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Telkom soars on turnaround hopes

Telkom’s share price touched a fresh 52-week high on Monday as investors continued to pile back into the company on the expectation that it will begin to deliver on a promised turnaround in its fortunes in 2014. In intraday trading on Monday, Telkom was trading as high as

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Telkom: Vodacom sale a ‘big mistake’

The decision five years ago to sell Telkom’s 50% stake in Vodacom is “recognised as one of the company’s biggest mistakes”, says chief strategy officer Miriam Altman. But Telkom can’t afford to dwell on the past and needs to focus on building its core fixed-line business and finding a solution to

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Len de Villiers is new Telkom CIO

Telkom has named one of the country’s top chief information officers, Len de Villiers, as its new CIO. De Villiers is a former CIO for both Nedbank and Absa.
De Villiers takes on the role on 1 November. He has 25 years’ experience in the IT industry having start in IT

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Telkom CEO tells Icasa: ‘We’re sorry’

Shortly after taking the reins at Telkom in April, newly appointed group CEO Sipho Maseko made it one of his first orders of business to meet with and apologise to the full council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) for the operator’s past aggressive approach to the industry

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Miriam Altman to head Telkom strategy

Telkom has tapped a member of Trevor Manuel’s National Planning Commission as its new head of strategy. Miriam Altman will join the troubled telecommunications operator on 1 June. Altman, who will report directly to newly appointed Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko, will support