Iqbal Surve

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Iqbal Surve said : “In our young democracy where media freedom is important, it is really sad and a huge concern that one has to be subjected to such intimidation. "It is an invasion of one’s privacy and is an attempt to stop one from supporting and uncovering the truth and a balanced narrative to the country,” External link

iol Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We have heard today about how China has contributed immensely towards the beneficiation of the African people, support of the PPEs on Covid-19, in support not just in actual materials but also in human support, etc. And of course, that in itself represents the good intentions and the ambitions of the Chinese people… Many people try and build a divide between African people and the Chinese people and they do so on the basis of propaganda. To be frank, whereas the reality is that the Chinese people and the African people are united. Both come from deep, deep structural problems in terms of economic development. Of course, China has overcome that in the last 30 to 40 years,” External link

iol Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I am not on the board or executive management of Ayo and suggest you direct your questions to the executives of Ayo or Sizwe Africa,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "Her creativity, innovative mindset, leadership and keen understanding of the media industry will be invaluable to ANA's growth strategy," External link

news18 Monday, January 13, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "Her creativity, innovative mindset, leadership and keen understanding of the media industry will be invaluable to ANA's growth strategy," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “The appointments are a reflection of our ongoing focus on youth, gender, diversity and transformation in general. We continue to make sure that our appointments are aligned with our transformation ethos and reflect the demographics of our country,” “We are incredibly proud of our home-grown talent. Siyavuya’s appointment is very well deserved and I would like to thank Aneez Salie for the role that he has played in nurturing a great pool of talent in his newsroom. Melanie has performed incredibly well, and her appointment is also well earned. ‘‘Yogas’ strong leadership and her dedication to her craft have made her the perfect candidate to support Aneez, who is one of our stalwart editors, in his new role as Editor-in-Chief. ‘‘I have complete confidence in the leadership of these new appointments” External link

iol Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “The appointments are a reflection of our ongoing focus on youth, gender, diversity and transformation in general. We continue to make sure that our appointments are aligned with our transformation ethos and reflect the demographics of our country,” “We are incredibly proud of our home-grown talent. Siyavuya’s appointment is very well deserved and I would like to thank Aneez Salie for the role that he has played in nurturing a great pool of talent in his newsroom. Melanie has performed incredibly well, and her appointment is also well earned. ‘‘Yogas’ strong leadership and her dedication to her craft have made her the perfect candidate to support Aneez, who is one of our stalwart editors, in his new role as Editor-in-Chief. ‘‘I have complete confidence in the leadership of these new appointments” External link

the-star Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "All South Africans must defend the right to media freedom and censorship. Independent Media stands for the truth and this is what sometimes causes discomfort amongst those in authority and power and who seek to impose media censorship and a singular narrative. " External link

iol Monday, November 18, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "we have no problem giving them information relating to AYO had they simply asked for it," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "This is a desperate attempt to stop us from publishing the truth. Ironically, it is Sekunjalo that lodged a formal complaint with the FSCA against certain well-known hedge funds and asset managers that were trying to bring down AYO's share price," "Instead of investigating that the FSCA is used to intimidate us into submission" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We have no problem giving them information relating to Ayo had they simply asked for it,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 9, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I have only one condition to this support,” “Do not give us [the company] anything in return. It’s very important that our support is unconditional” External link

citizen Friday, August 16, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “The discussions that we’ve had with Chinese business people, state-owned enterprises and family offices, have resulted in the establishment of this fund. Africa is ready to grow and is heading towards a $5-trillion economy. The Chinese have seen how China was able to grow from 1980, when China made up only 2 percent of the global GDP (Gross Domestic Product) when compared to today, where China makes up 19 percent of the global GDP. This fund is a great boost for the development of Africa” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “When Sekunjalo acquired Irish-owned Independent Media in 2013, the company embarked on an intensive transformation campaign with the sole purpose of leading a new media revolution in our country - not one based on race, but on the message and the narrative,” External link

iol Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "There has been no formal communication to Sekunjalo from the ANC Western Cape regarding the return of the donation," External link

news24 Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve told : "We understand that it cannot be returned because it has been disbursed already," External link

