Monthly Archives: January 2019

How much money you will save if you cancel DStv and get Netflix

Pay-TV services are under big pressure from Netflix and Amazon in South Africa and around the world. MultiChoice, DStv’s parent, has said that satellite TV is an established, mature industry “looking out over a cliff” thanks to the proliferation of streaming services. The situation is no different in developed economies like the US, where traditional pay-TV providers in the US

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No public interest in media publishing Agrizzi’s affidavit, says Zondo

Johannesburg – Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo on Tuesday reprimanded the media for publishing the contents of the affidavit of former Bosasa chief operations officer-cum-whistleblower, Angelo Agrizzi, saying that there was “absolutely no public interest” in revealing the details that were soon going to be public anyway.  Sunday newspapers reported extensively on Agrizzi’s affidavit which revealed that he would implicate

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Are You Having Too Much Sugar? Here’s How Much You Need

Studies show that people who eat too much sugar have an increased risk of high blood pressure, poor cholesterol, and elevated levels of inflammation, a root cause of many chronic conditions. But, HOLD UP, before you start going through your fruit basket and tossing your apples and bananas, hear me out. The natural sugars found in fruit (fructose) and dairy

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Police welcome drug dealer’s 10-year sentence

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has welcomed the 10-year sentence handed to 23-year-old Brazilian national, Jelani Hasan James, for dealing in drugs. He was convicted and sentenced in the Kempton Park Magistrate Court on Friday. In a statement issued on Tuesday, SAPS spokesperson Colonel Katlego Mogale said the sentence was a culmination of an extensive investigation which began on

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The massive salaries of MultiChoice’s top executives

MultiChoice has revealed what its top executives will be paid in their financial year ending 31 March 2019. The remuneration details were shared in the company’s pre-listing statement. MultiChoice Group Limited – which includes MultiChoice South Africa, MultiChoice Africa, and Showmax – is expected to begin trading on the JSE on 27 February, and was required to share the pre-listing document as

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