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25 Oct 2019

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Who 'run the world' in SA's #WomensMonth social media coverage?Article

Meltwater has been monitoring the #WomensMonth conversations on social media in South Africa to see if girls truly 'run the world' in a month dedicated to them...

16 Aug 2019

President mulls national registry for protection orders
President mulls national registry for protection ordersArticle

Government needs to examine the possibility of introducing a national registry for protection orders, says President Cyril Ramaphosa...

2 Nov 2018

Parliament slams 'Caster Semenya regulations'
Parliament slams 'Caster Semenya regulations'Article

Parliament has joined South Africans in condemning what it has described as the discriminatory regulations passed by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) allegedly targeted at South African athlete Caster Semenya...

30 Apr 2018

Committee sets deadline to axe Icasa chairman
Committee sets deadline to axe Icasa chairmanArticle

Convicted fraudster Rubben Mohlaloga has been given five days to say why he should not be removed from his post as chairman of the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa)...

Nick Hedley 28 Feb 2018

Fatima Vawda, founder of 27four Investment Managers, receiving the Comair Outstanding Woman in Business Award. Image by Julian Cole.
Here are the 2017 BBQ Awards winnersArticle

The 16th instalment of the BBQ Awards was held at Emperor's Palace, Ekurhuleni late last week...

25 Oct 2017

Zuma vote of no confidence allowed in secret
Zuma vote of no confidence allowed in secretArticle

NEWSWATCH: The secret ballot voting on the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma has been granted by National Assembly Speaker, Baleka Mbete, the eNCA and News24 have reported...

7 Aug 2017

Gigaba to sell off assets to fund SAA bail-out
Gigaba to sell off assets to fund SAA bail-outArticle

The government is identifying state assets it can sell to offset its recent R2.2bn bail-out for South African Airways (SAA) and so ensure the cash injection has no effect on the 2017-18 budget...

24 Jul 2017

Social media analysis report on RSA protest actions - Part 2
Social media analysis report on RSA protest actions - Part 2Article

Following the recent cabinet reshuffle and subsequent downgrade of South Africa's economic rating, there has been a surge in the number of public tweets and posts on related topics...

Issued by Praesignis 8 Jun 2017

Budget gap makes Parliament sweat
Budget gap makes Parliament sweatArticle

Parliament is facing a "nightmare" cash crunch that could result in the institution freezing new hires and possibly retrenching some staff...

Khulekani Magubane 31 May 2017

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Sanef expresses concern over media freedomArticle

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has expressed its concern regarding a spate of incidents that have the potential to erode media freedom in South Africa...

2 May 2017

SAA will soon have a new CEO, says Gordhan
SAA will soon have a new CEO, says GordhanArticle

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan expects to finalise the process of appointing a new CEO for SAA by the end of the month...

Linda Ensor 24 Mar 2017

Committee quashes hopes of inquiry into Prasa
Committee quashes hopes of inquiry into PrasaArticle

ANC members of the parliamentary portfolio committee on transport dashed hopes of a parliamentary inquiry into Prasa in a bizarre about-turn on Tuesday, citing the dissolution of the agency's board...

Khulekani Magubane 15 Mar 2017

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Farm attacks, murders to be debated in parliamentArticle

Parliament is expected to hold a debate on farm attacks and murders, the FF Plus said. National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete had reversed her recent decision not to allow a debate on the matter...

10 Mar 2017

Presidents and pioneers honoured at the National Business Awards
Presidents and pioneers honoured at the National Business AwardsArticle

The 14th annual National Business Awards gave business and government leaders the red carpet treatment, when they gathered to honour South Africa's most innovative and fast-growing companies...

Issued by Topco Media 18 Nov 2016

SAA's just-in-time annual reports excludes a crucial element
SAA's just-in-time annual reports excludes a crucial elementArticle

SAA managed to table an abridged and provisional report on its 2014-15 financial statements shortly before the expiry of its deadline. The financial statements, however, do not include the critical report of...

Linda Ensor 19 Sep 2016

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#WomensMonth: The other VerwoerdArticle

Bearing the name of the so-called architect of apartheid can't be easy for anyone in the political arena, but Melanie Verwoerd has earned her stripes...

Nicci Botha 29 Aug 2016

Gordhan flays Denel, SAA placed on notice
Gordhan flays Denel, SAA placed on noticeArticle

The tit-for-tat exchange between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the board of directors of state-owned Denel intensified...

Linda Ensor 5 May 2016

#Trending: Best. Meme. Ever. #10ParliamentMinutes
#Trending: Best. Meme. Ever. #10ParliamentMinutesArticle

It's been a week when global and local news and politics intersected to keep South Africans glued to their televisions and trigger fingers on their social media buttons...

Louise Marsland 8 Apr 2016

Agriculture sector seeks R12bn in state aid to save farmers from ruin
Agriculture sector seeks R12bn in state aid to save farmers from ruinArticle

The drought-ravaged agriculture sector would need R12bn in government support over three years if it were to return to pre-drought levels of food security...

23 Feb 2016

#Trending: Can you do the SONA?
#Trending: Can you do the SONA?Article

From a new song and dance from the EFF, to marketing memes and new social media records, #SONA2016 was a riot - thankfully only figuratively speaking, this year...

Louise Marsland 12 Feb 2016

KZN premier's office warns of fake social media accounts
KZN premier's office warns of fake social media accountsArticle

DURBAN: The office of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has joined the list of officials and government departments who have had fake social media accounts created in their names.

Genevieve Quintal 9 Jul 2015

Jamming not a political decision, says Mahlobo
Jamming not a political decision, says MahloboArticle

State Security Minister David Mahlobo says it was not an executive or political decision to use a cellular network jamming device that disrupted the start of SONA last week...

