'Transnet was just being robbed' – Zondo on New Age sponsorship

2020-01-24 21:25

The state capture commission heard that Transnet's sponsorship of an insert in Gupta-owned New Age newspaper, could not be justified.

Ex-Eskom board chair: Guptas wanted New Age breakfast probe to go away

2020-01-23 21:49

The State capture commission has heard that Tony Gupta wanted the Eskom board to scrap an investigation into alleged irregularities in a sponsorship deal the power utility had with The New Age newspaper.

WATCH | The New Age's breakfast briefings back in the spotlight at state capture inquiry

Eskom's decision to sponsor the Gupta-linked The New Age newspaper's breakfast briefings is expected to remain in the spotlight at the state capture commission of inquiry.

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Former Eskom exec denies telling colleague that Gigaba ordered sponsorship of Gupta-linked TNA

2019-10-30 15:29

A former Eskom official has denied telling his colleague that Malusi Gigaba, in his capacity as public enterprises minister, had given them instructions to sponsor The New Age newspaper's business breakfasts to the tune of R1m per session.

Eskom official links Gigaba to Gupta 'business breakfasts' deal

2019-10-29 15:38

Former public enterprises minister Malusi Gigaba gave Eskom officials instructions to sponsor The New Age newspaper's business breakfasts to the tune of R1m per session, the Zondo commission has heard.

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.

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.

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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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.


Ex-Eskom chair: Cancelling Gupta-linked New Age breakfast deal would have cost even more

2020-01-24 13:36

Former Eskom board chairperson Zola Tsotsi said it was better for Eskom to keep a R43m deal with Gupta-linked New Age newspapers, than to suffer losses from cancelling it.

Gupta newspaper fulfilled service delivery of GCIS - Manyi tells Zondo commission

2019-11-07 18:39

Former Government Communication and Information Systems (GCIS) director-general Mzwanele Manyi has defended the agency's decision to spend R6.3m in advertising on the now-defunct The New Age (TNA) newspaper, saying it had the "beauty of disseminating government information".

Matjila insisted Eskom enter into long-term contract with Gupta newspaper, Zondo commission hears

2019-10-30 21:04

Despite being told that The New Age's business breakfasts "were not good" for Eskom's reputation, Collin Matjila, who had just been employed as acting CEO, allegedly insisted that the power utility should enter into a long-term contract with the Gupta-linked TNA, the Zondo commission has heard.

WATCH LIVE | Gupta newspaper remains under spotlight at state capture inquiry

The state capture commission of inquiry is expected to continue to hear testimony about Gupta-linked The New Age newspaper when Eskom's former divisional executive of corporate affairs, Chose Choeu, takes the stand for a second day.

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TNA liquidation won't stop our chase, SIU tells Parliament

2018-11-07 22:30

SIU head Advocate Andy Mothibi told Scopa that SABC brought an application to have a contract with The New Age set aside and that the investigating unit would join that application.

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.

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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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.

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