news24 Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "There has been no formal communication to Sekunjalo from the ANC Western Cape regarding the return of the donation," External link

news24 Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve told : "We understand that it cannot be returned because it has been disbursed already," External link

news24 Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I only have one condition to our support‚ do not give us anything in return. We want absolutely nothing in return... Our support is unconditional,” External link

businessday Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "I have never hidden the fact that I have supported the ANC," External link

news24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve charged : “They did that because our competitors Tiso Blackstar publications, Business Day as they continued to do, eNCA and others blatantly put negative propaganda in the public space to force the JSE to look for a reason to stop this listing,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I venture to suggest that companies started by black entrepreneurs, that are black-owned and black-managed with black beneficiaries, do not have more than a few R100 billion of the total market capitalisation of R12 trillion of the JSE, thus it is well-recognised that 25 years into democracy, the capital markets in South Africa have not transformed,” External link

citizen Monday, April 8, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "I have heard from sources I trust that Gungubele is going to use taxpayers’ money to come after us, to crush Independent Media, to crush Sekunjalo," "He is doing this because we don’t toe the line. He has been saying this to members of the national executive committee of the ANC" External link

businessday Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "Or we have to do the most difficult thing and retrench half the people. I am not tough enough to do that," External link

businessday Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “Independent Media is what gives me sleepless nights because I have to balance the need to keep people employed with advertising moving in a tough media climate. I have approached the PIC for recapitalisation of Independent Media, but the PIC has refused to engage us,” External link

mg Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I wrote a letter to all our editors to tell them to remain independent and not take sides. Don’t get involved in factional battles inside the ANC ... They want Independent Media to take sides. The editors can tell you themselves. The day we no longer have objectivity, our business is gone,” External link

businessday Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We made an offer to buy out the PIC’s stake in Independent Media. Look at the conduct of the PIC and Government Employees Pension Fund. They have treated us with complete disdain. The first thing that you would do is engage with us, but they they point blank refused to do this,” External link

businessday Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “The PIC’s investment was a viable and remains viable” External link

mg Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I venture to suggest that companies started by black entrepreneurs, that are black-owned and black-managed with black beneficiaries, do not have more than a few R100 billion of the total market capitalisation of R12 trillion of the JSE, thus it is well recognised that 25 years into democracy, the capital markets in South Africa have not transformed,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 2, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve added : “The despicable attempt by the Sunday Times to make it seem that these funds have been misappropriated is misleading, defamatory and shows an ignorance of how corporates function in a modern economy,” External link

the-star Monday, February 11, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve stating ( about Dan Matjila ) : “I consider Dan a good friend” External link

mg Wednesday, January 30, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "The world has been integrated with technologies, languages and global standards. Going back to protectionism is immature and selfish," External link

china Wednesday, September 6, 2017 7:11:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "all the ingredients are there for us to be successful," External link

china Monday, September 4, 2017 10:36:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We won’t tolerate our platforms carrying fake news, or news that has not been corroborated. This is a serious breach of ethics, and is tantamount to Independent Media being used to further an agenda,” External link

enca Tuesday, August 22, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve says : “It is an honour to be a part of the board, whose main objective is to enable an economically viable, accountable, and transparent flow of content to inform, influence, entertain and/or educate stakeholders while supporting and empowering them. The digital era is transforming us as individuals and societies. As an organisation we need to ensure that our policies stimulate business growth and keep in mind the needs of our citizens,” External link

iol Wednesday, January 18, 2017 4:01:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “Growing the vernacular market is part of Independent Media’s strategy. Mazwi, with his wealth of editorial experience and his solid understanding of his readers’ and advertisers’ needs, will play a valuable role in executing our strategy,” External link

iol Sunday, September 11, 2016 9:39:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said ( about Karima Brown ) : “Karima’s departure is a great loss for Independent Media. She will remain a close friend, confidant and dear comrade. I am forever grateful to Karima for her immense contribution to our vision and the transformation of the media in this country. Independent Media will always be a home for her,” External link

iol Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:51:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said ( about Karima Brown ) : "I am forever grateful to Karima for her immense contribution to our vision and the transformation of the media in this country. Independent Media will always be a home for her," External link

