Independent Media ordered to remove defamatory articles, pay R300 000 in damages

2019-12-04 16:22

The Johannesburg High Court has ruled that Independent Media remove two defamatory articles about a liquidator within 48 hours and pay damages of R300 000.

Survé blames 'dark forces' for office raid

2019-10-09 21:36

Iqbal Survé has alleged a conflict of interest on the part of financial regulator the FSCA.

Iqbal Survé: Gupta-owned Oakbay's R1bn lawsuit 'frivolous and ludicrous'

2019-08-15 22:05

Sekunjalo will oppose a R1bn lawsuit Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments has lodged against chairperson Iqbal Survé and ex-PIC head Dan Matjila.

'Vain, arrogant and narcissistic': Survé takes on Media24 in R100m defamation lawsuit

2019-06-30 14:30

Dr Iqbal Survé is seeking R100m in damages relating to an article that his lawyers said portrayed him as "dishonest and a liar" to boost his "status and stature".

PIC investment in Independent Media was 'high risk', inquiry told

2019-04-01 20:00

The Public Investment Corporation’s nearly R2bn investment in Independent News and Media was considered high risk, with concerns that it had "politically exposed groupings", the inquiry probing the asset manager has heard.

PIC wades into Tiso, Independent row - calls for ceasefire

2018-10-26 12:36

The Public Investment Corporation has for the first time weighed in on the ongoing spat between media companies Tiso Blackstar and Independent Media, dismissing recent claims that it had ever approached Tiso in terms of managing Independent.

Bull fight between Tiso Blackstar and Independent's Survé heats up over PIC claims

2018-10-24 20:23

Media group Tiso Blackstar has claimed that it was approached by the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) in 2016 for "help with Independent Media".

'These are hurtful, ridiculous accusations' - media professionals respond to 'Stratcom' allegations

2018-04-20 19:21

Media professionals have come out defending themselves on allegations labelling them "Stratcom" agents in front-page articles published by all major Independent Media-owned newspapers.

Survé-linked Sagarmatha's JSE listing again shelved

2018-04-11 18:16

Sagarmatha Technologies, the parent company that was aiming to corral the assets of Iqbal Survé’s media empire under a new roof, will not list on the JSE this week after it failed to submit the correct documents in time.

Black Business Council to invest R240m in Sagarmatha

2018-04-10 14:04

The Black Business Council says it has concluded a transaction to buy 6 million shares in Sagarmatha Technologies, the holding company which aims to corral the assets of Iqbal Survé's media empire.


Survé threatens to sue PIC over remarks in Parly as relationship sours further

2019-10-17 13:35

The already-strained relationship between the state asset manager and the Cape Town businessman has worsened.

CR17 twitter spat between media colleagues ends in death threats, internal complaint

2019-08-19 18:20

Journalist Oliver Meth has lodged a complaint with Independent Media against his colleague Piet Rampedi over "vile allegations" regarding the work he did for the #CR17 campaign, amid death threats he has received online.

Independent Media: We didn't deliberately inflate circulation figures

2019-07-19 05:00

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa has amended its report on newspaper circulations for the period between Q1 2017 to Q2 2018 to accurately reflect Independent Media's circulation figures. Fin24 unpacks why its important these figures are accurate.

Public Investment Corporation woes move lawyer to verse

2019-04-02 06:29

Accusations of dubious investment decisions and poor leadership at the state-run asset manager have been staples of a long-running inquiry into the company’s dealings.

R5bn in impairments not about lack of due diligence, says government pension fund

2018-12-05 18:56

The GEPF, which has registered impairments of over R5bn in its investments in Steinhoff’s empowerment partner Lancaster 101 and Independent News and Media SA, says it has no reason to believe it did not conduct proper analysis.

Independent Media confirms restructuring amid talk of job cuts

2018-10-25 16:26

Independent Media has kicked off a restructuring process affecting multiple divisions, in a bid to "streamline operations and optimise its efficiencies", it told Fin24.

Iqbal Survé: Pressure mounts as another PIC deal is exposed

2018-04-22 07:35

The intended listing of Sagarmatha Technologies was a mirror image of a deal in which the PIC was used to massively underwrite the Survé fortune.

Sanef slams Independent Media group's 'Stratcom' smear of journalists

2018-04-20 14:18

The SA National Editors' Forum says it was deeply concerned by the labelling of prominent journalists and editors as "Stratcom" agents in front-page articles published by all major Independent Media-owned newspapers.

D-Day for share placement in 'super-galactic highway' Sagarmatha

2018-04-11 16:51

Sagarmatha Technologies, the parent company that is aiming to corral the assets of Iqbal Surve’s Independent Media empire, is set to announce the results of its share placement.

Survé-linked tech and media firm again postpones JSE listing

2018-04-06 11:38

Sagarmatha Technologies, which aims to bring together assets of Iqbal Survé's media empire, has again postponed the date of its JSE listing to give private investors more time to snap up private placement shares.

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