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The fuss over Ayo Technology

The Public Investment Corp and African Equity and Empowerment Investment Group, Sekunjalo’s listed vehicle, value Ayo Technology Solutions at a healthy R14.8bn. The market values it at R11.3bn, which, while substantially

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And so Iqbal Survé’s unicorn died

After initially approving the controversial listing of Sagarmatha Technologies, a collection of small e-commerce companies huddled together with 55% of Independent Media, the JSE has rescinded its approval. According to the JSE

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Gupta firm CEO supports SABC protests ban

The SABC is right to implement a ban on showing visuals of violent public protests, says Oakbay Investments chief executive officer Nazeem Howa. In an interview about his company’s controversial

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Survé settles with former editor

After more than two “stress-filled and anxious” years, sacked Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois on Monday said she is satisfied with her last-minute settlement offer from Independent Newspapers

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Hacker group publishes Sapa archive

An unidentified hacker group has made most of the South African Press Association’s archives publicly available and searchable for free, violating the copyright of new owner Sekunjalo Investment Holdings. The group says

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Now TMG enters digital wires fray

Just weeks after the not-for-profit South African Press Association (Sapa) announced it would close its doors at the end of March, three prospective new commercial news…

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Independent said to stop Sapa payments

The Independent media group has stopped paying its fees to the South African Press Association (Sapa), Grubstreet reported on Friday. Quoting two unnamed sources, the media blog reported on BizNews.com that Independent, a funding member of Sapa, had not paid its

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Survé seeks to plug gap left by Sapa

The African News Agency, which plans to syndicate stories across the continent, will open its doors in March, founding CEO Chris Borain said on Tuesday. “With Sapa terminating its services on 31 March, we intend to

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