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Meet Katoto, Museveni’s big fan

The TV cartoon character — think Homer Simpson meets Robin Hood — with added propaganda

Axing Days of Our Lives may not decolonise our TVs

A bittersweet moment for many as we celebrate the creation of space for locally produced content, while also mourning the loss of a nostalgic links.

Multichoice fined R40 000 for negligence

Broadcaster Multichoice has received two fines for running inappropriate promos on DSTV.

Battle of the box divides Namec

The small electronics industry body is accusing two of its heads of being 'empowerment raiders'.

Cabinet turf war causes TV delay

The ANC is losing patience with the turf war that has erupted over digital migration from the old analogue signal when watching television in SA.

Samsung to open television manufacturing plant in Durban

Samsung Electronics is to open a TV manufacturing plant in the Dube Trade Port near Durban, investing $20-million over the next four years.

Something on the side: TVs and gadgets

Sean Bacher rounds up this month's most desirable gadgets, including the smart TV by Hisense and a golfing must-have from Garmin.

Think outside the boring TV box

Great non-American TV shows and the advent of streaming services mean there is no reason to stick to what you know.

Dexter’s deteriorating dynamics

Laurence Caromba takes us through the final season of the American television drama series, "Dexter".

Sure beats a stock home invasion

Kidnappers hold a ?family to ransom ?in a tense and ?complex drama.

The 1980s want their cops back

King & Maxwell is so ?old-fashioned it proves how the rest of the genre has progressed.

Cory Monteith co-stars pay tribute after ‘Glee’ actor’s death

Fans and co-stars have honoured "Glee" actor Cory Monteith, who was found dead at a hotel in Vancouver.

Aliens are trolling the history books

"Ancient Aliens" is a stupid and unconvincing show, but it’s also strangely riveting.

Enlightened: HBO cans the laughter

The normally tolerant cable channel has canned a quirky comedy for being too sad to be funny.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

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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