2013 May

19 May: Sanef saddened to hear of the sudden death of Vuyo Mbuli

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) is deeply saddened by the sudden death of Vuyo Mbuli, a much-loved and respected journalist. Mbuli, 46, reportedly collapsed while watching a rugby match between the Cheetahs and the Reds at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on Saturday evening. He was treated…

16 May: Pan African Parliament Press freedom campaign

The SA National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) welcomes the decision of the Pan African Parliament at a meeting at Midrand on May 15 to launch a continent-wide campaign to promote and protect press freedom and persuade African governments to abolish criminal defamation and “insult” laws as well as other laws which…

02 May: Sanef condemns police arresting and assaulting photographer

02 May 2013 The SA National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) condemns the actions of police in Oudtshoorn who on Tuesday night arrested a journalist, photographer Hein Coetzee of Die Son newspaper, on charges of crimen injuria and riotous behaviour which it appears have been dropped. Coetzee was covering a mob attack…