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2008  // Posts published in 2008

9 Oct 2008 SENS Announcements

TRANSACTION BETWEEN A SUBSIDIARY OF HCI AND CERTAIN SHAREHOLDERS OF GOLD REEF RESORTS LIMITED PURSUANT TO WHICH THE HCI GROUP WILL INCREASE ITS INDIRECT INTEREST IN GOLD REEF

Transaction between a subsidiary of HCI and certain shareholders of Gold Reef Resorts Limited (“Gold Reef”) pursuant to which the HCI group will increase its indirect interest in Gold Reef (“transaction”) 1. Introduction HCI has an indirect interest, through various subsidiaries, in 38% of the issued share capital of Tsogo Sun Holdings (Proprietary) Limited (“TSH”). […]

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e.tv OPPOSES DTV CONDITIONAL ACCESS

If the software used to control access to set-top boxes (STBs) is hacked, it would mean the replacement of every single unit in the country, says e.tv COO Bronwyn Keene-Young. She also says constitutional issues could be raised, should someone other than the viewer control an STB, or send the viewer messages without consent. TV […]

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SABC AGAINST ELECTION ADVERTS ON TV

For the first time in South Africa, political parties could soon be flighting adverts on television — but not if the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has its way. The public broadcaster told the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) on Monday that the flighting of political party messages could cost it up to […]

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COMUTANET SERENADES E.TV’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Springing a surprise toast to television broadcaster e.tv on the channel`s 10th anniversary, commuter media operator, ComutaNet arrived unexpectedly at the e.tv Hyde Park studios with one of their large format Promotional Rigs together with several staff members to serenade e.tv employees. Besides singing “happy birthday” ComutaNet offered refreshing Magnum Ice Creams to add to […]

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e.tv CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF ‘FREE’ TV

Once upon a time in South Africa, there was a relatively unknown private TV station called e.tv that came from nowhere and began broadcasting on 1 October 1998. But today, a decade later, that channel has become a well-established brand and a key player in the broadcasting industry – fearless of any challenge and competition. […]

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MEDIA MISS A BEAT IN THE TUMULT

The media have been packed to the brim with political stories, writes Anton Harber in Business Day. Internationally, the financial crisis has swamped almost every other story. But journalists should be asking themselves some hard questions about the quality of our coverage: it hasn`t always been very good. Anton Harber writes in Business Day: Recent […]

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1 Oct 2008 Technology

SA IT FIRMS NAMES GOOD EMPLOYERS

ITWEB, IBURST AND BUSINESS Systems Group (BSG) Africa have scored top positions in the 2008 Deloitte “Best Company to Work for Survey”. The companies were recognised in the telecommunications and IT categories. BSG Africa won the overall small company category and the IT company sub-category, while iBurst won the telecoms, media, TV. radio and press […]

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1 Oct 2008 Technology

BETTER COMMUNICATION NEEDED AT WORK : SURVEY

Most employees out of 119 companies who took part in a survey are unhappy with performance management and communication strategies at work, auditors Deloitte have found. “Given the pervasive nature and impact of communication on the overall employment experience, this outcome highlights a huge opportunity for improvement,” said David Conradie, director of human capital at […]

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SEARDEL MAY FIND ITSELF WITH NO CLOTHIERS

Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) will be overseeing a test case in job protection when it takes control of struggling clothing maker Seardel through its R250 million rights offer. Some might say that this is throwing good money after bad and that sectors with better growth prospects should rather be sought for job creation, but HCI […]

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26 Sep 2008 SENS Announcements

DIRECTOR DEALING IN SECURITIES

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:  

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