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The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has called on Telkom and trade unions to resume wage negotiations, trade union Solidarity said on Thursday. A strike would be the last resort as a solution should be found at the negotiating table, Solidarity

Microsoft South Africa, in partnership with government’s Jobs Fund, intends training more than 3 000 unemployed graduates over the next three years to allow them to find permanent employment in the country’s technology sector. Microsoft is investing R146m in the programme and the Jobs Fund

A new South African-developed service called Phish5 allows companies to target their own employees to assess their susceptibility to phishing attacks — before someone else does.
Phishing attacks try to get people to reveal login credentials or other sensitive personal data

News that Telkom may write down the value of its legacy network infrastructure is positive, analysts say. Not only will it bring its balance sheet “in line with reality”, but is indicative of a board of directors looking after an embattled company’s best interests, they say. On Tuesday

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) plans to discuss ways of reducing the cost to communicate in South Africa. Its “cost to communicate” programme will review regulations that affect telecoms costs. Regulations up for discussion include mobile termination rates – the fees operators

The Sunday Times should not allow itself to be used by politicians and opposition parties, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) said on Wednesday. “[The CWU] in general is appalled by [the] Sunday Times newspaper editor and its investigative journalists in their tabloid reporting towards

The findings of the report by public protector Thuli Madonsela into allegations of corruption and nepotism against communications minister Dina Pule has been delayed again following a problem with a witness. The report was first meant to be released in March, but was delayed until the end of May due

Communications ministry spokesman Wisani Ngobeni has claimed that his house has been burgled because of his role in the department. The landlord at his home in Bloemfontein alerted him about the burglary earlier in the day, he said. “My landlord called and

Telkom’s board of directors is considering the option of impairing the carrying value of the group’s legacy networks. A non-cash impairment charge may follow if the board decides to do this, Telkom says. This would not affect the significant cash flow it generated from its

Roads agency Sanral is using an award it received for its controversial e-tolling system to give the project legitimacy, the DA said on Wednesday. “For this … to be used as support for the building of toll roads, is just plain ludicrous,” Democratic Alliance MP Ian Ollis said in a statement