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MultiChoice pulls the plug on ANN7

MultiChoice admitted on Wednesday that “mistakes” were made in contractual negotiations with the formerly Gupta-owned 24-news channel ANN7 and that the agreement will be terminated when the deal expires in August 2018. The channel

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MultiChoice to open probe into ANN7 deal

MultiChoice on Friday morning said that it is aware that its deal with ANN7 has caused “real public concern”. The broadcaster’s board has instructed its audit and risk committees to probe the contract. In a statement, MultiChoice

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DA wants parliamentary probe into ANN7 deal

The Democratic Alliance has called on MultiChoice to publish the contracts it entered into with the Gupta-owned 24-hour news channel ANN7 along with the record of negotiations with the channel. It also wants parliament to

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DStv must pull plug on ANN7, Outa says

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) said on Thursday that it has written to DStv parent MultiChoice, asking it to pull the plug on ANN7, the 24-hours news channel carried on its pay-TV platform. The

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MultiChoice faces backlash over ANN7 payments

MultiChoice has denied it signed a revision to an agreement with formerly Gupta-owned 24-hour news channel ANN7, in terms of which it would pay the channel R150m/year. But the news that it has been paying the channel at

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