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No treason charge for protesting students

Pretoria – Contrary to allegation doing the rounds that there were Cape Town students who were charged with Treason following the mayhem at the Parliament on Wednesday, the management of the police and the Hawks would like to set the record straight and dispel such malicious rumours. During the illegal protest which saw students forcing their way into the Parliament premises, six students were arrested and were detained at Cape Town police station. They will appear before the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, facing…

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Kopiereg-Wetsontwerp hou onheilspellende gevolge vir kunstenaars in

Die nuwe Wetsontwerp op Kopiereg hou omvattende onheilspellende gevolge in vir alle kunstenaars in Suid-Afrika en kom daarop neer dat ʼn lied soos Steve Hofmeyr se Pampoen eendag outomaties aan die staat gaan behoort as die sanger nie meer daar is nie, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor handel en nywerheid. Die sinistere wetsontwerp is verlede maand stilweg in die Staatskoerant gepubliseer. Dit bevat verskeie kommerwekkende aspekte, waarvan die belangrikste die oorerwing van kopiereg na die staat is Adv. Alberts…

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SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

SA Government, media must work together: Deputy Minister

Pretoria – Deputy Minister in The Presidency for Planning, Performance, Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Buti Manamela, says there is room for media and government to work together towards a sustained developmental agenda for the continent. He said with the introduction of social media, ordinary citizens are no longer passive consumers of news and information. “In South Africa, we are looking forward to media as a social partner that will help focus the nation’s attention and energies on the implementation of the National Development Plan and…

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SAUK minag Afrikaanse TV-kykers

SAUK minag Afrikaanse TV-kykers Die VF Plus gaan vrae in die parlement en in die portefeuljekomitee vra oor die swak programbeplanning by die SAUK wat tot die verwarrende rondskuif van programme en die opskorting van die Afrikaanse nuus gelei het. Dit sal ook vrae behels oor die advertensieskade wat die korporasie gelei het deur hierdie ondeurdagte skuiwe. Afrikaanse televisie-nuuskykers het nog verstaan dat hulle tydelik moet skuif om plek vir die Wêreldbekersokker te maak. Maar daar is nooit gesê dat die Afrikaanse TV-nuus op SABC2…

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SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true

SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true Johannesburg, 26 June 2014-The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would like to express its misgivings on the article published today on TV with Thinus, an online publication, which claims to do news and analysis on South African Television. The Cape Town based self-proclaimed TV critic, Mr. Thinus Ferreira’s article is questionable and is perceived by the SABC as a move to cause confusion and to some extent instigate racial and linguistic divisions. The article alleges that SABC…

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