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‘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
Two Media24 magazine titles saved from closure

Two Media24 magazine titles saved from closure

Publisher, Media24 Lifestyle, says it has transferred the publishing rights to the creative living magazine Ideas/Idees and the women’s monthly Lééf to the respective former editors.

Media - By Staff Writer | 19 January, 2017
Committee report confirms Hlaudi won’t face the music for SABC decline

Committee report confirms Hlaudi won’t face the music for SABC decline

A leaked parliamentary working document investigating the decline of the SABC confirms that Hlaudi Motsoeneng will not have to defend his actions in front of parliament’s ad-hoc committee.

Media - By Staff Writer | 19 January, 2017
R5.1 billion in wasteful spending must be recovered from the SABC: leaked report

R5.1 billion in wasteful spending must be recovered from the SABC: leaked report

A working document by the ad-hoc committee investigating the SABC has been leaked, revealing a set of urgent recommendations that they believe need to be taken to fix the mess the broadcaster is in.

Media - By Staff Writer | 18 January, 2017
5 things you need to know in South Africa today

5 things you need to know in South Africa today

A leaked report from the SABC ad-hoc committee says it wants to claw back R5 billion from the broadcaster; a key witness in the Absa apartheid-era state looting report says he was misquoted; and some South Africans want Steve Hofmeyr to talk to Donald Trump about white genocide in SA.

Business, Finance, Media - By Staff Writer | 18 January, 2017
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