Faced with fake news and collapse of editorial integrity at Independent Media, the last thing media needs are scandals, writes Adriaan Basson.
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.
Mzwanele (Jimmy) Manyi claims he has paid the Gupta family in full for ANN7 and The New Age newspaper, reports the Sunday Times.
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.
The notion that media must hold government to account is false, says media owner Mzwanele Manyi. Watch.
News24 spoke to media owner Mzwanele Manyi about the controversy surrounding his new role as owner of ANN7 and The New Age. Watch.
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.
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.
The Guptas have sold media properties ANN7 and The New Age to former government communications CEO Mzwanele Manyi, in the latest 'purge' of companies in SA linked to the Gupta name. Watch.
Al Jazeera’s media analysis show, The Listening Post, criticised the SABC’s coverage of the post-SONA New Age breakfast business briefing with President Jacob Zuma, stating he was asked "softball questions". Watch the full insert below.
Ministers who refused to redirect advertising to The New Age newspaper would be dealt with, the Guptas allegedly told former GCIS CEO Themba Maseko.
Negative perception surrounding the newspaper formerly linked to the Gupta family led to its financial woes, court papers show.
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.
Mzwanele Manyi has revealed he is the sole shareholder of his company Lodidox, which bought ANN7 and The New Age from Gupta-owned Oakbay.
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.
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.
Save SA and the DA have expressed concern regarding the Guptas’ sale of broadcaster ANN7 and The New Age newspaper to Mzwanele Manyi.
A firm owned by Mzwanele Manyi has bought Gupta-owned media units ANN7 and The New Age, it has been announced.
The Department of Communications says it spent close to R1m on a single breakfast business briefing sponsored by Gupta-owned The New Age on SABC in 2016.
Under normal circumstance the Gupta-owned New Age is valuable for protecting casual job-seekers from hard and dusty pavements as they sit waiting for the odd bakkie to come and pick them up for a day’s work.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has avoided questions on his fraud charges and his recent Gupta revelations at a press briefing.
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