The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Parliament says it will be lodging a formal complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) against the African National Congress (ANC) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), for what it calls a race baiting by the two political parties. The move follows the infamous[…]
Tributes are pouring in for broadcaster and journalist, Karima Brown. Brown passed away from COVID-19 related complications. She anchored eNCA’s weekly show ” The Fix ” and was also a regular political commentator on the channel. Former Cape Times Editor and colleague, Ryland Fisher, says she will be missed .[…]
The ANC will conduct nationwide pickets against the scourge of racism. They will be picketing at eNCA offices and other centres. The governing party is upset over eNCA management’s defense of the organisation’s political journalist, Lindsay Dentlinger. Dentlinger sparked a public uproar when video footage of her asking Black Members[…]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) will soon request a meeting with eNCA management to discuss allegations of censorship against the television news broadcaster. Former eNCA political reporter Samkele Maseko made the allegations. In a drawn out war on social media, Maseko alleged that then head of News Kanthan[…]
eNCA and the African National Congress have settled their dispute following a meeting held on Wednesday. The meeting comes after an on-air altercation between the ANC’s Jessie Duarte and political reporter Samkele Maseko. During the meeting eNCA re-stated its position that it will continue to ask tough questions of all[…]
The ANC has fiercely defended deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte over a public altercation with a journalist. In a recorded interview, Duarte criticised eNCA reporter Samkele Maseko for asking “attacking” questions and accused him of intimidation. Duarte said Maseko “had a habit of intimidating everybody – a habit of making people[…]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has condemned “inflammatory remarks” made by EFF leader Julius Malema on social media about eNCA, which has led to threats being made against journalists working at the broadcaster. Earlier this week, Malema took to Twitter accusing eNCA of advocating an “anti-black agenda” and[…]
The eNCA newsroom is split over the decision taken by a line editor to remove footage of reporter Nontobeko Sibisi wearing a doek (scarf) off air. In leaked emails, Sibisi is seen to challenge the decision and ask why the doek, which was worn for her Africa Day coverage, was[…]
eNCA senior anchor Andrew Barnes on Thursday issued a public apology for mocking Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s pronunciation of the word “epitome”. “I am grateful for this opportunity to apologise for the comment I made on News Day on Wednesday afternoon. I made fun of the education minister’s pronunciation[…]
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