The Cape Town Press Club’s long-term benefactor, Bennie Rabinowitz died on Tuesday, May 9, at the age of 89.
The funeral of our much loved past Chairperson Donwald Pressly will be held on Saturday 5th November at 11:00 am
Donwald Pressly, long-time chairperson of the Cape Town Press Club, died in the early hours of Thursday morning after a long illness. He was 59.
The Cape Town Press Club notes with alarm the action of former President Jacob Zuma in bringing a criminal prosecution against respected News24 journalist and author Karyn Maughan for doing her job.
The Cape Town Press Club mourns the passing of Alderman Clive Keegan, who played a significant role in the life of the Cape Town Press Club.
By Donwald Pressly
The Cape Town Press Club pays tribute to two distinguished South African journalists, Val Boje and Allan Greenblo, who have recently died and who brought much credit to their profession.
The Cape Town Press Club joins the nation in mourning the passing of veteran journalist Karima Brown after a battle with Covid-19. Her contribution to the journalistic profession was immense and she has left a mark on the history of SA journalism.
The Cape Town Press Club mourns the loss of cameraman and journalist Lungile Tom, who passed away after testing positive for Covid-19.
We continue to hold thumbs that the national lockdown will have the desired impact of mitigating the spread of Covid-19. It was surely done in the nick of time. I hope you are safe and in good health. It was the correct choice that days before the announcement of the...
Shaun Johnson served as deputy editor and political editor of the Johannesburg Star and was also the editor of titles including the Cape Argus and Saturday Star. In 2003, he was appointed deputy chief executive of Independent News & Media South Africa and was the founding chief executive of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation in Cape Town.
The Cape Town Press Club mourns the loss of veteran journalist Rex Gibson, the last editor of the well-regarded Rand Daily Mail. We send our condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.
The Cape Town Press Club mourns the loss of veteran journalist, Ben Said
The annual Barry Streek Memorial Lecture was delivered by Press Ombudsman, Pippa Green on June 27 at the Cape Town Press Club. The lecture centered around freedom of the media in a changing South Africa: the role of self-regulation.
The Cape Town Press Club is excited to announce their newly elected 2019 committee.
South Africa’s new Press Ombudsman: How do we keep the media free? The role of self-regulation and the Ombudsman.
Nigel Murphy, a founding member of the Cape Town Press Club and who served as its chairman in the early 1990s, died at his Kenilworth, Cape Town, home this morning, 4 June 2019. He was 82.
The Cape Town Press Club mourns the tragic and untimely passing of Anton Steenkamp, well known Labour Court Judge. Anton was on a long-planned tour of Africa with his wife when he was bitten by a black mamba on Monday, which proved fatal.
Journalist Brendan Boyle, a former chairperson of the Cape Town Press Club, has died in Cape Town after a long struggle with cancer.
Cape Town Press Club News: A flying start to 2019.
Detention by Tanzanian authorities of the South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo
The Cape Town Press Club condemns in the strongest terms the detention by Tanzanian authorities of the South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo on Wednesday evening.
International pressure must be kept up on on the United States, of which Khashoggi is a citizen, and on the governments of Turkey and Saudi Arabia to solve the mystery of Kashoggi’s disappearance.
This week, an Istanbul court of appeals upheld the life sentences without parole handed down to four journalists in February this year. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, which regularly conducts prison censuses, Turkey remains the world’s leading jailer of journalists with 73 currently behind bars.
The Cape Town Press Club appeals to the board to do everything in its power to rescue the SABC without axing journalists.
Cape Town Press Club stands in solidarity with Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand after police shut down panel discussion.