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Tussle for Telkom top job

There was a tight race between Sipho Maseko and Brian Armstrong for Telkom’s top job, a source claiming to have knowledge of the appointment process has told TechCentral. Telkom confirmed the news of Maseko’s appointment as its new group CEO in a statement to shareholders after TechCentral broke

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Telkom may soon know its fate

After repeated delays, communications minister Dina Pule says the options for Telkom’s future are being finalised in consultation with the telecommunications operator’s board. Pule put options to cabinet last year but these were returned following recent board changes that saw Jabu

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Telkom share leaps higher on board hires

Telkom’s share price jumped more than 4% in intraday trading after it announced the appointment of five independent nonexecutive directors to fill posts vacant since October. The share closed up by 3,5%, a rare strong move for a company whose share price has tumbled by almost 45% over the past year

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King Louis named to Telkom board

Former Absa deputy CEO Louis von Zeuner — known to his colleagues in the banking industry as “King Louis” — has been named as one of five new business leaders who have joined the board of the partially state-owned telecommunications operator Telkom. Von Zeuner, who is highly respected in the

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Pule meets with Telkom board

Communications minister Dina Pule is “confident” that the board of Telkom will “help the state achieve its developmental goals” while ensuring that the telecommunications group remains “commercially sustainable”. Pule made the remarks in a written statement following her first meeting with Telkom’s board

Lloyd Gedye
Meet Telkom’s man of ‘testicular fortitude’

If Telkom had a theme tune right now it would probably be written by hard rock band AC/DC, perhaps something from their 1976 classic album Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap. No, not the title track, because there is nothing cheap about Telkom, with communications minister Dina Pule’s adviser

Duncan McLeod
Telkom’s impressive new chairman

Impressive. That’s the adjective that seems most appropriate in describing Telkom’s new chairman. Jabu Mabuza, a taxi driver turned business mogul, has very quickly identified the challenges facing Telkom and recognised the need to mend the breakdown

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Mabuza draws line in sand at Telkom

It is not up to government to devise a strategy for Telkom or for it to impose its will on the company. Rather, it’s up to management, through the board of directors, to develop a strategy and sell that to all shareholders, including government. That’s the view of newly

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