The Highway Africa Conference is a project of Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa), in partnership with Telkom, Absa Barclays and MTN. Over the years the conference has been at the […]
Russia, Turkey and South Africa expressed outrage on Monday over revelations that Britain and the United States spied on foreign delegates at G20 meetings in London in 2009. Agence France […]
The ability of South African journalists to expose corruption and other criminal activities in their nation is under considerable threat following the passing of the Protection of State Information Bill […]
The Sunday Times takes exception to Communications Minister Dina Pule’s unusual press conference today in which she accused this newspaper of running a deliberate smear campaign against her, orchestrated by […]
High quality investigative journalism is spreading around the world. One country where it has put down strong roots, despite an often hostile environment, is South Africa. The depth of reporting […]
Allegations that South Africa’s warm-up matches before hosting the 2010 World Cup were fixed will be discussed with the country’s sports minister and top football official at FIFA on Friday. […]
As outsiders, we have always admired the level of freedom British journalists enjoy while carrying out their work and admired the quality of journalism that follows. What’s more, African journalists […]
Media representatives from around the world have descended in droves on Pretoria Magistrate’s Court to catch every detail of this week’s bail hearing. Broadcast, print and social media are replete […]
AngloGold Ashanti has been charged with contaminating water and “ongoing pollution” in Stilfontein by the Federation for Sustainable Environment. Water is spilling in an area of dolomitic rock, which affects the […]
Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has admitted that the arrest of Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika was wrongful. ”This was a full-frontal assault on the freedom to report on corruption […]
The FAIR Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Sunday 28 October 2012 in Johannesburg. Registration is open for ‘Power Reporting 2012: the African Investigative Journalism Conference’, to be hosted […]
South African journalists and civil society groups were uneasy this month amid rumors that the Protection of State Information Bill, commonly known as the Secrecy Bill, would pass the Upper House […]
FAIR members Stefan Hofstatter, Mzilikazi wa Afrika and Rob Rose, based at Sunday Times investigations, walked away with three awards for ‘Shoot to Kill: Inside a South African Police Death […]
Some of the miners killed in the 16 August massacre at Marikana appear to have been shot at close range or crushed by police vehicles.
A proposed law threatens journalists who work outside the mainstream of print and TV, writes Vinayak Bhardwaj and Stefaans Brummer in the Mail & Guardian.
President Jacob Zuma must demand that charges against Mail & Guardian editor Nic Dawes and two journalists be dropped, a lobby group said on Friday.