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It says it will prescribe clear and concrete developmental mandates and objectives to all state-owned enterprises, which will be gauged by their ability to deliver quality services, the number of jobs they create and the speed at which they expand the

The South African economy grew by 3,8% in the last quarter of 2013, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday. This was compared with 0,7% growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) in the previous quarter of last year. The main contributors to the

In an increasingly crowded and competitive smartphone space, market leader Samsung Electronics has taken the wraps off its latest flagship, the Galaxy S5, at an event in Barcelona, Spain. The new device, unveiled by the company’s CEO, JK Shin, features new health

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) has scolded Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko, ordering him to attend a corporate governance and director duties course within 90 business days over the granting of a R6m interest-free loan to the company’s

Telkom has published an invitation for interested bidders to apply to partner the fixed-line telecommunications operator in providing video-on-demand (VOD) services to its customers. The move comes after Telkom said last year it was talking to potential VOD

New data from International Data Corp (IDC) shows demand for tablet computers in South Africa is soaring. Shipments of tablet PCs to South Africa increased by 107% year on year in the last quarter of 2013 to a total of 513 000 units, the research firm said

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Nokia took a game-changing step in the affordable smartphone market with its X series of phones underpinned by the open-source Android operating system. Fitting neatly into the current space

Court cases involving e-tolling on Gauteng highways have cost the taxpayer more than R6m in legal fees, according to finance minister Pravin Gordhan. “The total amount spent on the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) case is

Roads agency Sanral needs to be transparent on e-tag sales in light of the impression it was creating that motorists were “clamouring” to be tagged, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Monday. “Sanral’s number of 1,2m e-tags ‘taken up’ is hogwash

It’s the end of an era. Naspers has announced that its long-serving CEO, Koos Bekker, 61, is stepping down as CEO. Bekker, who will stand down from the Naspers board for a year, will be succeeded by the media and technology group’s head of e-commerce