Wyndham Hartley and Paul Vecchiatto 20 Feb 2015

Ed Herbst
Brand and newspaper sales... When the customer isn't kingArticle

'People should buy the newspapers they trust and part of that derives from a feeling of some certainty that you will find in your newspaper a reflection of the world as you see it...' - Peter Bruce

Ed Herbst 17 Feb 2015

ANC top brass 'pushed Zuma' to ditch SABC boss Ellen Tshabalala
ANC top brass 'pushed Zuma' to ditch SABC boss Ellen TshabalalaArticle

The ANC's hand in the resignation of Ellen Tshabalala from the SABC is shown in minutes of a meeting of the party's top decision-making body...

Bianca Capazorio and Sibongakonke Shoba 24 Dec 2014

The best and the worst...from Google's Top 10, to a really bum idea...
The best and the worst...from Google's Top 10, to a really bum idea...Article

Whatever our field, there are campaigns, adverts, articles that we love to remember, and others we would rather forget. But no one will let us... (videos)

Rod Baker 15 Dec 2014

The 13% liar
The 13% liarArticle

SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala scored a pathetic 13% in a labour relations course, was barred from re-registering for a diploma course at Unisa... and lied under oath in Parliament...

4 Dec 2014

Porn on pause
Porn on pauseArticle

NEWSWATCH: Icasa has been ordered to review its decision to licence three porn pay channels, reports BD Live, the SABC chair's court action against an inquiry into her qualifications is a 'red herring'...

4 Nov 2014

SABC head set to face committee
SABC head set to face committeeArticle

Today, the portfolio committee on communications holds a hearing into allegations that South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala misrepresented her qualifications to Parliament...

14 Oct 2014

Pressing financial problems for SA Express, SAA
Pressing financial problems for SA Express, SAAArticle

State-owned airline South African Express Airways is in an "extremely difficult financial position" and requires government financial assistance to prepare its 2013/14 annual financial statements Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown told Parliament.

Linda Ensor 1 Oct 2014

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

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

Inauguration plans at an advanced stageArticle

Preparations for the inauguration of Jacob Zuma as President of the Republic of South Africa are at an advanced stage, Acting Government spokesperson Phumla Williams said.

22 May 2014

Anton Harber
Survé right to worry over figures of his papersArticle

Iqbal Survé, executive chairman of Independent News & Media, is correct to be concerned about his papers' declining circulation and it is good to hear his commitment to reinvest in print and develop his company's online presence. What is less clear is why he chose to dismiss the editor of one of his better newspapers, the Cape Times.

Anton Harber 13 Dec 2013

Gold Fields' shares drop amid various allegations
Gold Fields' shares drop amid various allegationsArticle

As the JSE's all share index has claimed record highs almost weekly since the beginning of the year, shares in mining company Gold Fields have halved in value on the back of a struggling gold price and heightened labour tensions.

Sikonathi Mantshantsha 30 Sep 2013

Marion Scher
When the call comes... Pick upArticle

The phone call that no CEO wants to get is the one with the name Carte Blanche attached to it. Immediately the antennae go up - why do they want to talk to us? What do they know we don't?

Marion Scher 24 Oct 2012

Former Deputy President appointed to APRM panel
Former Deputy President appointed to APRM panelArticle

Former Deputy President, Baleka Mbete, has been appointed to serve on the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Panel of Eminent Persons.

31 Jan 2012

Deputy President seeks Soweto's 2010 support
Deputy President seeks Soweto's 2010 supportArticle

The stakes have been raised. The country's top leaders are finally stepping out of their luxury offices' comfort to seek the much-needed support of the people on the ground for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2010 FIFA World Cup, which critics of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) believe, are being poorly marketed.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 15 Apr 2009

Guinness World Record hat-trick for Provantage EventsArticle

Provantage Events was tasked to add special flair to the 20th Anniversary of World Aids Day for Khomanani, held at Sahara Kingsmead stadium last year. The event was made even more historic by the creation of the world's largest pledge ribbon.

Issued by Provantage Media Group 15 Apr 2009

Deputy President in drive to rally support for FIFA Confederations Cup 2009Article

In a drive to promote the upcoming FIFA Confederations Cup 2009, encourage maximum attendance at the tournament and galvanise support for the national team Bafana Bafana, the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Ms Baleka Mbete, will on Tuesday 14 April 2009 visit SAFA House and Soweto.

9 Apr 2009

Deputy President concerned at slow ticket salesArticle

Deputy President Baleka Mbete voiced her concerns over the slow ticket sales for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup at press briefing on Thursday, 19 March 2009, and is appealing to Africans to support the event.

Neo Semono 20 Mar 2009

Nigeria, SA launch Presidential investment councilArticle

A Joint Presidential Advisory Council on Investment was launched by Nigeria and South Africa on Tuesday, 24 February 2009, to encourage investment between the two countries.

25 Feb 2009

Investment in African Agenda tops SA, Sweden meetingArticle

PRETORIA: SA Deputy President Baleka Mbete met her Swedish counterpart Deputy Prime Minister Maud Olofsson, Monday, 12 January, to build support for investment in the African Agenda.

12 Jan 2009

Investment in African Agenda tops SA, Sweden meetingArticle

Deputy President Baleka Mbete met her Swedish counterpart Deputy Prime Minister Maud Olofsson, Monday morning, to build support for investment in the African Agenda.

12 Jan 2009

SA, Nigeria commit to fast track trade, economic relationsArticle

South Africa and Nigeria have committed to fast track trade and economic relations between both countries at the South Africa-Nigeria Bi-National Commission (BNC), Tuesday, 9 December.

Luyanda Makapela 10 Dec 2008

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