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TopTV considers two last-minute expressions of interest

A TopTV shareholders meeting to decide the fate of the ailing company was delayed for two hours to allow for last-minute expressions of interest.

Small fry send out distress signals

TopTV has been struggling to compete against MultiChoice on an unlevel playing field, writes Lloyd Gedye.

MultiChoice entrenches its monopoly

The TV giant has consolidated its impregnable position in terrestial and satellite broadcasting in Africa. Lloyd Gedye reports.

Multichoice fined over ‘in your face’ crotch shot

Private broadcaster Multichoice has been fined R10 000 over an inappropriate age restriction for a comedy show with a full-frontal nude scene.

Pay TV gears up for battle royal

MultiChoice seeks to delay the tribunal hearing about unbundling channel bouquets, writes <b>Lloyd Gedye</b>

Fiery champ of your right to a fair deal

The consumer commissioner and her staff are battle-ready and prepared to fight the good fight.

Shake-up at the top of TopTV

Adding to recent feuds over a porn channel, more changes are on the cards for satellite network TopTV, as its parent company's CEO looks set to walk.

MultiChoice joins others in snubbing JSE’s BEE platform

Listed companies whose empowerment share schemes have come out of their lock-in periods have largely shunned the JSE's BEE trading platform.

Multichoice gifts raise industry ire

Several legislators and government officials have received gifts from Multichoice, which some in the industry have called a conflict of interests.

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Smokers’ fight to light up moves online

‘Sweeties’ (cigarettes) for R150, and marching on Parliament — an insight into the social-media groups popping up to push back against lockdown regulations

SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

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