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Gareth Cliff’s legal team on Monday afternoon confirmed that Advocate Dali Mpofu has been appointed as the lead attorney in the defamation case he is threatening to file against M-Net. News that Cliff intended filing a R25m lawsuit against M-Net for

Gareth Cliff is reportedly suing M-Net for R25m. According to a report by eNCA on Monday morning, the ex-Idols judge is taking the South African broadcaster to court for wrongful dismissal. Cliff was axed as a judge on the reality singing competition after a Twitter frenzy

Naspers-owned video-on-demand platform ShowMax has reached a deal with Internet service provider MWeb in terms of which users will get three months of “free” ADSL along with three months of complimentary access to ShowMax. The offer is

Television in South Africa turns 40 years old on Tuesday. The SABC TV service marks its 40th anniversary since the very first nationwide broadcast on 5 January 1976 when Dorianne Berry and Heinrich Marnitz welcomed viewers to the “opening night” of TV in the country

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

I can claim no special insight into the machinations at the ANC national general council. A seasoned political reporter once told me that no one knows what’s going on inside that famously broad church. And she was known for her ANC insight and contacts. Even Thabo Mbeki, despite his hold over

In a resounding black economic empowerment success story, the value of the 20% investment in MultiChoice South Africa by BEE shareholders has increased by 20 times. The shares are currently trading around R170 each and, including total dividends paid to date of just

The television entertainment industry in South Africa is in for significant disruption in the next 18 months. And couch potatoes look set to be the biggest beneficiaries as competition intensifies between traditional broadcasters and new Internet streaming providers

Depressed economy? What depressed economy? MultiChoice, which owns DStv, M-Net and SuperSport, has turned in another strong financial performance for the year ended 31 March 2015

Riding high on the growing fortunes of Tencent, in which it holds a 34% stake, Naspers smashed through the R2 000/share barrier in morning trading on the JSE on Monday. It’s the first time the technology and media giant has reached the R2 000/share milestone