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Tshwane doubles free Wi-Fi data

The City of Tshwane has doubled the daily data allowance on its public Wi-Fi programme. “Tshwane free Wi-Fi daily cap has been increased from 250MB to 500MB per day,” said Project Isizwe


More heads to roll at MTN: analysts

Analysts say more senior executives at mobile network MTN may have to face the music after the resignation of group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa. Dabengwa is the first executive casualty at MTN after the


We won’t block WhatsApp: Vodacom

Over-the-top services such as Internet messaging application WhatsApp, are eating Vodacom’s “lunch” but the company has no plan to block the service. This is according to group CEO Shameel Joosub.


SA’s biggest Twitter accounts

Listening to the crowd receptions that AB de Villiers has commanded throughout the Proteas’ tour of India, it’s safe to say that he has secured “megastar” status. And Twitter confirms just that


Sassa tender won’t be reissued

There is no plan to reissue a R10bn social grants tender after it ends in 2017, says the South African Social Security Agency. In 2012, Cash Paymaster Services, a division of JSE-listed Net1 UEPS Technologies, won the Sassa tender to distribute grant payments to over 10m recipients.


French woo SA on nuclear

Amid speculation about South Africa’s nuclear build programme, the French special envoy for the French-South Africa nuclear partnership Pascal Colombani is in the country punting his country for


Nigeria, SA yet to discuss MTN fine

Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene had not discussed the MTN-Nigeria crisis with a counterpart in Nigeria because a cabinet in that country had not yet been appointed, minister in the presidency Jeff


SA, Nigeria relations remain ‘cordial’: Radebe

The recent US$5,2bn fine issued against MTN does not affect the cordial relations between South Africa and Nigeria, with government hopeful that talks between the mobile network and Nigerian authorities will bear fruit, a senior cabinet minister has said

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