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Anonymous goes after Gupta websites

Hacktivist group Anonymous Africa said it was attempting to down websites of Gupta-linked media outlets ANN7 and The New Age on Wednesday. Earlier on Wednesday, Anonymous Africa

Oakbay responds to Anonymous attacks

Oakbay Investments, whose dominant shareholders include the Gupta brothers, has acknowledged that hackers have targeted its websites. Hacktivist group Anonymous Africa said via

Gupta firm’s shares plunge 91%

Gupta-owned Oakbay Resources and Energy’s share price plummeted by more than 90% on the JSE on Wednesday, the same day that hackers attacked the company’s websites and shut them down, although the two incidents

Union demands Telkom CEO’s head

The Communication Workers Union has called on the ANC to stop job losses in state-owned enterprises. In a memorandum handed over to an ANC official at the party’s Luthuli House

Union wants ANN7 bailout

The Communication Workers Union on Thursday said it wanted business owners to take over Gupta-owned news channel, ANN7. “Let it be a South African-owned company. So we will be engaging with various business people to ensure that we save jobs at ANN7,” union

ANN7 workers fear not being paid

There was fear and uncertainty among staff at Gupta-owned broadcaster ANN7 after they were told that they might not be getting their salaries. An employee at ANN7, who asked not named, said that staff were frightened and had been job hunting without any luck

Why did the Guptas head for the exit?

So, the Gupta brothers have called South Africa quits. Although it is not really surprising, as virtually everyone but the president and his family have taken a hostile stance against the family, the swiftness of their departure has raised a few eyebrows

Icasa rejects all five new TV applicants

Communications regulator Icasa has rejected all five applicants, including the Gupta-controlled Infinity Media Networks, that were seeking new free-to-air television broadcasting licences in South Africa

Julius Malema bars Gupta media

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema warned that Gupta-owned media such as ANN7 and The New Age will not be welcome at his party’s events. “Gupta must leave the

Free-to-air broadcasters to feel the squeeze

The percentage of television households in South Africa relying on free-to-air terrestrial services will fall by almost a third in the next three years as pay-satellite, pay-terrestrial and streaming alternatives continue to grow. Research firm Dataxis predicts

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