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And now for the Gupta news

The influence of the powerful and politically well-connected Gupta family is set to grow this year with the addition to its media portfolio of a 24-hour news channel on the continent-wide DStv satellite platform, and a new prime-time slot on SABC. The owners of

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Zille wants New Age probe

The Democratic Alliance wants a commission of inquiry to probe funding of The New Age newspaper, party leader Helen Zille said on Wednesday. “I have today written to President Jacob Zuma to request that he appoint a judicial commission of inquiry, headed by a retired judge, to investigate the funding of The

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Pule’s policy panel meets

The information and communications technology (ICT) policy review panel appointed in November by communications minister Dina Pule met last Thursday and Friday in Pretoria to map out its work, divide up responsibilities and to design an approach to tackling the review process. The panel

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Guptas score in Telkom bonanza

Telkom agreed to sponsor a series of 12 breakfast events hosted by The New Age newspaper this year for a whopping R1m/breakfast, correspondence in TechCentral’s possession shows. The sponsorship, for the 2012/13 financial year, marks the second year the fixed-line operator has paid

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Who was invited to Padayachie roundtable

Communications minister Roy Padayachie hosted technology industry leaders at a roundtable on Friday to discuss ways of growing the sector and creating jobs. Here’s who attended the event

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Lazarus Zim is new Telkom chairman

It’s official! Businessman Lazarus Zim is Telkom’s new nonexecutive chairman, replacing Jeff Molobela. He has been appointed to the position for a 12-month period by government