bdlive Friday, July 29, 2016 5:43:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said ( about Karima Brown ) : “I am forever grateful to Karima for her immense contribution to our vision and the transformation of the media in this country. Independent Media will always be a home for her” External link

iol Friday, July 29, 2016 5:19:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We will study the recommendations and advise on our approach and implementation” External link

iol Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:18:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "At a time when competition and hostility amongst media houses is at its most intense, we at Sekunjalo Investment Holdings have been completely open about our intention to incorporate Sapa into the Ana syndication service and to invest considerable resources into establishing a quality African news agency," External link

news24 Tuesday, February 10, 2015 7:42:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "At a time when competition and hostility amongst media houses is at its most intense, we at Sekunjalo Investment Holdings have been completely open about our intention to incorporate Sapa into the Ana syndication service and to invest considerable resources into establishing a quality African news agency," External link

thetimes-za Tuesday, February 10, 2015 5:32:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said ( about Africa Press ) : “At a time when competition and hostility amongst media houses is at its most intense, we at Sekunjalo Investment Holdings have been completely open about our intention to incorporate SAPA into the ANA syndication service and to invest considerable resources into establishing a quality African news agency. We remain committed to doing so, in the interest of the broader South African and African media industry” External link

iol Tuesday, February 10, 2015 4:00:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “Editorial independence and integrity remain the cornerstones of all the publications in the group,” External link

iol Monday, February 2, 2015 3:02:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “Our goal is to ensure that all our media properties are representative of the communities we serve while at the same time, introducing new and more effective workflows in the newsrooms. We will not be deterred from growing Independent Media into the biggest media company in South Africa,” External link

iol Monday, February 2, 2015 3:02:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We have a job to do. We have the people to do it. There’s no stopping us” External link

iol Monday, February 2, 2015 3:02:00 PM EAT



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Loyiso Pulumani said ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “The department was not coerced nor influenced to participate in the contract and this participation has got nothing to do with Mr Survé or his alleged connections,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Chris Whitfield said ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “Jacques is with Iqbal now, trying to work something out,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, October 28, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Deon Botha said ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “The correct position is that, the PIC is not a party to any regulatory investigation by the FSCA into Dr Survé or his business entities that led to past week's search and seizure operation by the FSCA. An attempt to link the PIC’s response and anticipated actions in respect of its investment in Sekunjalo and Ayo to past week’s raid at Sekunjalo’s Offices, is factually misplaced, opportunistic, flawed and deceitful,” “The PIC reserves its rights and will elect not to make further public statements at this time until any anticipated and real legal proceedings — of whatever form or manner they may take — are instituted before court” External link

businessday Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Dan Matjila told ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “Yes there was a continuous engagement with Dr Survé and the reason for this was not because of friendship per se, but because I and my colleagues were worried that the PIC was being increasingly exposed to high risk and I needed to be closely involved with the major players so as to be able to continually assess the situation,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Dan Matjila told ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “Yes there was a continuous engagement with Dr Survé and the reason for this was not because of friendship per se, but because I and my colleagues were worried that the PIC was being increasingly exposed to high risk and I needed to be closely involved with the major players so as to be able to continually assess the situation,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Lionel Adendorf said ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “We received a report on the election finances and based on that there was also the issue of the donation of Dr Iqbal Survé and then the PWC decided to launch and official investigation and pending the outcome of that investigation decided to suspend the provincial treasurer,” External link

mg Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Magda Wierzycka said ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “Every time I’ve been critical of Ayo Technology, [Survé] has published stories in Business Report about me being a subliminal racist and, consequently, I’m already suing him for defamation,” External link

businessday Wednesday, December 12, 2018 12:30:00 PM EAT

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Iqbal Surve

Last updated on 2017-09-06T06:07+0300.

