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‘Lobbyists stall arts’ new dawn’
‘Lobbyists stall arts’ new dawn’
Lobby groups who benefit from the status quo in the entertainment and performing arts industries could be the reason the Performers Protection...
MultiChoice and SABC in cahoots over control mechanism
MultiChoice and SABC in cahoots over control mechanism
The controversial R553 million deal between MultiChoice and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), signed on July 3 2013 by SABC acting...
Big JSE shake-up as Prosus lists
Big JSE shake-up as Prosus lists
Then there were three. Earlier this year tech and media giant Naspers hived off its MultiChoice interests into a separate listing, while last week...
Sports broadcasting rights row still unresolved
Sports broadcasting rights row still unresolved
The impasse between the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and major satellite service MultiChoice with regards to the purchase of the...
Jobs won’t soar till the economy does
Jobs won’t soar till the economy does
The economy is moribund yet still managed to create a net 22 000 jobs in the first quarter, bringing the total number of employed people to...
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
In 2005, I appeared in the inaugural edition of the Mail & Guardian’s 100 Young South Africans. As a reward for this achievement, I was...
Icasa: A broadcasting balancing act for sport
Icasa: A broadcasting balancing act for sport
An unlikely hero stood up for poor South Africans as the country’s sports federations, armed with some of the sharpest and most expensive legal...
Newzroom Afrika promises ‘fresh take on news coverage’
Newzroom Afrika promises ‘fresh take on news coverage’
The MultiChoice Group will launch its new black-owned 24-hour news channel Newzroom Afrika on Thursday, in a move the group says “will add...
Icasa expresses concern over MultiChoice listing despite complaint
Icasa expresses concern over MultiChoice listing despite complaint
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has expressed its "concern" that the MultiChoice group proceeded with its...
MultiChoice set for organic growth
MultiChoice set for organic growth
Pay-TV operator MultiChoice will make its debut on the JSE this month, but some believe it is a sunset industry because streaming services threaten...
What Netflix’s involvement in Nigeria’s massive film industry really means
What Netflix’s involvement in Nigeria’s massive film industry really means
Global streaming service Netflix set its eyes a few years ago on Nigeria’s film industry, better known as Nollywood. Distribution of Nigerian...
SABC crisis a ‘Horror Show’ rerun
SABC crisis a ‘Horror Show’ rerun
When the famed meme and organic intellectual Hlaudi Motsoeneng, who had given a face to the decimation of the public broadcaster, was ejected from...

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