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Politicians war over spend on Gupta paper

The war of words between communications minister Faith Muthambi and Democratic Alliance MP Gavin Davis continued over the weekend over allegations by Davis that government is directing a disportionate amount of

New Age hits back over Telkom report

The New Age CEO Nazeem Howa hit back on Monday morning at a weekend newspaper report that partially state-owned telecommunications operator Telkom was its top advertiser. “It’s similar to the patronising and racist mindset of some of opposition politicians who imply that the senior executives

Telkom splurges millions on Gupta paper

Telkom invested R34m in advertising in The New Age newspaper from December 2011 to November 2012, City Press reported on Sunday. The most recent Nielsen Adex report revealed that Telkom, which is 39,8% owned by the government, was the top advertiser in The New Age during

And now for the Gupta news

The influence of the powerful and politically well-connected Gupta family is set to grow this year with the addition to its media portfolio of a 24-hour news channel on the continent-wide DStv satellite platform, and a new prime-time slot on SABC. The owners of

Guptas score in Telkom bonanza

Telkom agreed to sponsor a series of 12 breakfast events hosted by The New Age newspaper this year for a whopping R1m/breakfast, correspondence in TechCentral’s possession shows. The sponsorship, for the 2012/13 financial year, marks the second year the fixed-line operator has paid