Author: Sunil Gopal

On 21 May, South Africans will get to hear telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele deliver his second budget vote speech. It will be a report card for a minister who has been in the role for precisely a year. He is unlikely to

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Legislation governing intellectual property (IP) in South Africa has not kept pace with the digital era, a specialist law firm has warned. Spoor & Fisher partner Herman Blignaut says copyright legislation has

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Telkom has won a high-stakes case against Daimler Fleet Management over management of the telecommunications operator’s full fleet of 6 000 service vehicles. The vehicles are used by Telkom’s field technicians across South Africa. The high court in Pretoria has ordered that Daimler pay costs, including Telkom’s. Outsourcing of the business can now go ahead to Telkom new supplier, Bidvest. “We are pleased the judge concurred with our view and that the transition to Bidvest will continue to be undertaken in a seamless and professional manner,” said Telkom spokesman Jacqui O’Sullivan. “This fleet contract addresses a key aspect of our business…

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