Gupta TV to be 'axed'

2017-11-19 05:58

The Gupta-founded news channel ANN7 will no longer be broadcast on DStv when its contract expires in June next year.

ANN7 agrees to apologise 'unreservedly' to Derek Hanekom

2017-09-27 13:00

TV news channel ANN7 has agreed to apologise "unreservedly" to former tourism minister Derek Hanekom for false and damaging allegations made about him during one of their programmes.

'I am calling the shots here' - new ANN7 boss Manyi

2017-08-30 13:31

Former government spokesperson and the new owner of television station ANN7 and The New Age newspaper, Mzwanele Manyi, has rubbished claims of fronting, saying that he believed he was being targeted because he was black.

AS IT HAPPENED: Journos respond after Manyi show

2017-08-30 09:53

Mzwanele Manyi has revealed he is the sole shareholder of his company Lodidox, which bought ANN7 and The New Age from Gupta-owned Oakbay.

Manyi: 'There is normality in seeing whites on top and blacks at the bottom'

Mzwanele Manyi has just added a new title to his ever growing list of credentials – that of media owner. Here's what he had to say about the controversy around his acquisition.

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#GuptaLeaks: Tegeta buyer previously fronted for Guptas, emails show

2017-08-23 19:18

In an apparent fire sale of South African assets, the Guptas first saddled-up Mzwanele Manyi with their media interests; now they are pawning off their coal mines to a hitherto unknown Swiss vehicle.

Manyi: 'No jobs on the line at ANN7, The New Age'

2017-08-22 18:57

Staff at former Gupta owned ANN7 and The New Age are reportedly upbeat following news of a takeover by former government spin doctor Mzwanele Manyi.

Cope urges Icasa to close down ANN7

2017-08-21 21:15

Opposition party Cope has urged the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa to revoke the broadcasting licence of former Gupta-owned TV channel ANN7.

Sorry Twitter, Hlaudi is not moving to Manyi-owned ANN7

2017-08-21 14:42

Former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has congratulated Mzwanele Manyi on his acquisition of broadcaster ANN7 and The New Age newspaper from the Guptas.

Gupta exit may save ANN7 and The New Age from banking crisis

2017-08-21 11:46

The sale by the Guptas of The New Age and ANN7 to Mzwanele Manyi may allow the firms to keep operating after the decision by banks to stop dealing with companies linked to the Guptas.


Gupta firms turned away from Postbank

2017-10-31 09:01

Gupta-owned and linked companies were turned away from Postbank, after they requested opening a bank account with the South African Post Office’s bank.

PICS: New ANN7 owner Manyi made these docs public

2017-08-30 16:13

In a show of "transparency and good governance", Mzwanele Manyi made public the shareholder documents of Lodidox, the firm that bought the Guptas' media interests.

Manyi reveals he's sole shareholder of firm that bought ANN7, New Age

2017-08-30 10:38

Mzwanele Manyi, sole owner of the company that bought Gupta-owned media units ANN7 and The New Age, says he is disclosing the shareholding to be transparent and to show good governance.

Manyi: Parliament should hold government accountable, not the media

The notion that media must hold government to account is false, says media owner Mzwanele Manyi. Watch.

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What to expect from The New Age and ANN7 under new owner Manyi

News24 spoke to media owner Mzwanele Manyi about the controversy surrounding his new role as owner of ANN7 and The New Age. Watch.

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Manyi's risky ANN7 move

2017-08-23 06:00

Unless Mzwanele Manyi has been promised government favours for many years to come, his business strategy for ANN7 and The New Age is flawed indeed, says Solly Moeng.

Boycott ANN7 and The New Age - EFF

2017-08-22 09:15

The EFF has reiterated its call for South Africans to boycott the ANN7 news channel and The New Age newspaper following their sale to former government spokesperson Mzwanele Manyi.

PPF cheers Manyi's Gupta media purchase

2017-08-21 17:41

The Progressive Professionals Forum says the sale of Gupta-owned ANN7 and The New Age newspaper to its president will bring a patriotic and progressive voice to South Africa.

Save SA and DA lash out at Gupta sale of media firms to Manyi

2017-08-21 12:47

Save SA and the DA have expressed concern regarding the Guptas’ sale of broadcaster ANN7 and The New Age newspaper to Mzwanele Manyi.

Guptas sell ANN7 and The New Age to Mzwanele Manyi

2017-08-21 09:06

A firm owned by Mzwanele Manyi has bought Gupta-owned media units ANN7 and The New Age, it has been announced.

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