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25 March 2017 09:33 (South Africa)

Gupta Group to launch daily in September

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

A new daily called New Age is set to hit the newsstands in September, according to Business Day. The newspaper will be funded by the Gupta Group, which has close ties to the ANC. If the paper is anything as riveting as the Gupta Group's Thinker magazine (published by none other than Essop Pahad), we don't see it making much of an impact on the market. Read more: M&G

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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