Tag Archive | Independent Media

The role of unions in increasing localisation

The labour movement has a vested interest in encouraging localisation. As one of the social partners at Nedlac, they were signatories to the Local Procurement Accord in 2011, making a number of commitments to support localisation, which have contributed to the narrative around the buy local movement and broader localisation. When there are job losses, […]

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Independent Media continues transformation drive

Veteran journalist Steve Motale, 52, has returned to Independent Media, to take over the editorship of The Sunday Independent. Motale is a former executive editor of the Pretoria News, which is part of the Independent Media stable. Motale left Independent just prior to Sekunjalo’s acquisition of Independent Media was consolidated, as he was headhunted by […]

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Howard Plaatjes new Independent Media COO

Sekunjalo Investment Holdings and Independent Media executive chairman, Dr Iqbal Survé, is pleased to had announced the appointment of Howard Plaatjes as chief operations officer (COO) for Independent Media. Plaatjes, who currently holds the position of Group Executive: Trading Performance and Operations, joined Independent Media in August 2013. During this time, he was responsible for overseeing […]

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