Kuben Naidoo reflects on Black Wednesday at SANEF gala dinner

19 October 2019, 10:31 AM
The South African National Editors’ Forum on Friday its annual fundraising dinner to commemorate the anniversary of Black Wednesday. Kuben Naidoo, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, says Black Wednesday marks one of the darkest days for media freedom in the history of South Africa.
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The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has called on members of the public to report all acts they perceive as corruption.

Natu calls on Education Department to pay Grade 1 teachers 20 January 2018, 8:03 AM

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Rustenburg police struggling to deal with crime 20 January 2018, 7:59 AM

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Kimberley residents march against femicide, women abuse 19 January 2018, 9:33 PM

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Hoërskool Overvaal pupils receive trauma counselling 19 January 2018, 8:24 PM

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SA learners in International Moot Court Competition 19 January 2018, 3:12 PM

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SABC admits failure to comply with own editorial policy 19 January 2018, 2:33 PM

The SABC News and Current Affairs division assures the public that the News and Current Affairs Division adheres to our policy of journalistic integrity and editorial independence.

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Madikizela-Mandela ordered to pay Mandela estate legal costs 19 January 2018, 12:21 PM

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N West teacher’s alleged murderers to apply for bail 19 January 2018, 12:18 PM

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Nelson Mandela Metro dismisses claims of Listeriosis 18 January 2018, 6:20 PM

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Human Rights Watch (HRW), Southern Africa Director, Dewa Mavhinga says the Life Esidimeni deaths have been the standout issue of human rights violations in the past year.

E Cape officials arrested for fraud 18 January 2018, 3:21 PM

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