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Chris Spillane

Chris Spillane

    BLAST FROMT THE PAST: General Electric to double Africa Revenue to $10bn
    BLAST FROMT THE PAST: General Electric to double Africa Revenue to $10bn
    JUNE 4, 2015: General Electric Co. (GE) is seeking to more than double revenue from Africa to as much as $10-billion over the next five years...
    PPC and investors find common ground on board appointments
    PPC and investors find common ground on board appointments
    PPC avoided a boardroom coup by shareholders after it agreed to offer investors the chance of board representation.
    Naspers soars on satellite, rockets on Chinese growth
    Naspers soars on satellite, rockets on Chinese growth
    Naspers Ltd, Africa's largest company by market value, said first-half earnings increased by 39% on growth in e-commerce, TV and the contribution...
    Vodacom sales rise on African data boom
    Vodacom sales rise on African data boom
    Vodacom Group, the wireless operator with the most subscribers in South Africa, said quarterly revenue increased 4.3% as customers used more data...
    Telkom to cut staff in half to lower costs - union
    Telkom to cut staff in half to lower costs - union
    Telkom will cut about half of its workforce as Africa's largest fixed-line phone operator seeks to reduce spending and help stabilise the business,...
    Naspers profit growth slows on internet investment
    Naspers profit growth slows on internet investment
    Naspers, Africa's largest company by market value, said full-year profit rose at the slowest pace in at least six years after the media company's...
    Suspended Telkom CFO's hearing to conclude by year end
    Suspended Telkom CFO's hearing to conclude by year end
    Telkom, Africa's largest fixed-line operator, will probably resolve a disciplinary process into the alleged misconduct of suspended chief financial...
    Spotify in talks with Vodacom over music deal in Africa
    Spotify in talks with Vodacom over music deal in Africa
    Spotify Ltd is in talks with Vodacom Group on a partnership that would mark the music-streaming service's first foray into the African continent,...
    Telkom boss ordered to attend corporate governance course
    Telkom boss ordered to attend corporate governance course
    Telkom chief executive Sipho Maseko faces referral to South Africa's national prosecutor or a fine if he fails to attend a corporate...
    Vodacom and MTN to pay R2.26-billion to take over Nashua Mobile customers
    Vodacom and MTN to pay R2.26-billion to take over Nashua Mobile customers
    South Africa's Vodacom Group and MTN Group will buy mobile-phone subscribers from Nashua Mobile for R2.26-billion after the service provider...
    Torrential rains knock SA economy
    Torrential rains knock SA economy
    Heavy rain in South Africa's capital, its neighbouring main financial hub of Johannesburg and in the east of the country may further damage an...
    Telkom in talks with MTN on network sharing
    Telkom in talks with MTN on network sharing
    Telkom, Africa's largest landline provider, is in talks with the MTN Group to share the companies’ mobile-phone networks.