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Ntshingila joins MultiChoice as SuperSport boss

Former Absa chief marketing and communications officer Happy Ntshingila has been appointed as SuperSport’s new CEO, the sports channel said on Tuesday. Ntshingila would report to the MultiChoice SA group CEO Imtiaz Patel, SuperSport spokesman Clinton van der Berg said in a statement

Fired for tweeting

SuperSport has let go of rugby commentator Andrew (Tank) Lanning after he revealed market-sensitive information about the company on popular social media platform Twitter. The broadcaster’s communications manager

SuperSport’s Patel to succeed Letele at MultiChoice

SuperSport CEO Imtiaz Patel will succeed Nolo Letele as group CEO of pay-TV broadcaster MultiChoice on 1 October. Letele, who was due to retire later this year, has been named as executive chairman of MultiChoice SA. Announcing the changes on Thursday, a MultiChoice spokesman says the board had agreed on an executive chairmanship to “meet the challenges faced by the underlying entities”.

SuperSport lands HD soccer deal

MultiChoice is cementing its dominance in local sports broadcasting. Its subsidiary, SuperSport, will launch a new, dedicated, high-definition football channel, SSHD2, on 13 August, offering all…

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