Africa’s first dual-language mobile novel, Kontax, has grabbed the attention of local tech-savvy youth by offering an intriguing tale packaged in a highly accessible, exciting format. The story is available in English and isiXhosa.
On 27 October South Africa's minister of finance, Pravin Gordhan, introduced the National Treasury’s 2009 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement. Read the full text of Gordhan's speech, and download all the Medium Term Budget documents.
South Africa’s media enjoys a robust press freedom, and can rely on the protection of the Constitution whenever threats to that freedom appear. This was the main message of Media Freedom Day on 19 October.
October is the month for print media, photographers and web journalists to apply for accreditation for the 2010 Fifa World Cup final draw week, a four-day event to be held in Cape Town in early December.
With the 2010 Fifa World Cup only eight months away, the tournament’s organising committee has invited the media to register for accreditation, a process that will run from 5 December to 31 January 2010.