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After more than two “stress-filled and anxious” years, sacked Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois on Monday said she is satisfied with her last-minute settlement offer from Independent Newspapers

Around 200 people marched in Cape Town on Saturday to demand lower mobile call rates and media transformation. The group blew whistles as they marched down Long Street and carried signs stating “Free Set Top Box” and

Campaigners will march across South Africa this weekend to demand cheaper and broader access to communications, with march organisers saying government has “handed the democratising power of telecommunications to

The South African Press Association will be reconstituted and commercially revamped which will include an expanded shareholder base, its board announced on Monday. “The intentions are that the independent domestic wire service’s 76-year-old nonprofit business model

Sekunjalo Investment Holdings has made a bid to acquire the news agency operations of the South African Press Association (Sapa) in order to form a new company with participation by other media houses, its chairman announced on Monday. “We intend to take Sapa into territory

The Movement for Transformation in Media in South Africa called for a probe on Monday into the transformation of Times Media Group. “We have seen a concerted effort by the largely white-owned and -run media houses, in this case specifically the TMG, to discredit black business

Independent Newspapers boss Iqbal Survé on Thursday accused rival Times Media Group of a “dirty tricks” campaign to rob his group of revenue and readers, after laying criminal charges against one of its editors and a reporter. Sekunjalo Investments, which Survé chairs, brought the charges

The Competition Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Independent News & Media South Africa by Sekunjalo Independent Media, it was announced on Sunday. The final transfer of ownership was expected to be completed on 15 August, Independent South Africa CEO Tony Howard said in a statement. The approval of the deal was subject

Independent Newspapers has confirmed reports that its popular IOL website came under a sustained denial-of-service attack on Wednesday, apparently by a group calling itself Anonymous Africa. The website, one of South Africa’s most popular general news sites, was unavailable for