Ex-ANN7 editor Sundaram 'has an axe to grind', says former colleague

2019-06-04 19:19

Former ANN7 editor Rajesh Sundaram, tasked with kick-starting the channel, has been accused of having an axe to grind and justifying his "lack of success" at the now defunct TV channel.

SABC sold 100 hours of footage to ANN7 for 'peanuts', Zondo commission hears

2019-06-04 13:35

Former ANN7 editor Rajesh Sundaram, who was tasked with kick-starting the channel, has told the Zondo commission that the station obtained 100 hours of archived footage from the SABC at a "throwaway price".

Zuma had hands-on role in running of ANN7, inquiry hears

2019-06-03 15:51

Former president Jacob Zuma was actively involved in the running of the now defunct TV news channel ANN7, the state capture inquiry hears.

'My visa was cleared fairly quickly within a matter of a day' - ex-ANN7 editor tells state capture inquiry

2019-06-03 14:58

Former editor of TV news channel ANN7, Rajesh Sundaram, has told the judicial commission on inquiry into allegations of state capture that Gupta associate Ashu Chawla used his influence to bypass procedures to help him obtain his work permits.

Former ANN7 editor to testify at state capture inquiry

2019-06-01 15:51

The former editor of TV news channel ANN7, Rajesh Sundaram, is expected to testify when the commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture resumes.

#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.


AS IT HAPPENED: SABC had no way of verifying how much archive footage ANN7 used - former employee tells #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-06-04 14:30

Following the testimony of news channel ANN7's former editor Rajesh Sundaram, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture heard evidence from an ex-SABC staffer who said there was no way of telling if ANN7 used more SABC archive footage than they declared.

ANN7 launch was a disaster, ex-editor tells inquiry

2019-06-03 19:57

Former ANN7 editor Rajesh Sundaram, who was tasked with kick-starting the channel, has described how the launch of the news station was a "train wreck", adding that he had little say.

AS IT HAPPENED: Sundaram tells State Capture Inquiry he was 'conned' into launching a 'mafia and propaganda' station

2019-06-03 15:00

The former editor of one-time Gupta-owned TV news channel ANN7, Rajesh Sundaram, is testifying at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture.

WATCH: Spotlight shifts to ANN7 at state capture inquiry

The judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture hears testimony from the former editor of TV news channel ANN7, Rajesh Sundaram. Watch live.

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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".

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