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Tshwane tops Wi-Fi charts

Tshwane’s public Wi-Fi build programme is the largest of its kind in South Africa, new research has confirmed. According to data by research firm BMI-TechKnowledge, the City of Tshwane’s free Wi-Fi build programme ranks as the largest in the country. “Tshwane is the biggest in terms

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Why charges were dropped against Maseko

More details have emerged about why the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) withdrew car fraud charges against Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko on Friday. On Friday, Bloomberg reported that the

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Maseko welcomes decision to drop charges

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has welcomed a decision to drop car fraud charges against him. He faced fraud charges for allegedly driving a car with false number plates. Another driver, who bought a car previously owned by Maseko, allegedly received

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Eskom on road to stability: CEO

Eskom acting CEO Brian Molefe said on Friday it is a sign of Eskom’s state of stability that there has been no load shedding for 26 days, despite 900MW of Koeberg unit 2 going down for maintenance. Unveiling the power utility’s maintenance plan for the next

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Alleged jammer syndicate nabbed

Efficient intelligence-gathering coupled with careful observation has led to a highly skilled remote-jamming syndicate being taken down by police this week. Police teams comprised of officers from Organised Crime

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Uber to expand to smaller SA cities

Internet ride-sharing service Uber is exploring expansion out of Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban into smaller South African cities. This is according to Uber head of sub-Saharan Africa Alon Lits

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Sharp drop in power generation

Electricity generated by South Africa dropped by 3,3% in July compared to the same period last year, Statistics South Africa said on Thursday. The total volume of electricity distributed in South Africa for the month of July has decreased progressively from 21 119GWh in 2013

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Uber wants SA transport laws changed

Internet ride-sharing service Uber wants government to formally introduce a category that would cater to transporters who use technology. On Tuesday, Uber headed to parliament to present

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CEOs lose confidence in SA

CEO confidence in South Africa has hit an all-time low, according to the latest Merchantec CEO confidence Index released on Wednesday. The index recorded a decrease of 7% from a score of 45,4 points in the

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Crime reporting encourages crime: Motsoeneng

The media encourages young people to become criminals when it reports on crime, SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has said in a television interview. But when asked if the same principle would apply to corruption, he paused before coming up with an answer

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