2015 July

27 Jul: Sanef outraged by attack on PE journalist

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) is outraged and deeply disturbed by the violent attack of Daily Sun journalist Luvuyo Mehlwana in Port Elizabeth’s Northern Areas this morning. Mehlwana was covering a protest march by parents against the Eastern Cape Education Department when the march turned violent. The parents…

22 Jul: Sanef reaction to Nkandla visit – 22 July 2015

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) is disappointed by the limited access granted to journalists during an oversight visit by an ad hoc committee of Parliament to the private residence of President Jacob Zuma at Nkandla. Journalists were only allowed access to the section of the property whereupon 21…

17 Jul: Sanef condemns arrest of Zambian Editor

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) strongly condemns the arrests on Thursday July 16 of Fred M’membe, the founder and editor-in chief of The Post newspaper in Lusaka, Zambia. M’membe was arrested together with journalist Mukosha Funga. The police had also summoned a third reporter, Kombe Mataka, but she…