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Iqbal Surve said : “In our young democracy where media freedom is important, it is really sad and a huge concern that one has to be subjected to such intimidation. "It is an invasion of one’s privacy and is an attempt to stop one from supporting and uncovering the truth and a balanced narrative to the country,” External link

iol Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We have heard today about how China has contributed immensely towards the beneficiation of the African people, support of the PPEs on Covid-19, in support not just in actual materials but also in human support, etc. And of course, that in itself represents the good intentions and the ambitions of the Chinese people… Many people try and build a divide between African people and the Chinese people and they do so on the basis of propaganda. To be frank, whereas the reality is that the Chinese people and the African people are united. Both come from deep, deep structural problems in terms of economic development. Of course, China has overcome that in the last 30 to 40 years,” External link

iol Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I am not on the board or executive management of Ayo and suggest you direct your questions to the executives of Ayo or Sizwe Africa,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "Her creativity, innovative mindset, leadership and keen understanding of the media industry will be invaluable to ANA's growth strategy," External link

news18 Monday, January 13, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "Her creativity, innovative mindset, leadership and keen understanding of the media industry will be invaluable to ANA's growth strategy," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “The appointments are a reflection of our ongoing focus on youth, gender, diversity and transformation in general. We continue to make sure that our appointments are aligned with our transformation ethos and reflect the demographics of our country,” “We are incredibly proud of our home-grown talent. Siyavuya’s appointment is very well deserved and I would like to thank Aneez Salie for the role that he has played in nurturing a great pool of talent in his newsroom. Melanie has performed incredibly well, and her appointment is also well earned. ‘‘Yogas’ strong leadership and her dedication to her craft have made her the perfect candidate to support Aneez, who is one of our stalwart editors, in his new role as Editor-in-Chief. ‘‘I have complete confidence in the leadership of these new appointments” External link

iol Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “The appointments are a reflection of our ongoing focus on youth, gender, diversity and transformation in general. We continue to make sure that our appointments are aligned with our transformation ethos and reflect the demographics of our country,” “We are incredibly proud of our home-grown talent. Siyavuya’s appointment is very well deserved and I would like to thank Aneez Salie for the role that he has played in nurturing a great pool of talent in his newsroom. Melanie has performed incredibly well, and her appointment is also well earned. ‘‘Yogas’ strong leadership and her dedication to her craft have made her the perfect candidate to support Aneez, who is one of our stalwart editors, in his new role as Editor-in-Chief. ‘‘I have complete confidence in the leadership of these new appointments” External link

the-star Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "All South Africans must defend the right to media freedom and censorship. Independent Media stands for the truth and this is what sometimes causes discomfort amongst those in authority and power and who seek to impose media censorship and a singular narrative. " External link

iol Monday, November 18, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "we have no problem giving them information relating to AYO had they simply asked for it," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "This is a desperate attempt to stop us from publishing the truth. Ironically, it is Sekunjalo that lodged a formal complaint with the FSCA against certain well-known hedge funds and asset managers that were trying to bring down AYO's share price," "Instead of investigating that the FSCA is used to intimidate us into submission" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We have no problem giving them information relating to Ayo had they simply asked for it,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 9, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I have only one condition to this support,” “Do not give us [the company] anything in return. It’s very important that our support is unconditional” External link

citizen Friday, August 16, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “The discussions that we’ve had with Chinese business people, state-owned enterprises and family offices, have resulted in the establishment of this fund. Africa is ready to grow and is heading towards a $5-trillion economy. The Chinese have seen how China was able to grow from 1980, when China made up only 2 percent of the global GDP (Gross Domestic Product) when compared to today, where China makes up 19 percent of the global GDP. This fund is a great boost for the development of Africa” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “When Sekunjalo acquired Irish-owned Independent Media in 2013, the company embarked on an intensive transformation campaign with the sole purpose of leading a new media revolution in our country - not one based on race, but on the message and the narrative,” External link

iol Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "There has been no formal communication to Sekunjalo from the ANC Western Cape regarding the return of the donation," External link

news24 Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve told : "We understand that it cannot be returned because it has been disbursed already," External link

news24 Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "There has been no formal communication to Sekunjalo from the ANC Western Cape regarding the return of the donation," External link

news24 Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve told : "We understand that it cannot be returned because it has been disbursed already," External link

news24 Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I only have one condition to our support‚ do not give us anything in return. We want absolutely nothing in return... Our support is unconditional,” External link

businessday Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "I have never hidden the fact that I have supported the ANC," External link

