Publishers are citing tough financial circumstances as the reason for retrenchments, blaming the shift to online consumption of news. Instead of seeking new business models, journalists are being laid off.
A group of men armed with crude weapons made their way through the inner city, breaking and looting, in the wake of police raids in which refugees and other migrants were rounded up and their goods confiscated at gun point.
In this week’s cartoon, the Ramaphosa leaks expose an ANC whose internal democracy is chronically up for sale – even if the latest buyers of presidential power were a more “respectable” bunch than the flagrant looters who preceded them.
South Africa’s most decorated Olympian is in an unusual position, being handed defeats and having to fight for medals. He showed his class in Gwangju while not 100% fit, but youngsters like Kristof Milak are a challenge.
The former Bafana Bafana coach resigned after the Africa Cup of Nations high, with South Africa knocking out hosts Egypt and reaching the last eight. For the next coach to succeed, a lot needs to change.