Right2Know wants state capture commission to probe broadcasters

2019-02-20 21:29

There is a need for a full investigation into how state capture could have affected the broadcasting and media sector in SA, claims the Right 2 Know Campaign.

Court rules Infinity Media Networks must reinstate employees

2018-09-20 12:40

A labour court has ruled that Infinity Media Networks – which ran the Afro Worldview news channel – reinstate employees because they were not properly dismissed.

Manyi settles Gupta loan after amount due lowered

2018-04-22 16:25

Mzwanele (Jimmy) Manyi claims he has paid the Gupta family in full for ANN7 and The New Age newspaper, reports the Sunday Times.

Rajesh Sundaram: MultiChoice, ANN7 and the president's stick

2018-03-15 08:13

A former editor at ANN7 has lifted the lid on how Gupta employees deceived MultiChoice into believing it was ready to launch on its DStv platform.

Home affairs immigration officials briefly detain 3 ANN7 employees

2018-03-06 21:36

Three Indian journalists were leaving Gupta-linked TV station ANN7 for home after work when they were detained by home affairs' immigration officials.

Home Affairs conduct 'routine inspection' at ANN7 offices

2018-02-22 19:28

Home Affairs and immigration officials have visited the offices of the embattled ANN7 channel for a "routine inspection".

Communications committee will look into Muthambi, MultiChoice

2018-02-06 22:01

MultiChoice's internal investigation that cleared the company of wrongdoing in its dealings with the Gupta-aligned ANN7 won't be the end of scrutiny on the matter.

We are defending Zuma, not the ANC - BLF

2018-02-02 18:49

The Black First Land First movement says it has no interest in protecting the ANC, but that it wants to protect President Jacob Zuma.

Removing ANN7 has 'serious implications for media freedom' - Sanef

2018-02-01 13:21

The South African National Editors’ Forum has questioned MultiChoice’s decision to end its contract with ANN7, saying it "could set a dangerous precedent that has serious implications for media freedom and diversity".

Naspers won't renew contract with Gupta-linked ANN7

2018-01-31 16:51

Naspers’ MultiChoice has decided to rid itself of Gupta-linked ANN7, after an internal investigation found that the media company made critical mistakes.


#StateCaptureInquiry: TNA and ANN7 were punished for reporting on 'white collar corporate capture' – Manyi

2018-11-26 17:48

Mzwanele Manyi says The New Age and ANN7 provided a "glass half-full" style of reporting that the mainstream media and the private sector did not like.

CORRECTION: Mzwanele Manyi files for liquidation of ex-Gupta paper, not broadcaster

2018-07-17 08:56

Negative perception surrounding the newspaper formerly linked to the Gupta family led to its financial woes, court papers show.

SABC to investigate after claims that historic archive was given to Guptas for 'peanuts'

2018-03-23 05:11

The SABC board has instituted a forensic investigation into claims made by a former ANN7 editor that the embattled news channel acquired access to the public broadcaster's archives.

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-editor reveals Jacob Zuma's role in creating ANN7

2018-03-14 07:36

A former ANN7 editor and employee of the Guptas has exposed former president Jacob Zuma's direct hand in the creation of the controversial news channel.

ICT chief in the dock over ANN7

2018-03-04 06:00

The Black Business Council has threatened to suspend one of its members for allegedly failing to vouch for ANN7 after MultiChoice decided not to renew its contract in January.

BCCSA rules in favour of Jackson Mthembu against ANN7

2018-02-09 17:06

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa has ruled against Africa News Network7, following a complaint by ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu.

Switching off ANN7 not enough for MultiChoice

2018-02-05 10:59

It’s one thing to admit “mistakes” were made, but quite another to think your customers and the public would be naive enough to not insist on knowing more about them, says Adriaan Basson.

BBC lashes out at MultiChoice after ANN7 ditch

2018-02-01 17:47

The Black Business Council has expressed concern that MultiChoice had dumped the Gupta-linked ANN7, despite not finding any fault with the ANN7 contract itself.

'ANN7 served as front to defraud the state' – EFF

2018-01-31 20:29

The EFF has welcomed Naspers' MultiChoice's decision to rid itself of Gupta-linked ANN7, saying the channel served as a front to defraud the state.

Icasa looking into MultiChoice deals with SABC and ANN7

2018-01-28 13:30

Broadcast regulator Icasa has referred a complaint by the DA to investigate the MultiChoice payments to ANN7 and SABC to its Compliance and Consumer Affairs division.

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