news24 Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve charged : “They did that because our competitors Tiso Blackstar publications, Business Day as they continued to do, eNCA and others blatantly put negative propaganda in the public space to force the JSE to look for a reason to stop this listing,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I venture to suggest that companies started by black entrepreneurs, that are black-owned and black-managed with black beneficiaries, do not have more than a few R100 billion of the total market capitalisation of R12 trillion of the JSE, thus it is well-recognised that 25 years into democracy, the capital markets in South Africa have not transformed,” External link

citizen Monday, April 8, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "I have heard from sources I trust that Gungubele is going to use taxpayers’ money to come after us, to crush Independent Media, to crush Sekunjalo," "He is doing this because we don’t toe the line. He has been saying this to members of the national executive committee of the ANC" External link

businessday Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "Or we have to do the most difficult thing and retrench half the people. I am not tough enough to do that," External link

businessday Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “Independent Media is what gives me sleepless nights because I have to balance the need to keep people employed with advertising moving in a tough media climate. I have approached the PIC for recapitalisation of Independent Media, but the PIC has refused to engage us,” External link

mg Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I wrote a letter to all our editors to tell them to remain independent and not take sides. Don’t get involved in factional battles inside the ANC ... They want Independent Media to take sides. The editors can tell you themselves. The day we no longer have objectivity, our business is gone,” External link

businessday Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We made an offer to buy out the PIC’s stake in Independent Media. Look at the conduct of the PIC and Government Employees Pension Fund. They have treated us with complete disdain. The first thing that you would do is engage with us, but they they point blank refused to do this,” External link

businessday Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “The PIC’s investment was a viable and remains viable” External link

mg Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “I venture to suggest that companies started by black entrepreneurs, that are black-owned and black-managed with black beneficiaries, do not have more than a few R100 billion of the total market capitalisation of R12 trillion of the JSE, thus it is well recognised that 25 years into democracy, the capital markets in South Africa have not transformed,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 2, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve added : “The despicable attempt by the Sunday Times to make it seem that these funds have been misappropriated is misleading, defamatory and shows an ignorance of how corporates function in a modern economy,” External link

the-star Monday, February 11, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve stating ( about Dan Matjila ) : “I consider Dan a good friend” External link

mg Wednesday, January 30, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "The world has been integrated with technologies, languages and global standards. Going back to protectionism is immature and selfish," External link

china Wednesday, September 6, 2017 7:11:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "all the ingredients are there for us to be successful," External link

china Monday, September 4, 2017 10:36:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We won’t tolerate our platforms carrying fake news, or news that has not been corroborated. This is a serious breach of ethics, and is tantamount to Independent Media being used to further an agenda,” External link

enca Tuesday, August 22, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve says : “It is an honour to be a part of the board, whose main objective is to enable an economically viable, accountable, and transparent flow of content to inform, influence, entertain and/or educate stakeholders while supporting and empowering them. The digital era is transforming us as individuals and societies. As an organisation we need to ensure that our policies stimulate business growth and keep in mind the needs of our citizens,” External link

iol Wednesday, January 18, 2017 4:01:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “Growing the vernacular market is part of Independent Media’s strategy. Mazwi, with his wealth of editorial experience and his solid understanding of his readers’ and advertisers’ needs, will play a valuable role in executing our strategy,” External link

iol Sunday, September 11, 2016 9:39:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said ( about Karima Brown ) : “Karima’s departure is a great loss for Independent Media. She will remain a close friend, confidant and dear comrade. I am forever grateful to Karima for her immense contribution to our vision and the transformation of the media in this country. Independent Media will always be a home for her,” External link

iol Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:51:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said ( about Karima Brown ) : "I am forever grateful to Karima for her immense contribution to our vision and the transformation of the media in this country. Independent Media will always be a home for her," External link

bdlive Friday, July 29, 2016 5:43:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said ( about Karima Brown ) : “I am forever grateful to Karima for her immense contribution to our vision and the transformation of the media in this country. Independent Media will always be a home for her” External link

iol Friday, July 29, 2016 5:19:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We will study the recommendations and advise on our approach and implementation” External link

