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Ramaphosa ‘must scrap monopoly Woan’ idea

If President Cyril Ramaphosa is serious about preparing South Africa for the so-called “fourth industrial revolution”, he would be well advised to scrap the plan to create a “monopoly” wholesale open-access network

Data prices will fall, Ebrahim Patel says

Economic development minister Ebrahim Patel said in a speech in parliament on Monday that interventions by government will ensure that data prices will fall as this is key to underpinning South Africa’s efforts to

Meet the new ‘renewables superpowers’

Imagine a world where every country has not only complied with the Paris climate agreement but has moved away from fossil fuels entirely. How would such a change affect global politics? The 20th century was dominated by

First driverless taxis to hit the US

The first US commercial ride-hailing service without human drivers has been approved. Waymo, a unit of Google parent Alphabet, got a permit in late January from the Arizona department of transportation to operate as a

Ramaphosa to establish ICT commission

President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his maiden state-of-the-nation address, said government will soon establish a “digital industrial revolution commission” to ensure South Africa “is in a position to seize the opportunities and

DStv to hike prices on 1 April: all the details

The stronger rand appears to have helped MultiChoice keep its annual price increases below inflation. The broadcaster said the price of DStv Premium, its top-end bouquet, will rise by 2.5% on 1 April 2018 – from

Blue Label share price ‘could double’

Blue Label Telecoms, the JSE-listed company that now owns 45% of Cell C, said on Thursday that it expects core headline earnings per share for the six months ended 30 November 2017 to double compared to

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