MultiChoice Group, the owner of DStv and Showmax, surprised investors on Monday when it revealed that France’s Groupe Canal+ has acquired 6.5% of its equity, sending its shares leaping higher.
But as digital payments become the norm, society is contemplating whether a cashless future may just be a reality. But is it achievable – or even desirable? By Nedbank’s Chipo Mushwana.
Absa’s separation from Barclays gave the banking group the chance to consider alternative solutions to fight financial crime. By Nic Swingler.
The procurement of power from independent producers will significantly increase investment in the sector. This will attract greater investment in energy and create much needed jobs. By Cyril Ramaphosa.
Communications regulator Icasa faces its biggest-ever test over the coming six months as it gears up to oversee South Africa’s first-ever auction of broadband telecommunications spectrum.
South Africa’s digital television migration project has once again come unstuck. Is it time to give up on the project altogether? By Duncan McLeod.
There is a perception that load shedding would be far worse were it not for the disruption wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. It’s a myth. By Hilton Tarrant.
In challenging Apple’s App Store “monopoly”, Fortnite creator Epic Games has taken virtual combat from computer screens to boardroom. The outcome is difficult to predict. By Peter Alkema.
What if I told you that our energy crisis could be alleviated with one simple change? Sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? But I can tell you that it is that simple. By Daniel Goldstuck.
Online shopping was on an upward trajectory long before the Covid-19 pandemic and enforced national lockdown. Despite efforts by some dealerships to sell cars this way, it’s not really feasible. By Mark Dommisse.