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Times Media Group has poached respected News24 editor-in-chief Andrew Trench to be its new digital editor. Trench will drive the digital content strategy for the group’s online titles, including TimesLive, SowetanLive and and BDLive. “Andrew is an editor we have had

South Africa’s highly competitive subscription video-on-demand (VOD) landscape has claimed its first victim. Less than a month after Netflix announced it was expanding to markets across the world, including South Africa, Times Media Group has shuttered Vidi

Telkom will have an agreement in place with a preferred video-on-demand (VOD) provider by early in the new year, according to group CEO Sipho Maseko. “We are making good progress,” he said

Times Media Group’s largest shareholder, Blackstar, has tabled a nonbinding expression of interest in buying the 67,5% of the shares in the media company it doesn’t already own. At the same time – but in an unrelated move – Blackstar has said it is in talks to buy a 22,9% stake in listed

Times Media Group (TMG) is under investigation for allegedly trading during a closed period, when directors are not allowed to trade in shares, Business Report reported on Monday. “We are aware of this matter and are investigating accordingly,” JSE head of investigations Eure Saaiman was quoted as saying

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has decided not to support the buyout of media and entertainment group Avusa by the Times Media Group, it was reported on Tuesday. The PIC, a 17% shareholder in Avusa, said as a “concerned shareholder” it was worried about Avusa’s underperformance