Browsing: Jay Naidoo

Opinion
Fear and loathing in digital TV land

If you think that Faith Muthambi is the first politician to wreck the media party, then you simply aren’t paying attention. Take “Poison” Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri. Following a career of unmitigated failure, she was elevated to the post of minsiter of communications

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Zuma has set ICT back 25 years: Shinn

President Jacob Zuma’s decision to split the department of communications into two separate entities — one focused on broadcasting and media and the other on posts and telecommunications — is a retrograde step that has set ICT policy making in South Africa back by 25 years. That’s the view of

In-depth
SA Newsmakers of 2013

Here they are, TechCentral’s South African Newsmakers of 2013. These are the individuals, in ascending order from five to one, who we believe were the most newsworthy in the technology and telecommunications space this year, for good reasons and bad

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Pule may lose Telkom, Sentech oversight

With a potential repositioning of some of the country’s most significant parastatals in the offing, a number of ministers could lose out as key entities are placed under the ever-extending wing of public enterprises minister Malusi Gigaba. Not least of these

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J&J Group involved in bid to buy Telkom

Black-led investment firm J&J Group, together with an unnamed international telecommunications company, put forward a joint “expression of interest” to buy a controlling stake in Telkom last year, but the deal apparently fell through when Korea’s KT Corp made an offer to purchase a minority, 20% stake in

Duncan McLeod
Moholi’s Telkom challenge

Finally, Telkom has a new group CEO. After years of instability, the organisation should have a chance to get settled. It is steadiness at the helm that is paramount if it’s going to survive and perhaps even thrive in