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2012  // Posts published in 2012

21 Dec 2012 Media & Broadcasting

e.tv VICTORIOUS IN BATTLE WITH PULE

The communications minister has lost a high-profile legal battle affecting South Africa’s migration from analogue to digital terrestrial television. Communications minister Dina Pule and state-owned broadcasting signal distributor Sentech have lost a court battle with e.tv over which entities will manage the control system to be used in the government-subsidised digital set-top boxes needed in […]

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21 Dec 2012 Tsogo Sun Holdings

‘RESILIENT’ CASINO OPERATORS CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC

CASINO and gaming groups are expecting a busy festive season and are cautiously optimistic in their outlooks, despite an increasing regulatory burden and weak economic conditions. The local market is dominated by Tsogo Sun, Sun International and Peermont, which together operate 35 of South Africa’s 38 licensed casinos. Only 40 licensed casinos are permitted in […]

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21 Dec 2012 Media & Broadcasting

e.tv WINS COURT CASE AGAINST DINA PULE

he High Court of South Gauteng has ruled in favour of e.tv in finding that Communications Minister Dina Pule overreached her powers in awarding set-top-box controls to Sentech. Acting judge CG Pretorius ruled that the decision by Pule to grant responsibility for the control of set-top-boxes to the state-owned company was unlawful, with Pule acting […]

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20 Dec 2012 Media & Broadcasting

e.tv VICTORIOUS IN BATTLE WITH PULE

The communications minister has lost a high-profile legal battle affecting South Africa’s migration from analogue to digital terrestrial television. Communications minister Dina Pule and state-owned broadcasting signal distributor Sentech have lost a court battle with e.tv over which entities will manage the control system to be used in the government-subsidised digital set-top boxes needed in […]

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19 Dec 2012 Tsogo Sun Holdings

‘RESILIENT’ CASINO OPERATORS CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC

CASINO and gaming groups are expecting a busy festive season and are cautiously optimistic in their outlooks, despite an increasing regulatory burden and weak economic conditions. The local market is dominated by Tsogo Sun, Sun International and Peermont, which together operate 35 of South Africa’s 38 licensed casinos. Only 40 licensed casinos are permitted in […]

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14 Dec 2012 SENS Announcements

DIRECTOR DEALING IN SECURITIES

  14 December 2012 Sponsor: Investec Bank Limited

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12 Dec 2012 HCI Australia

HOSKEN CONSOLIDATED INVESTMENTS PLANS TO RE-CAPITALISE OCEANIA

HCI re-capitalising Oceania to capture new deals Empowerment giant Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) looks set to re-capitalise its Australian subsidiary, Oceania Capital Partners (Oceania), to capture new deal flows. Documents forwarded to shareholders this month show that Oceania intends raising A$14,9m (R135m) through the issue of 9,6m new shares at A$1,55/share. The decision to raise […]

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10 Dec 2012 Media & Broadcasting

e.tv REFRESHES BRAND IDENTITY

South Africa’s first and only commercial free-to-air channel, e.tv, will unveil its re-imaged brand identity on 1 January 2013, to commemorate 14 years on air. Designed by e.tv’s Creative Services, the refreshed brand reflects not only of the channel’s origins, but entrenches the channel’s future vision of pioneering local content. The re-imaging includes a facelift […]

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8 Dec 2012 Tsogo Sun Holdings

GAMBLING ON MORE PUNTERS

While each of their companies had varying degrees of success, the chief executives of three of the major casino groups in southern Africa – Tsogo Sun, Sun International and Peermont – agree that the future looks promising for the sectpr although there are still hurdles some to overcome. “The sector is not in a bad […]

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3 Dec 2012 Transport

MATRIC CRASH DRIVER UNLICENSED

Cape Town – The matric student who was behind the wheel of the car when it smashed into a bus – killing him and two pals – did not have a driver’s licence. And Cape Town Transport Minister Robin Carlisle confirmed that the driver of the Golden Arrow bus involved in the horrific crash has […]

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