Author Ryk van Niekerk

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Telkom a lone beacon of hope

Telkom reported stellar results on Monday, proving that privatisation is the only real option to solve the dire financial positions and the criminal lack of corporate governance at virtually all of South Africa’s state-owned enterprises. The reported results

Opinion

R2/MB could trip up SA’s mobile operators

The cellular industry may soon become the victim of the next wave of disruptive technology, much as this industry virtually destroyed traditional fixed-line telephony in the late 1990s. This may happen sooner than many think

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Q&A with Sequoia Capital’s Roelof Botha

There are a couple of South Africans who are making their mark across the world. One of them is Sequoia Capital partner Roelof Botha, who has become something of a Silicon Valley superstar. Forbes recently named this South African as one of the

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Why did the Guptas head for the exit?

So, the Gupta brothers have called South Africa quits. Although it is not really surprising, as virtually everyone but the president and his family have taken a hostile stance against the family, the swiftness of their departure has raised a few eyebrows