Venda community sues Comedy Central Africa for R20m

2018-03-15 16:00

The Venda community through a local chief is taking Comedy Central (DStv 122) and MultiChoice to court demanding R20 million in damages.

Multichoice warns against scammers

2018-03-13 15:00

MultiChoice warns against opportunists trying to cash in on people's gullibility around job offers and the new local 24-hour TV news channel.

MultiChoice seeks bidders for ANN7 slot

2018-02-08 12:51

MultiChoice has invited interested parties to register to bid for a new “24-hour black-owned news channel” after the group decided not to renew its contract with ANN7.

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.

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".

Date My Family Zambia exposed for having fake contestants

2018-01-29 18:00

M-Net’s spin-off version of Date My Family Zambia has been hit by scandal following revelations over fake participants.

The pay TV wars

2017-12-24 11:56

MultiChoice says it’s not to blame for new players struggling to enter the ­market. SABC and say the company is eating into their advertising revenue.

MultiChoice not shy about sponsorship at #ANC54

2017-12-18 13:34

Despite being implicated in the #GuptaLeaks, video entertainment and internet company MultiChoice has made no secret of its sponsorship at the ANC’s 54th National Conference.

Advertising authority slams DStv for labelling repeats as new

2017-12-13 12:17

ASA has ordered MultiChoice to stop telling DStv subscribers a TV show is new when recycled shows are pushed to other DStv channels.

We need to sift truth from fiction – ANC on MultiChoice allegations

2017-12-05 18:48

The ANC’s Jackson Mthembu says he agrees with calls for a probe into claims that pay-TV MultiChoice bought influence over the government’s digital migration policy through payments to the SABC and ANN7.


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.

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.

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.

6 points on the MultiChoice findings about ANN7 - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-01-31 13:44

MultiChoice has revealed the outcome of its internal investigation into several payments made to the SABC and ANN7.

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.

President's 'keeper' Roy Moodley spotted at Zuma walkabout

2017-12-18 16:28

At least three companies which have been linked to questionable relations with government have stalls at the ANC's 54th elective conference – MultiChoice, Sasstec and Sharks Security Services.

MultiChoice launches 'full-scale investigation' after rape allegations against employees

2017-12-14 23:15

MultiChoice has launched a "full-scale investigation" after claims emerged this week that a female employee had been raped by colleagues in 2014.

Naspers 'extremely serious' about MultiChoice issue - CEO

2017-12-06 09:20

Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk says the internet and media group is taking the revelations about MultiChoice's payments to the then Gupta-owned ANN7 "extremely seriously".

Naspers, MultiChoice face possible US class action over SABC, ANN7

2017-12-05 16:42

Media and tech giant Naspers and its pay-TV arm MultiChoice could be facing a possible class action suit after a US law firm said it was starting a probe on behalf of investors into Naspers.

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