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2005  // Posts published in 2005

23 Dec 2005 Media & Broadcasting

LOOKING TO THE HINTERLAND

Hosken Consolidated Investment’s (HCI) executive team of Marcel Golding and Johnny Copelyn is quietly scouting for investment opportunities elsewhere in Africa, and its first stop is said to be Nigeria, followed by Tanzania. The company is looking for broadcast opportunities, with television the focus. This investment will be founded on HCI’s SA operation, e.tv, which […]

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30 Nov 2005 Media & Broadcasting

e.tv ON AN AFRICAN SAFARI

Diversified business conglomerate Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) says it has plans to broadcast SA free-to-air material to other African countries. HCI owns 63% of MidiTV – which runs e.tv. Rupert family-controlled Venfin owns 31,5%. Other operations in the HCI stable include Golden Arrow Bus Services, limited payout machines (LPM) firm Vukani Gaming Corporation, 25,1% of […]

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30 Nov 2005 Historic Investments

CLOVER SMELT BESLIS NIE

HCI-aandeelhouersverseker groep is reeds winsgewend. Clover is (vanaf l Julie) reeds winsgewend.” So verseker mnr. Robert Wesseloo, uittredende uitvoerende hoof van die suiwelgroep, die aandeelhouers van Hosken Consolidated Investment (HCI) nadat Clover ‘n toeskryfbare verlies van R38 miljoen in die jaar tot einde Junie gelei het. CI besit 25,1% van die totale uitgereikte gewone aandelekapitaal […]

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26 Oct 2005 Media & Broadcasting

IS RUPERT READING NEW MEDIA SCRIPT?

It may make sense to merge e.tv and Kagiso Media. Are the two Rupert family controlled companies Remgro and VenFin plotting the formation of a new media giant with their respective empowerment associates? That issue was raised earlier this month on www.fin24.co.za – Finweek’s new online publication – and in editorials on two recent transactions. […]

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16 Oct 2005 Media & Broadcasting

YFM STAFF FURIOUS AT BOSS’S AXING

Fashion week may have led to Maloka’s firing Motrale has hit rock bottom at Gauteng youth station YFM following the firing of manager Greg Maloka this week. Staff at the troubled station have rallied behind Maloka, their long-serving leader and also one of its founders. Maloka was given the boot on Tuesday afternoon together with […]

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT EXHIBITION TRACES OUR ROOTS AND ROUTES

Public transport is an important part of many people’s lives, and an exhibition at Cape Town civic centre is showing the public that it is also a big part of Cape Town’s history. “The Story of Cape Town’s Public Transport” is a record of the transition of public transport from horse-drawn carriages to the bus […]

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TRANSPORT MUSEUM ON CARDS

A TRANSPORT museum detailing Cape Town’s 200 year history of the sector could soon be on the cards for the city. Hosken’s Consolidated Investments (HCI) Foundation, which owns Golden Arrow, launched an exhibition detailing the story of road and rail transport last week. HCI’s Virginia Engel said this was the “first call for a transport […]

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CLOVER SE LEDE STEM TEN GUSTE VAN SEB-TRANSAKSIE

In ‘n swart bemagtigingstransaksie het Hoskens Consolidated Investments (HCI) ‘n belang van 25,1 % (met `n beleggingswaarde van R91,8 miljoen) in Clover Industries Bpk. (CIL) verkry. Clover se produsentelede het met die nodige 75 % meerderheidstem hierdie transaksie gesteun ten spyte van die Clover Produsente Aksiekomitee (Pakom) se aanmoediging vir ‘n teenstem. Volgens Pakom is […]

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2 Oct 2005 Technology

HCI BAAS BY SYNTELL

Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) het `n beherende belang verkry in Syntell. ‘n buitekontrakteur aan plaaslike regerings. Sy fokusgebiede sluit in verkeersbeheer-, padveiligheid- en inkomstevorderingsdienste. Die koopbedrag is nie bekend nie. Die grootste metropolitaanse owerhede in die land maak gebruik van Syntell se verkeersbeheerstelsels. Mnr. Mark Chewins, uitvoerende hoofvan Syntell, se die maatskappy was op soek […]

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ARE SA MARKETERS MISSING THE BOAT?

MANY SA MARKETERS-STILL USING TRADITIONAL MEDIA-COULD BE LEFT BEHIND IF THEY DO NOT EXPLORE THE BENEFITS OF BREAKAWAY OUT OF HOME TV (OOH-TV) TO REACH THEIR TARGET MARKET IN A COST EFFECTIVE WAY. The electronic out-of Home media industry is massive worldwide and growing exponentially, but it is unfortunately off the radar screen for most […]

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