National Assembly last week.

27 Aug 2014 06:57

Government policy must stimulate growth, not stifle it
Government policy must stimulate growth, not stifle it

'I'm happy I started my business under apartheid' - Herman Mashaba at Accelerate Cape Town AGM.

20 Aug 2014 12:36

DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC
DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC

NEWSWATCH: The Democratic Alliance's court bid to have SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed 'shames' him and the SABC, according to his lawyer, reports BD Live. Other reports follow...

20 Aug 2014 07:15

DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today
DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today

The Democratic Alliance's action to have the SABC's COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed from his position begins in court today... (video)

By Staff Reporter 19 Aug 2014 10:07

Presidency and M&G in court again
Presidency and M&G in court again

The five-year court battle between the Mail & Guardian and the Presidency over access to a report (commissioned by Thabo Mbeki) on the 2002 election in Zimbabwe is going back to court...

By Franny Rabkin 14 Aug 2014 08:17

Anton Harber
Does a liar as a source ever deserve protection?

It is easy to review ethical decisions in journalism with hindsight, when one has the luxury of time to wonder whether a choice made under pressure was the correct one...

By Anton Harber 8 Aug 2014 05:48

SABC staff need protecting
SABC staff need protecting

In an editorial opinion piece, BD Live says SABC staffers risk being caught up in the fallout from the bigger issues besetting the national broadcaster.

30 Jul 2014 05:34

Motsoeneng stares down Malema
Motsoeneng stares down Malema

Julius Malema has threatened a mass action ... to burn television licences on the SABC's doorstep. Hlaudi Motsoeneng is unfazed, apparently.

29 Jul 2014 07:16

EFF condemns coverage cut
EFF condemns coverage cut

The Economic Freedom Fighters say they are being excluded from the main programs of the public broadcaster.

28 Jul 2014 07:46

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