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Former SABC group CEO Lulama Mokhobo has denied approving an irregular salary increase for acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, Sowetan reported on Thursday. “I feel very hurt and disturbed by the report because I did not approve the increase. The signatures on

A group of opposition parties is to lay criminal charges against SABC acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng. “He clearly acted fraudulently in misrepresenting his qualifications to the SABC when applying for employment, including stating that he has passed matric,” the group said

The latest numbers from JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms, by far South Africa’s largest distributor of prepaid airtime, suggest MTN is haemorrhaging market share to rival Cell C in the mass market. In notes accompanying Blue Label’s interim results for the half year ended November 2013

Public protector Thuli Madonsela’s interview on the SAfm radio station was cancelled as the SABC could not find other people in time to take part in the debate, it said on Wednesday. “Remember that the radio show is a debate consisting of a panel. The producers could not get other

Convergence Partners is the newest investor in 4Di Capital’s venture capital (VC) fund. The technology investment management firm, founded and controlled by businessman Andile Ngcaba, will be an equal limited partner in the fund alongside Reinet (the Rupert family) and E Oppenheimer & Son

Permitting live broadcasts during Oscar Pistorius’s murder case will lead to an unfair trial, the high court in Pretoria heard on Wednesday. Barry Roux SC, for Pistorius, argued that media activities in court would have an effect on several aspects of the paralympian athlete’s trial. “Why can’t this

Communications minister Yunus Carrim is continuing to engage with warring broadcasters over set-top box control for digital terrestrial television, but government will make a final decision within the next three to four weeks even if final consensus can’t be reached

Roads agency Sanral has been ordered to fix billing problems related to the Gauteng e-toll system, transport minister Dipuo Peters said on Tuesday. Briefing parliament’s transport portfolio committee, Peters conceded there were teething problems with

Data traffic over mobile networks in South Africa will increase by nearly eight-fold in the next five years and grow twice as quickly as fixed Internet traffic. That’s one of the key predictions in networking vendor Cisco’s “Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update

MTN has won a partial victory following a complaint lodged at the Advertising Standards Authority over a television advertisement flighted in October 2013 by rival Vodacom. The commercial centres on a fictional family, the Khumalos. When a member of the family expresses