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The next time a call centre agent tells you they got your number from the “national consumer database”, ask to speak to their manager. Aside from the fact that no such list exists, the Protection of Personal Information Act

African Prepaid Services Nigeria (APSN), a now-mostly-dormant company in which JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms has an effective 37% stake, is claiming US$481m, or about R4bn at the prevailing exchange rate, in damages from Multi-Links, Telkom’s former Nigerian

Blue Label Telecoms shareholders on Tuesday approved a plan by the JSE-listed company to buy the 12% of the company’s shares held by US software maker Microsoft in a deal worth R390m. Microsoft is selling the shares at a loss. It bought 91,9m shares in 2007 for R6,75/share and is selling