MultiChoice paid former chair Imtiaz Patel a bonus of about R22m for overseeing a partnership between its streaming service Showmax and US content group Comcast, a move that has raised some eyebrows. 

In its annual report released on Friday, Africa’s largest pay-TV operator said Patel was awarded the bonus because he “played a leading role in the successful completion” of the deal in financial 2024. ..

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