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6 axed SABC journalists return to work

6 axed SABC journalists return to work

Six of the axed SABC journalists reported back to work on Thursday after the public broadcaster did an about-turn, saying that it would not proceed with further legal action. The journalists arrived

MTN targets 2017 Nigeria listing

MTN targets 2017 Nigeria listing

MTN Group has kick-started the process of listing its biggest subsidiary, MTN Nigeria, on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. It said it intends to float the shares “as soon as commercially and legally possible”. The South

SA telecoms policy ‘dysfunctional’

SA telecoms policy ‘dysfunctional’

The battle over South Africa’s wireless broadband spectrum auction highlights significant government policy missteps, said local technology analyst Arthur Goldstuck. Debate over a planned wireless broadband spectrum by communications

Safaricom turns to bikers to boost e-commerce

Safaricom turns to bikers to boost e-commerce

Safaricom, the Kenyan mobile phone company that runs a money transfer service almost the size of the East African nation’s economy, invested in a courier service business in an effort to stimulate e-commerce and gain a foothold in growing

Cat first to SA with thermal imaging phone

Cat first to SA with thermal imaging phone

Cat, part of the Caterpillar stable, will on Thursday launch in South Africa what it’s calling the world’s first smartphone with a thermal imaging camera. The phone, developed on Cat’s behalf by UK firm Bullitt Group

SABC locks out journalists

SABC locks out journalists

Four journalists from the SABC have been refused entry into work at the broadcaster’s Johannesburg offices, despite the labour court ruling that their dismissals were unlawful. The SABC on Wednesday

Telkom warns of LTE congestion

Telkom warns of LTE congestion

Telkom is experiencing congestion on some sections of its fixed-wireless 4G/LTE network in busier metropolitan areas, it said on Wednesday. It blamed an “exceptional increase” in demand in recent

Auction would ‘entrench duopoly’: Cell C

Auction would ‘entrench duopoly’: Cell C

Cell C has warned that the invitation to apply for spectrum, issued earlier this month by communications regulator Icasa, would serve only to entrench the dominance of South Africa’s two largest mobile operators, Vodacom and MTN

Icasa ‘followed law’ for spectrum auction

Icasa ‘followed law’ for spectrum auction

South Africa’s communications regulator has defended its move to launch a wireless broadband spectrum auction amid government threatening legal action over the move. Earlier this month, Icasa month invited applicants

Fingerprint biometrics coming to SA bank cards

Fingerprint biometrics coming to SA bank cards

New standards to facilitate card payments using fingerprint authentication have been introduced to make transactions more secure and convenient for consumers. The Payments Association of South Africa, in partnership with

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