Tiso Blackstar financial director resigns

2020-01-20 17:06

Sheenagh Grota's appointment as financial director was announced just under two months ago.

Tiso Blackstar 'shocked' over allegations that Mantashe bribed journalists

2019-10-27 18:03

The Tiso Blackstar Group has "noted with shock the alleged admission by a sitting government minister to have corruptly bribed two Sunday World journalists".

Sunday Times owner Tiso Blackstar expects a loss

2019-10-15 21:51

The decline was due to "once-off" costs, the company said.

One of SA’s biggest steel pipe producers closes its doors as Eskom, Chinese imports bite

2019-10-02 11:01

Government dithering also may have contributed to its demise.

Munusamy's column pulled from the Sunday Times - report

2019-09-22 08:55

The Sunday Times says that after three days of assessing allegations against Tiso Blackstar associate editor Ranjeni Munusamy, it withdrew her column in last weekend's edition of the newspaper.

Journalist Ranjeni Munusamy placed on special leave after slush fund allegations made at Zondo commission

2019-09-18 13:38

Tiso Blackstar Group says senior journalist Ranjeni Munusamy has been placed on special leave after allegations regarding a police Crime Intelligence secret slush fund were levelled against her at the Zondo state capture commisison.

Lebashe on Tiso Blackstar: We want to be a key player in digital and content

2019-06-28 14:21

The Lebashe Investment Group says its intention to be a "key player" in the digital and content sector lies behind its acquisition of the media, broadcasting and content businesses of Tiso Blackstar for R1.05bn.

Tiso under fire over job cuts amid negotiations

2019-05-12 18:35

The Federation of Unions of South Africa is calling on Tiso Blackstar to halt retrenchment proceedings amid ongoing consultations with affiliate, the South African Typographical Union.

Tiso Blackstar cutting jobs to avoid title closures - internal email

2019-05-07 17:29

The email says that the company has proposed "broad restructuring of its editorial operations as a result of economic headwinds".

Tiso Blackstar Group served with strike notice over salaries, bonuses

2019-04-26 13:29

The Information Communication Technology Union has given media company Tiso Blackstar Group a 48-hour notice of its intention to strike over unresolved disputes relating to salaries and bonuses.


JSE suspends IT company, threatens others

2019-11-03 09:00

The JSE has suspended the listing of IT company 4Sight for failing to submit financial statements on time. And it has warned it may suspend several others over the same reason.

Even bigger losses for Tiso ahead of Lebashe takeover

2019-10-21 21:29

Tiso Blackstar, which owns Business Day, Financial Mail and the Sunday Times, says its revenue from continuing operations decreased by 22% in the year ended June 30, 2019, while its headline loss per share increased by 160%.

Competition Commission approves sale of Business Day, Sunday Times owner

2019-10-07 18:07

The proposed R1bn transaction should be approved without conditions.

WATCH | State capture commission resumes after week of explosive testimony

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture is resuming to hear an application after a week of explosive testimony by senior Hawks investigator Colonel Kobus Roelofse.

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I contacted Ranjeni Munusamy three times, Hawks official tells state capture inquiry

2019-09-19 10:54

Senior Hawks investigator Colonel Kobus Roelofse has told the state capture commission that he contacted journalist Ranjeni Munusamy at least three times in 2014 about allegations regarding a Crime Intelligence secret slush fund.

Who's who at Lebashe, the investment group that just acquired Tiso Blackstar's media assets

2019-06-28 19:01

Tiso Blackstar's media assets have just been acquired by Lebashe Investment Group. Who are the heavy hitters behind Lebashe, and why have they been making headlines?

Think before you trim, Sanef warns media houses on job cuts

2019-05-14 16:39

The South African National Editors Forum urged media companies to come up with more creative ways of rescuing their ailing businesses rather than resorting to job cuts.

New union accuses Tiso Blackstar of jumping the gun with staff cuts

2019-05-09 18:46

The South African Typographical Union has joined the Information, Communications and Technology Union in calling for Tiso Blackstar to consider other measures before job cuts.

Cell C staff to join Tiso Blackstar Tuesday picket

2019-04-29 12:46

Information Communication Technology Union president Moeketse Lepheana has said that striking workers from Cell C will picket alongside Tiso Blackstar Group employees at the media company’s offices on Tuesday.

Tiso strike could disrupt Zondo Commission

2019-03-06 18:03

The Zondo Commission into state capture has been warned that its proceedings might be severely disrupted due to a planned strike at media group Tiso Blackstar.

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