President Cyril Ramaphosa has ordered his communications minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, to bring down mobile data prices by 50% by instituting direct controls on retail prices. This is a grave mistake. By Ivo Vegter.
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The Right2Know Campaign has filed a high court application against MTN, Cell C and Telkom to get the operators to hand over details of when and how often they accede to requests from law enforcement agencies.
The Competition Commission should force the mobile operators to split themselves into separate wholesale and retail businesses, the Right2Know Campaign said on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the Right2Know Campaign will appear before parliament’s justice committee to spell out why the new Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity…
Government accesses the call records of more than 70 000 phone numbers in South Africa per year, according to the Right2Know Campaign, citing statistics from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom. “These numbers show that, at
The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) on Tuesday commended the SABC 8 for refusing to back down in the face of intimidation and death threats. With news of threats to the journalists’ lives emerging at the weekend
Controversial former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng was swamped by ANC supporters who hugged him and shook his hand when he arrived at parliament on Wednesday. As soon he got out of his car, supporters rushed towards
The Cape Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday said it shared concerns about the SABC’s management issues, but that none of its members had approached it for advice on withdrawing advertising from the public broadcaster. Around
SABC employees are desperate to leave the Communication Workers Union (CWU), former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Wednesday. He had received calls from SABC employees wanting
SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has vowed to “deal with” any employee disloyal to the public broadcaster. This would be carried out through “Operation Clean Up”, he told reporters at the SABC’s headquarters in Johannesburg on Monday