Browsing: SABC

In-depth
Commission must probe Zupta broadcasting deals

Much dust has been kicked up over MultiChoice’s channel agreements with the SABC and the Guptas’ ANN7 television news channel. The claim is that these parties colluded in a form of state capture and corruption to their mutual

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Maroleng to start work at SABC: report

Chris Maroleng has officially been appointed as the new chief operating officer of the SABC and will start work on 1 February, SABC News Online reported on Tuesday. His appointment comes despite apparent objections

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Icasa agrees to probe MultiChoice payments

The council of communications regulator Icasa has agreed that the broadcasting and telecommunications regulator will investigate a complaint lodged by the Democratic Alliance against MultiChoice about payments to

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MTN’s Chris Maroleng to be named SABC COO

MTN group executive for corporate affairs Chris Maroleng soon will be named to the key position of chief operating officer of the SABC. Sunday World reported that Maroleng would take fill the position, replacing the controversial

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 200 – ‘Double century’

Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg celebrate the 200th episode of TalkCentral. In the podcast this week, they chat about the dramatic fall in EOH’s share price and why it happened. Also this week, MultiChoice’s troubles over its channel supply

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Naspers can’t investigate itself: Yunus Carrim

Former communications minister Yunus Carrim has fired a broadside at Naspers and its chairman, Koos Bekker, saying the media group can’t investigate itself over allegations that it used commercial contracts to sway government

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DA gives poor grades to ICT ministers

In its annual assessment of the cabinet, the Democratic Alliance has given poor grades to the ministers of communications and telecommunications & postal services. South Africa’s largest opposition party scored telecoms

In-depth
Koos Bekker vs Yunus Carrim

Given the explosive allegations made in the last two weeks regarding the basis for the contract between ANN7 and Naspers’s subsidiary MultiChoice, Moneyweb attempted to get the previous communications minister, Yunus

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