iol Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:18:00 AM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "At a time when competition and hostility amongst media houses is at its most intense, we at Sekunjalo Investment Holdings have been completely open about our intention to incorporate Sapa into the Ana syndication service and to invest considerable resources into establishing a quality African news agency," External link

news24 Tuesday, February 10, 2015 7:42:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : "At a time when competition and hostility amongst media houses is at its most intense, we at Sekunjalo Investment Holdings have been completely open about our intention to incorporate Sapa into the Ana syndication service and to invest considerable resources into establishing a quality African news agency," External link

thetimes-za Tuesday, February 10, 2015 5:32:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said ( about Africa Press ) : “At a time when competition and hostility amongst media houses is at its most intense, we at Sekunjalo Investment Holdings have been completely open about our intention to incorporate SAPA into the ANA syndication service and to invest considerable resources into establishing a quality African news agency. We remain committed to doing so, in the interest of the broader South African and African media industry” External link

iol Tuesday, February 10, 2015 4:00:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “Editorial independence and integrity remain the cornerstones of all the publications in the group,” External link

iol Monday, February 2, 2015 3:02:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “Our goal is to ensure that all our media properties are representative of the communities we serve while at the same time, introducing new and more effective workflows in the newsrooms. We will not be deterred from growing Independent Media into the biggest media company in South Africa,” External link

iol Monday, February 2, 2015 3:02:00 PM EAT

Iqbal Surve said : “We have a job to do. We have the people to do it. There’s no stopping us” External link

iol Monday, February 2, 2015 3:02:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
businessman7.69%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
chairperson4.62%EN11/25/201625/11/2016
chairman52.31%EN10/19/201619/10/2016
owner4.62%EN10/19/201619/10/2016
executive1.54%EN09/21/201621/09/2016
chief executive1.54%EN09/21/201621/09/2016
media chief executive1.54%EN09/21/201621/09/2016
independent media chief executive1.54%EN09/21/201621/09/2016
minister of home affairs1.54%EN09/21/201621/09/2016
boss12.31%EN08/29/201629/08/2016
sekunjalo investment holdings chairman4.62%EN03/06/201506/03/2015
head6.15%EN12/12/201312/12/2013
Names Lang Count
Iqbal SurveEN50.97%
Iqbal SurvéEN47.74%
Iqbal SurveFR0.65%
Iqbal SurvéSA0.65%


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Loyiso Pulumani said ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “The department was not coerced nor influenced to participate in the contract and this participation has got nothing to do with Mr Survé or his alleged connections,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Chris Whitfield said ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “Jacques is with Iqbal now, trying to work something out,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, October 28, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Deon Botha said ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “The correct position is that, the PIC is not a party to any regulatory investigation by the FSCA into Dr Survé or his business entities that led to past week's search and seizure operation by the FSCA. An attempt to link the PIC’s response and anticipated actions in respect of its investment in Sekunjalo and Ayo to past week’s raid at Sekunjalo’s Offices, is factually misplaced, opportunistic, flawed and deceitful,” “The PIC reserves its rights and will elect not to make further public statements at this time until any anticipated and real legal proceedings — of whatever form or manner they may take — are instituted before court” External link

businessday Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Dan Matjila told ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “Yes there was a continuous engagement with Dr Survé and the reason for this was not because of friendship per se, but because I and my colleagues were worried that the PIC was being increasingly exposed to high risk and I needed to be closely involved with the major players so as to be able to continually assess the situation,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Dan Matjila told ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “Yes there was a continuous engagement with Dr Survé and the reason for this was not because of friendship per se, but because I and my colleagues were worried that the PIC was being increasingly exposed to high risk and I needed to be closely involved with the major players so as to be able to continually assess the situation,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Lionel Adendorf said ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “We received a report on the election finances and based on that there was also the issue of the donation of Dr Iqbal Survé and then the PWC decided to launch and official investigation and pending the outcome of that investigation decided to suspend the provincial treasurer,” External link

mg Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Magda Wierzycka said ( about Iqbal Surve ) : “Every time I’ve been critical of Ayo Technology, [Survé] has published stories in Business Report about me being a subliminal racist and, consequently, I’m already suing him for defamation,” External link

businessday Wednesday, December 12, 2018 12:30:00 PM EAT