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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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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