Cape Town Press Club
The Cape Town Press Club is non-profit, voluntary organisation…
Established in 1975 for free speech...
Our speakers are among the most influential people in the country…
A platform to address the media
A strictly non-partisan platform for headline-makers…
Freedom of the press
Supporting investigative journalism and stimulating public discussion…
Journalist Brendan Boyle, a former chairperson of the Cape Town Press Club, has died in Cape Town after a long struggle with cancer.
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.
The Cape Town Press Club condemns in the strongest possible terms the seven-year-jail sentences handed down on Monday by a Myanmar court on Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28.
Club sets the record straight once again as previous co-chair tilts at windmills in the Cape Times.