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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Borderless businesses empty nations’ coffers

Countries such as Australia, Germany and the UK are pushing back against the tax practices of global giants such as Google and Facebook

Africa, tune in: The NBA is back on your screens

The NBA’s been on pause since March but will be back in full effect on Thursday. What’s happened since the stoppage and what’s about to happen?

Political interference mounts over SABC retrenchments

The SABC says it needs to cut R700-million to survive. But senior politicians have allegedly interfered to stop retrenchments from proceeding

See the light and pass the Copyright Amendment Bill

Strict copyright laws, championed by media mega-monopolies, dash the prospects of young learners, performance artists and the blind in South Africa

Editorial: Dropping celebs isn’t enough

There are not often consequences for men who are reported to have sexually abused women. But maybe, just maybe things are changing for the better.

MultiChoice and SABC in cahoots over control mechanism

Controversy over the set-top box, which has delayed the government’s rollout of digital television for 16 years, rages on at the Zondo commission

Sports broadcasting rights row still unresolved

The SABC and MultiChoice finally reached an agreement, but the threat of future blackouts remains

Newzroom Afrika promises ‘fresh take on news coverage’

The new channel, founded by Thabile Ngwato and Thokozani Nkosi, is a 24-hours channel that will be launched by the MultiChoice Group on Thursday

Icasa expresses concern over MultiChoice listing despite complaint

MultiChoice was previously part of Naspers and unbundled from its parent ​co​mpany in September 2018

MultiChoice set for organic growth

The firm is countering threats from streaming services and is investing strongly in local content

What Netflix’s involvement in Nigeria’s massive film industry really means

Big investors seem to be mainly interested in Nollywood's already established popularity with African audiences

SABC crisis a ‘Horror Show’ rerun

The broadcaster will only be saved from ongoing disaster when politicians are not in the script

ANC won’t demand more resignations after Nene quits

The ANC’s deputy secretary general says the governing party is perceived as being on trial at the state capture inquiry

Performers call out for pay rights

A new Bill seeks to recognise and protect the economic and moral rights of actors

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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