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Ex-Vodacom boss now Barclays Africa deputy CEO

A former Vodacom executive, who was once also CEO of the SABC, has been named as a deputy CEO of Absa parent company Barclays Africa Group. Barclays Africa said in a statement to shareholders on Friday that

New station head for 702

Gauteng-based talk radio station 702 has a new station manager. Thabisile Mbete is taking the reins from the long-serving Pheladi Gwangwa. Gwangwa, who is a lawyer by training, joined Primedia Broadcasting in 2003

Supreme court to hear signal jamming case

Media houses and other organisations challenging the signal jamming during the state of the nation address in February and parliament’s policy on broadcasting have been granted leave to appeal the matter at the supreme court of appeal, an attorney for the applicants tweeted on Thursday

Parliament’s TV policy questioned in court

Media houses and other parties are asking the Western Cape high court to find that a clause in parliament’s broadcasting policy is unconstitutional and invalid because it does not allow the public to view all activities on the floor. Steven Budlender, for the applicants

Parliament feed: media groups lose court bid

The Western Cape high court on Tuesday dismissed an urgent interim application for an order enforcing uninterrupted audio and a wide-angle shot of the parliamentary chamber during disruptions. Judge Owen Rogers delivered the order within a few minutes

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IMAX set to return to Gauteng

Cinema chain Ster-Kinekor has announced plans to build its first new IMAX theatre in Gauteng, at a Pretoria mall. It’s the second IMAX theatre to be opened in South Africa following the launch last year of the first such facility at the Gateway Theatre of Shopping

What tech will be allowed in Oscar trial

The high court in Pretoria set numerous conditions on Tuesday for media houses to broadcast the murder trial of paralympian Oscar Pistorius. Judge Dunstan Mlambo ruled that the media be allowed to broadcast live transmissions and delayed extracts

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