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ANN7 sacrificed to save MultiChoice ‘mistake-men’

MultiChoice was equally clear about the consequences of its 'mistake' — when ANN7’s contract ends in August, it will be dropped from DStv

‘ANN7 served as a front to defraud the state’— EFF

​The EFF on Wednesday welcomed Naspers' MultiChoice's decision to rid itself of Gupta-linked ANN7

Sygnia boss sues Manyi for concerted ‘smear campaign’

It began on August 1 when Manyi posted a link to CNBC interview from April and tweeted: “This CEO should be investigated for Economic terrorism”.

Mzwanele Manyi makes a mockery of media transformation

Transformation is not a magical wand that excludes black owners from playing by the same rules as everybody else.

Police investigating attempted murder case against former minister Ramatlhodi

In March this year, Ramatlhodi was axed as minister of public service and administration

The ANC’s 2014 trials and tribulations

At the ANC gala dinner in Nelspruit, ministers share what aspects of the ANC's 2014 manifesto most excites them and what challenges the party faces.

Jimmy Manyi: Gupta TV’s Oprah

Former government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi has traded in the whirligig of state spin for an anchored spot on ANN7.

Editorial: South Africa needs tough communicator

A new year holds the promise of a fresh start and that is as true for the government and its officials as for anyone else.

Kings of spin vie to replace Jimmy Manyi

There are two candidates who would bring different skills to top government communication post. Mmanaledi Mataboge and Charles Molele report.

The many bungles of Manyi

Dropped from government communications, Jimmy Manyi steered GCIS for three turbulent years. The M&G rounded up some of Manyi's most memorable quotes.

Government jettisons Jimmy Manyi

Jimmy Manyi's time as government spokesperson has come to an end, the presidency has announced.

Manyi’s plans for government agency hit brick wall

Jimmy Manyi suffered a double blow this week when the treasury rejected his plans for restructuring the government communications agency.

Questions over Zumaville silenced

The government has refused to release any information relating to developmental projects in the area near President Jacob Zuma's homestead in Nkandla.

Marikana: Govt won’t talk, it’s mourning

The government has refused to reveal its plans to prevent further events like the Marikana strike action in the future - because it's in mourning.

Manyi to get the chop

Jimmy Manyi, the chief executive officer of GCIS, is on his way out and his three-year contract will not be renewed, writes Charles Molele.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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