From electricity to spectrum to water pipes, managers or ministers appointed to fix government services keep running into walls created by decades of neglect.
Author: Ivo Vegter
The solution to all the central-planning madness involved in awarding broadband spectrum in South Africa is simple: make it all tradeable. By Ivo Vegter.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has ordered his communications minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, to bring down mobile data prices by 50% by instituting direct controls on retail prices. This is a grave mistake. By Ivo Vegter.