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TechCentral’s top 5 podcasts in June

TechCentral’s interview with newly appointed BCX CEO Jonas Bogoshi was the publication’s most popular podcast in June 2018, in what was another record month for downloads. The Bogoshi interview, recorded

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Remgro’s CIVH pounces on Vumatel

Community Investment Ventures Holdings, a shareholder in Dark Fibre Africa, announced on Friday is has bought 34.9% of fibre-to-the-home pioneer Vumatel and plans to buy the remaining 65.1% soon, subject

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Top CEOs meet over spectrum impasse

The leaders of some of South Africa’s biggest information and communications technology companies, including the four mobile operators, have met and agreed that the only way of resolving the impasse over broadband spectrum

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New leadership team at DFA

Open-access fibre telecommunications player Dark Fibre Africa has appointed Cilliers Steyn as chief financial officer and named Thinus Mulder as the new permanent CEO of the company. Steyn moves to DFA from his position as CEO of Community

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Heavyweights join Invenfin board

Former Vodacom CEO Pieter Uys and former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan have joined the board of Invenfin, the venture capital division of investment holding company Remgro Limited, as nonexecutive directors. Uys is already Remgro’s investment executive

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Vodacom makes progress in DRC

Vodacom has won protracted international arbitration proceedings in its long-running dispute with Congolese Wireless Network, the minority shareholder in its operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Relations between the two companies

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Pule’s policy panel meets

The information and communications technology (ICT) policy review panel appointed in November by communications minister Dina Pule met last Thursday and Friday in Pretoria to map out its work, divide up responsibilities and to design an approach to tackling the review process. The panel

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Top names to advise Pule

Former Vodacom CEO Pieter Uys is among 22 people who have been appointed by communications minister Dina Pule to advise her department as it prepares to overhaul the legislation that governs South Africa’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. Other well-known people

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Pieter Uys takes up a new job

Former Vodacom Group CEO Pieter Uys will join the management team of Stellenbosch-based investment firm Remgro in April 2013 on a full-time basis. He will also join the company’s board of directors. Remgro, which emerged from Rembrandt — the tobacco and industrial conglomerate founded by Anton Rupert — was one of the

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