The Sunday World says it is subjecting its reporters to a polygraph test. This follows Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe’s recent statement in which he alleged that he had paid a R70 000 bribe to two reporters.
The Sunday World is demanding an apology from Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe over his statement that he paid two of its journalists not to publish a story over his alleged extramarital affair with a student.
Mineral Resources and Energy Department Minister Gwede Mantashe has denied bribing two journalists to squash a story about his alleged extramarital relationship.
The Tiso Blackstar Group has announced that its tabloid newspaper, Sunday World, will be shutting down.