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DStv is hiking its prices for 2017

DStv is hiking its prices for 2017

MultiChoice has announced that DStv price hikes will kick in on 1 April 2017.

Media - By MyBroadband | 17 February, 2017
The powerful winning images from the 2017 World Press Photo Contest

The powerful winning images from the 2017 World Press Photo Contest

The winners of the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest have been announced, showing the most powerful and most striking photos taken by photojournalists in the past year.

Media - By Staff Writer | 16 February, 2017
South African internet TV service ShowMax launches in Europe

South African internet TV service ShowMax launches in Europe

ShowMax, an online subscription video on demand (SVOD) service has expanded its service to Europe, with the company launching in Poland.

Media - By MyBroadband | 15 February, 2017
Watch: ANC too embarrassed to talk about its current leaders – DA

Watch: ANC too embarrassed to talk about its current leaders – DA

The Democratic Alliance says that the ANC continues to reference members from the past because it is too embarrassed to talk about its current leaders.

Media - By Staff Writer | 15 February, 2017
‘Trump is presenting the same rhetoric as Hitler’ – Trevor Noah

‘Trump is presenting the same rhetoric as Hitler’ – Trevor Noah

South African born comedian, Trevor Noah, says that US president Donald Trump is presenting the same rhetoric as leader of Nazi Germany, Adolph Hitler.

Media - By Staff Writer | 13 February, 2017
SABC signs off on dozens of dodgy contracts worth millions: report

SABC signs off on dozens of dodgy contracts worth millions: report

The SABC’s top brass reportedly signed off on ‘dozens’ of dubious high-value contracts just before Christmas 2016 – including a 5-year retainer for website design that amounted to R5.1 million.

Media - By Staff Writer | 13 February, 2017
Big changes to 94.7 radio lineup

Big changes to 94.7 radio lineup

94.7’s breakfast show host Darren “Whackhead” Simpson will be moving to a later slot, replaced by Anele Mdoda.

Media - By Staff Writer | 9 February, 2017
Court fed up with SABC Motsoeneng appeal – dismisses case with costs

Court fed up with SABC Motsoeneng appeal – dismisses case with costs

The SABC is a public body and its decisions about services and goods are open to review, the Western Cape High Court said in a ruling on Tuesday.

Media - By News24Wire | 7 February, 2017
Zuma’s kids get rowdy on social media

Zuma’s kids get rowdy on social media

Two of President Jacob Zuma’s children took to social media this past weekend in order to attack finance minister Pravin Gordhan and secretary-general Gwede Mantashe.

Media - By Staff Writer | 6 February, 2017
Guptas hone in on new R20 million newspaper deal: report

Guptas hone in on new R20 million newspaper deal: report

The Gupta family has plans for a new daily newspaper which will provide “prominent coverage” of Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza’s provincial government – funded by taxpayers, Sunday Times reports.

Media - By MyBroadband | 5 February, 2017
The public doesn’t care about SABC appointments: lawyer

The public doesn’t care about SABC appointments: lawyer

The SABC on Thursday argued that Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s appointment was an internal arrangement and did not constitute an exercise of public power, and thus a court could not review it.

Media - By News24Wire | 2 February, 2017
Hlaudi sees himself as a prophet sent to lead South Africa

Hlaudi sees himself as a prophet sent to lead South Africa

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng says South Africans love him, no matter what.

Media - By News24Wire | 1 February, 2017
How fake news is driving South Africa’s political agendas

How fake news is driving South Africa’s political agendas

With the rising global trend of fake news and presenting blatant lies as ‘alternative facts’, South Africa is facing its own problems with the truth. Media analysts at BrandsEye break down the data, showing you how unscrupulous agents try to catch you out.

Columns, Media - By Staff Writer | 27 January, 2017
SA politics gets dirty as fake news sites target media over Guptas

SA politics gets dirty as fake news sites target media over Guptas

Media experts are warning South Africans to be on the lookout for fake news channels, following a number of political social media posts over the weekend coming from accounts that closely resemble legitimate media groups.

Media - By Staff Writer | 23 January, 2017
Why Naspers could dominate the mobile space as virtual network operator

Why Naspers could dominate the mobile space as virtual network operator

Frost & Sullivan believes Naspers could be set to dominate the African MVNO space, driving demand through various forms of premium content.

Media, Mobile - By Staff Writer | 20 January, 2017
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