Is public broadcasting doomed to failure in southern Africa? Natasha Joseph looks at the power of government to influence television news VUYO MVOKO KNOWS more about doing his job at gunpoint than most journalists would like to.
South Africa's minister of finance Pravin Gordhan is again on a collision course with the country's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations. The row has unsettled the country's already shaky currency, the rand. It's also prompted a group of senior academics from four universities to pen an open letter.