According to BD Live, Technology billionaire Robert Gumede plans to sue Sekunjalo executive chair Iqbal Survé and Independent Newspapers for a massive R1bn, and according to TechCentral, Communications minister Yunus Carrim says MultiChoice is a bully.
Iqbal Survé - to be sued in his personal capacity? (Image courtesy The Media Online)
BD Live: Gumede hits Survé with R1bn lawsuit... Iqbal Survé's time as chair of Independent has certainly been an interesting few months... Loss/dismissal of a number of senior and very experienced staff, and now on the brink of being sued for publishing a scathing article allegedly claiming that Gumede was being investigated for corruption and fraud.
Also see ANC funder probed - the original article allegedly claiming that Gumede was being investigated.
Yunus Carrim has lashed out at MultiChoice. (Image: GCIS)
Tech Central: MultiChoice a bullying monopoly: Carrim... Duncan McLeod, writing in TechCentral, says that "Communications minister Yunus Carrim has lashed out at MultiChoice over its open letter to him in which it has accused him of advancing 'certain narrow commercial interests'." Carrim is reported to have said that government can't be "constantly bullied" by a "monopoly".
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