Chris Spillane

Chris Spillane works from Barcelona, Spain. ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ recovering journalist, former @business & @politicoeurope scribbler, views ≠ mine , are we having fun yet? [X] Chris Spillane has over 1885 followers on Twitter.

BLAST FROMT THE PAST: General Electric to double Africa Revenue to $10bn

General Electric says it is seeking to target power, health and locomotive opportunities in the hopes of boosting economies in Africa.

PPC and investors find common ground on board appointments

The cement giant will allow investors to nominate directors to its board - and in doing so, has averted a showdown.

Naspers soars on satellite, rockets on Chinese growth

Africa's largest company saw first-half earnings increase by 39%, owing partly to interests in emerging markets such as China and Russia.

Vodacom sales rise on African data boom

The telecom giant's sales rose to R18.3-billion in the second quarter with data revenue from other African countries accelerating growth.

Telkom to cut staff in half to lower costs – union

The union plans to take Telkom to court to prevent the firing of 9 500 of it's workers but the company says no such number has been specified as yet.

Naspers profit growth slows on internet investment

Investment in e-commerce has negatively affected the media giant's balance sheet but the company says its strategy is sound.

Suspended Telkom CFO’s hearing to conclude by year end

Jacques Schindehutte, Telkom's suspended chief financial officer, expects a disciplinary process into his alleged misconduct to wrap up before 2015.

Spotify in talks with Vodacom over music deal in Africa

International digital music service Spotify is said to be in talks with Vodacom to provide users with access to its music library.

Telkom boss ordered to attend corporate governance course

Telkom chief executive Sipho Maseko has been ordered to attend a corporate governance course or face a R1-million fine or criminal prosecution.

Vodacom and MTN to pay R2.26-billion to take over Nashua Mobile customers

South Africa's two biggest mobile phone companies will buy Nashua Mobile's 900 000 mobile subscribers after it deemed its model unsustainable.

Torrential rains knock SA economy

Weeks of rain in the north and east of the country will have an impact on infrastructure spend, construction revenues and even maize harvesting.

Telkom in talks with MTN on network sharing

A deal between the telecommunications giants could help reduce the cost of wireless business.

Press Releases

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!

Nurturing expert teachers

There's a shortage of resources in many schools and it's important for teachers to understand that they are the biggest resource in a classroom

Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation