Times Media Group

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Times Media Group
Type Public
Traded as JSE: TMG
Genre Media
Predecessors Johncom, Avusa
Founded 2012
Headquarters Johannesburg, South Africa
Key people Prakash Desai (CEO)
Products Publishing, Entertainment, Retail
Website www.timesmedia.co.za

Times Media Group is a media company in South Africa, formerly known as Johnnic Communications, then Avusa. Avusa means "to rouse feelings, to revive and evokes action". The name was changed in 2007 in order to avoid confusion between Johnnic Communications and Johnnic Holdings.[1]

In 2012, Avusa was acquired by a unit of Mvelaphanda Group and renamed Times Media Group, which was then relisted on the JSE.[2] In 2013, Times Media Group acquired the remaining 50% of BDFM from Pearson.[3]

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Some publications have seen repeated reports of poor customer management.

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