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SA must tackle dominant firms

The focus on “state capture” in South Africa has tended to divert attention from a deeper question. How can the distribution of wealth…

Samsung is heading for a split

Samsung is heading for a split

Samsung Electronics didn’t quite come out and actually say it, but Korea’s most valuable company is probably going to split as soon as…

SA’s new energy plan: will it break the bank?

SA’s new energy plan: will it break the bank?

The release of South Africa’s long-awaited update to the Integrated Resource Plan is certain to inspire renewed debate about the country’s energy future.…

Why MTN’s BEE offer missed its target

Why MTN’s BEE offer missed its target

MTN’s public offer in terms of its third black economic empowerment deal, valued at R9,9bn has closed - but short of its target.…

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In an unexpected move, Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions is getting into the retail consumer Internet market. IS said on Friday that it is acquiring Internet service provider MWeb…

MTN Group’s plan to sell shares in its Nigerian unit on the local stock exchange next year is at risk following allegations by lawmakers that Africa’s biggest wireless…

SABC acting head of corporate affairs Hlaudi Motsoeneng waxed lyrical on job creation, business economics and empowerment at an ANC Youth League KwaZulu-Natal lecture on economic freedom in…

As MTN’s much-lauded black economic empowerment scheme Zakhele enters the final stages of its maturity, uncertainty is growing in the market about the take-up of the newly formed…

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Current affairs View all

Zuma’s job in peril as ANC leaders turn on him

Jacob Zuma’s future as president of South Africa hangs in the balance as an increasing number of his governing party’s national executive committee members backed a motion for…

Zuma facing possible recall

Zuma facing possible recall

President Jacob Zuma’s future as the leader of the ANC remains in the balance as the party's national executive committee extended until Monday a meeting that’s considering a…

Zuma facing ANC motion to resign

Zuma facing ANC motion to resign

President Jacob Zuma is facing calls to step down after a minister offered a motion of no confidence at a meeting of the ruling ANC’s national executive committee,…

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SA start-up Snode steps up war on cyber crooks

SA start-up Snode steps up war on cyber crooks

One of the biggest problems with identifying cybersecurity breaches is knowing that they happened at all. Too often, attackers breach companies’ defences and remain undetected…

New SA-Aus social network launched

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Sony Xperia XZ review: more of the same

Sony Xperia XZ review: more of the same

The new 5,2-inch Sony Xperia XZ (R12 999) is the high-end successor to last year’s 5,2-inch Z5,…

Moto Z review: brilliant execution, Lenovo

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TalkCentral: Ep 160 – ‘Snake on a podcast’

TalkCentral: Ep 160 – ‘Snake on a podcast’

On TalkCentral this week, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about Internet…

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Ex-Accenture SA boss behind new tech fund

Ex-Accenture SA boss behind new tech fund

Clive Butkow, a former management consultant who spent 28 years at Accenture (formerly Arthur Andersen), is…

Digging up data: the leap from fossils to finance

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Backspace: ‘The future of television’

Backspace: ‘The future of television’

View the latest cartoon from TechCentral cartoonist Jerm.…

Backspace: ‘Stop the madness’