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Interview: ICT policy expert Charley Lewis

Thank you for downloading the TechCentral podcast. In this episode, Duncan McLeod chats to former lecturer and ICT policy and regulatory expert Charley Lewis on the ICT sector in South Africa and how it’s

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Eskom to close down power stations

Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe on Tuesday confirmed that the power utility will expedite plans to close four power stations in order to accommodate renewable independent power producers. The stations are the 3GW Kriel, 1GW Komati, 2GW

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SABC protests ban ‘deeply patronising’

The SABC’s decision to stop broadcasting images of violent protests smacks of autocracy and is deeply patronising, trade union federation Cosatu said on Monday. The broadcaster was assuming South Africans were

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Telkom job cuts a ‘crude stunt’

Trade union federation Cosatu has slammed Telkom’s plans to cut 300 jobs and outsource another 254 staff. On Friday, Telkom confirmed that a section 189 process – which deals

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ANN7 worst place in SA to work: Cosatu

Trade union federation Cosatu has named the Gupta-owned broadcaster ANN7 as the worst employer in the country. The news television channel was nominated by the Communication Workers Union (CWU), which represents employees at ANN7. Cosatu

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Cosatu slams Uber’s business model

Uber is coming under increased pressure as trade union federation Cosatu is now taking aim at the Internet ride-sharing service. Opposition to Uber has become evident among rival metered

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