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Gugulakhe Lourie

Gugulakhe Lourie

    Microsoft unveils SA empowerment deal
    Microsoft unveils SA empowerment deal
    Microsoft South Africa, a unit of the world's largest software firm, will invest R475-million in four black-owned software firms to meet black...
    Vodacom boosts first-half profit, lifts dividend
    Vodacom boosts first-half profit, lifts dividend
    Cellphone operator Vodacom said on Monday first-half earnings rose 38,4% and lifted its interim dividend 64%, due to the removal of one-time...
    Aveng full-year profit falls
    Aveng full-year profit falls
    Aveng, Africa's largest builder by market value, posted an 8% drop in full-year profit, hit by lower demand for construction projects, and said it...
    Vodacom, Nedbank launch mobile cash service
    Vodacom, Nedbank launch mobile cash service
    South Africa's largest cellphone group, Vodacom, is teaming up with Nedbank to deliver a phone-based cash transfer service, similar to a successful...
    Sports Ministry cancels Semenya briefing
    Sports Ministry cancels Semenya briefing
    The Sports Ministry on Thursday cancelled a press conference at short notice to announce a decision on women's world 800m champion Caster Semenya's...
    Govt backs MTN, Bharti deal
    Govt backs MTN, Bharti deal
    The South African government backs a proposed tie-up between MTN Group and India's Bharti Airtel that could lead to the creation of the world's...
    MTN first-half profit up, no decision on Bharti deal
    MTN first-half profit up, no decision on Bharti deal
    MTN Group reiterated that no decision had been taken with regard to its proposed merger with India's Bharti Airtel on Thursday after posting a rise...
    SA will crack down on rioters, warns Zuma
    SA will crack down on rioters, warns Zuma
    South African President Jacob Zuma said police will move swiftly to crack down on rioters after violent protests erupted this week over poor...
    Cosatu urges review of inflation targeting
    Cosatu urges review of inflation targeting
    The powerful Congress of South African Trade Unions reiterated its demand on Saturday that the country's inflation targeting policy be reviewed....
    Telkom aims to save R2-billion in costs
    Telkom aims to save R2-billion in costs
    Telkom aims to save R2-billion over two years through cost cutting measures that include merging its smaller African units, its CFO said on...
    Vodacom makes strong debut on JSE
    Vodacom makes strong debut on JSE
    Shares in South Africa's Vodacom made a strong debut on the JSE on Monday, reassuring investors after the Congress of South African Trade Unions...
    MTN eyes 25% growth in cellphone customers
    MTN eyes 25% growth in cellphone customers
    MTN, Africa's biggest cellphone operator by subscribers, aims to increase customers by a quarter this year and is eyeing acquisitions as demand in...