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SA Newsmakers of 2014

Here they are, TechCentral’s South African Newsmakers of 2014. These are the individuals, in ascending order from five to one, who we believe were the most newsworthy in the technology and telecommunications space this year, for good reasons and bad. Also, check out our International Newsmakers

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Sanef welcomes e.tv news review

The decision by e.tv to review its editorial management practices was welcomed by the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) at the weekend. “Council has noted developments regarding allegations of editorial interference at eNCA implicating politicians, shareholders and

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Shaik, rattle and roll in SA broadcasting

The Shaik brothers have a candid way of expressing themselves. Back in 2004, during the trial of Schabir Shaik, we heard from his personal assistant, Bianca Singh, how he complained of being at the beck and call of politicians. Singh told the court that Schabir

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HCI partnership ends in tears

The meeting, which was tightly packed into the eighth-floor boardroom of Hosken Consolidated Investments, left some minority shareholders unhappy over certain corporate governance issues and with lingering questions over

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Bronwyn Keene-Young quits e.tv

E.tv chief operating officer Bronwyn Keene-Young has quit following the resignation earlier this week of CEO Marcel Golding. Keene-Young, who is married to Golding, reportedly handed in her resignation on Wednesday in a strongly worded letter that slams

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Marcel Golding quits as e.tv CEO

Chief executive of e.tv and eNCA Marcel Golding announced his resignation to staff on Monday, the broadcaster reported. He informed staff that he had no choice but to resign, but added that the fight was not over yet

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Marcel Golding suspended from e.tv parent

Hosken Consolidated Investments, in a surprise move late on Wednesday, announced that it had suspended its executive chairman Marcel Golding pending a disciplinary hearing into “gross misconduct”. Golding was not immediately available for

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Carrim deserves another term as minister

In the days following this week’s general election – the most interesting since 1994 – the focus will shift to who president Jacob Zuma will name to his new cabinet. Whatever shuffling he decides to do, he should leave the communications portfolio in the hands

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TechCentral’s best-read stories of 2013

Another year is behind us, and 2013 was another important one in South Africa’s technology industry. We know what our favourite stories were in 2013, but which articles did you, TechCentral’s readers, click on the most. These are the pieces, in ascending order from 10 to one, that generated the most

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SABC tears into Platco over OpenView HD

The SABC has torn strips off new free-to-air satellite television platform Platco Digital, which plans to launch OpenView HD in mid-October, denying that it plans to carry its three television channels on the new platform. In a harshly worded statement, the SABC says

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