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An unidentified hacker group has made most of the South African Press Association’s archives publicly available and searchable for free, violating the copyright of new owner Sekunjalo Investment Holdings. The group says

After almost 77 years of providing constant news coverage, the South African Press Association has turned off the lights. The announcement in late February that the country’s only independent news wire service was closing shop left many saddened, shocked and

The Independent media group has stopped paying its fees to the South African Press Association (Sapa), Grubstreet reported on Friday. Quoting two unnamed sources, the media blog reported on that Independent, a funding member of Sapa, had not paid its

Media24’s digital division,, is launching a news wire service next month, it announced on Thursday. The new service would be called News24Wire with syndication and access being handled by Gallo Images, Media24 said in a statement. A national reporting team

The African News Agency, which plans to syndicate stories across the continent, will open its doors in March, founding CEO Chris Borain said on Tuesday. “With Sapa terminating its services on 31 March, we intend to

The South African Press Association (Sapa), the news agency that has been in operation for the past 76 years, will close its doors at the end of March, its editor, Mark van der Velden, announced on

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