When government announced it was bringing in outside shareholders to take a majority holding in South African Airways, there was a lot of chatter that it was now following the “Telkom model”. By Larry Claasen.
Author: Larry Claasen
It is now mandatory for local banks to make hand sanitisers available at all 30 000 ATMs in South Africa, but an industry body says this is going to be almost impossible to achieve.
Pick n Pay can expect some competition from rival Shoprite when it comes to offering a mobile data and voice service.
South Africans are in for a hefty rise in the price of electricity, as energy regulator Nersa has agreed to Eskom increasing its tariff by over 15% for the 2021/2022 financial year.
Nigeria’s demand that all of MTN’s 75 million subscribers be registered with national ID numbers in two weeks might seem like the authorities are gunning for it once again. It’s more nuanced than that.
MTN is in a race against time to get about half its subscribers to comply with the Nigerian government’s stipulation that their Sims be connected to their ID numbers by the end of the year.
The South African Reserve Bank and industry regulators have warned the public not to use instant electronic funds transfer online payment services as a payment option.
EOH CEO Stephen van Coller’s testimony at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture inadvertently turned into a lecture on how corruption between the state and the public sector happens.
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko pointed out something of the obvious at the group’s interim results presentation earlier this week: the telecommunications group is undervalued.
The commission’s “Competition in the Digital Economy” paper says that South Africa doesn’t set up a regulatory framework, it could soon find itself trying to govern companies that have amassed huge power.