The Cape Town Press Club is excited to announce their newly elected 2019 committee.
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.
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.
French Ambassador Aurélien Lechevallier on the French Presidency of the European Union and its relationship with Africa
Barry Streek Memorial Lecture by Gwen Lister on the complicated relationship between journalism and activism
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