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SA editor’s forum ropes in independent auditors to probe SABC8 donations

JOHANNESBURG, January 25 – The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) on Friday appoints an independent auditor to Investigate the alleged R100,000 donation reported to have been paid by Bosasa Operations to a crowdfunding campaign for a group of eight journalists who were suspended from the public broadcaster. TimesLIVE reported on Tuesday that Bosasa – now […]

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Absolutely no public interest in media publishing Agrizzi’s affidavit, says Zondo

JOHANNESBURG, January 22 – Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo on Tuesday reprimanded the media for publishing the contents of the affidavit of former Bosasa chief operations officer-cum-whistleblower, Angelo Agrizzi, saying that there was “absolutely no public interest” in revealing the details that were soon going to be public anyway. Sunday newspapers reported extensively on Agrizzi’s […]

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Brown and Gigaba back under the spotlight as parliamentary inquiry adopts Eskom

PARLIAMENT, November 28 – The parliamentary inquiry into Eskom recommends in its final report that former ministers Lynne Brown and Malusi Gigaba be summoned to appear before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture to explain their failings as shareholder representatives in the period corruption flourished at the country’s parastatals. “The committee recommends that […]

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EFF snubs Sanef invitation to discuss threats against journalists in South Africa

PORT ELIZABETH,  November 28 – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have snubbed a meeting request from the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) to discuss threats and intimidation levelled against journalists. The request to meet follows EFF leader Julius Malema’s inflammatory remarks, Sanef said in a statement on Tuesday. Sanef said it asked for a […]

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Manyi says he dismantled a ‘mini VBS’ at GCIS

JOHANNESBURG, November 15 – Businessman Mzwanele “Jimmy” Manyi on Wednesday slammed Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) acting boss Phumla Williams’ evidence against him at the state capture inquiry, saying he got rid of corruption which Williams was part of. The former owner of the now defunct The New Age newspaper and ANN7 news channel was supposed […]